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Dream Big 2019

Dream Big 2019: BIR Raises the Roof

Saturday evening, November 16, more than 200 people packed the Wing Point Golf Club dining room for Bainbridge Island Rowing’s Dream Big 2019 Dinner, Auction, and Celebration. The theme of the night was family. Over and over, guest speakers...

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BIR Masters Make Good at 40th Annual Head of the Lake

The 40th annual Head of the Lake Regatta hosted by the the Lake Washington Rowing Club on Sunday, November 2 brought together 83 rowing clubs for juniors, collegiate, and masters competition on the 5K route running from Lake Union, through Portage...

American Lake Fall Classic 2019

BIR Brings Home 15 Medals from American Lake

At Sunday’s (October 13) American Lake Fall Classic 2019, Bainbridge Island Rowing medaled in just about all of the team’s events and came home with an impressive 15 top-three finishes out of 17 races. BIR brought home gold in the...

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BIR Varsity Girls 4+ Compete at Prestigious Windermere Cup 2019

The very exclusive Windermere Cup is an invitation-only regatta that happened this past Saturday, May 4, in Seattle’s Mountlake Cut. The Bainbridge Island Rowing Girls’ Varsity 4+ boat was invited to race for the Colin Sykes Cup. BIR...

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BIR Finishes 1st and 2nd Overall at 2019 Brentwood Regatta

From the 2019 Brentwood Regatta, this past weekend, April 26-28, at Brentwood College in Mill Bay on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, BIR girls emerged in first place overall out of 22 teams, with 480 regatta points. The Bainbridge boys were...

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Friendly Scrimmage with Lakeside and SK

Saturday morning, April 20, 2019, Lakeside and South Kitsap rowers arrived in Eagle Harbor for a friendly scrimmage with Bainbridge Rowing. At the same time, BIR novice rowers headed over to Kenmore to meet Lakeside in Lake Washington. For...

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BIR Gets New Ergs Through BIPF Community Grant

An erg is a rowing machine, something that plays a very important role in the lives of rowers. Bainbridge Island Rowing athletes use them all the time for training, especially in the winter when they are off the water, and with so much use the...

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Salt Watta Regatta 2019: Photo Gallery

Sunday, March 10, was a perfect day—calm and dry and partly sunny—for a regatta. BIR was lucky to have picked it for its Salt Watta Regatta 2019. The regatta was actually a sprint scrimmage pitting guest Olympic Area Rowing against the home crew...

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Regattas on the Horizon: Your Survival Guide

The spring regatta season is about to begin, with the first event, the Salt Watta Regatta, scheduled for this Sunday, March 10, at home. (An earlier regatta against Holy Names has been postponed.) If you’ve never been to a regatta, you need...

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Melt the Snow and Help BIR Rowers with Spice Route Takeover

So we’re got a little more snow and cold temperature than we’re used to in mid-February in Western Washington. Our rowers have only been out on the water a few times so far this season because of the ice and cold. Ten days from now you...