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Our First Week in Dusseldorf!

Our first week in Dusseldorf has been ideal. After an uneventful travel day—just the way you (…) More

Incredible Finish to the Year for Ridley Rowing Team!

This was, undoubtedly, a spectacular finish to the regatta season for our Ridley Rowers. There were (…) More

1979 Ridley Heavy Eight Returns to Schoolboy 35 Years Later!

Thirty-five years after winning the US and Canadian Schoolboy Championships, as well the Princess Elizabeth Challenge (…) More

6 Ridley Crews Advance to the Finals at Schoolboy!

Saturday saw ideal conditions continue as Ridley Crews qualified for 6 Finals on Sunday. Even though (…) More

Ridley Crews Have Strong Showing in Friday Heats at Schoolboy!

Ridley Crews advanced in all but 1 heat during the first day of racing at the (…) More

Ridley Rowers Ready for Schoolboy Champs!

This weekend marks the 69th Annual Canadian Schoolboy Regatta (CSSRA), and our athletes have been fine (…) More

Welland and London Regattas Prove Great Tune-ups for CSSRA!

Recently, our Junior Ridley Rowers and Senior-development Rowers participated in the Annual Welland Regatta and Annual (…) More

Some Great Racing for Ridley Rowers at US Schoolboy Champs!

This past weekend saw Ridley’s Senior Boy’s continue their winning ways at the US Schoolboy Regatta (…) More

Despite Trying Conditions—Ridley Rowers Win Gold at Stotes!

  Despite crazy conditions this past weekend in Philadelphia—rain, flooding, wind and floating trees—the regatta officials (…) More

Ridley Shines at Mother’s Day Regatta!

Mother Nature seemed keen to celebrate in all of her glory our rowing mother’s on Henley (…) More

Mothers Day Regatta is this Weekend!

Last years Mother’s Day Regatta was, shall we say, a tad windy! The result was that (…) More

Ridley Grads have Successful Races in the US!

Austin Bald and Mac Copp, both members of the 2012 Ridley Heavy Eight, raced for their (…) More

Mother Nature Shines on Early Bird Regatta!

After the abysmal regatta season that local crews experienced last year in the Niagara Region, Mother (…) More

Ridley Rowers End Indoor Season with a Near SWEEP!

At this year’s 2014 Ontario Ergometer Championships, Ridley Rowers walked away with 3 Golds and 2 (…) More

2014 Competitive Season—Row Ridley!

Here are list of the everts for the upcoming 2014 Racing Season. We hope to see (…) More

Solid Start to the Indoor Season for Ridley Rowers

This past weekend at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga, Ridley Rowers walked away with (…) More

Rain Can’t Dampen Spirits of Alumni Row 2013

Despite the extremely wet conditions this past weekend, nothing was going to deter some very keen (…) More

Association Weekend 2013

Last year for the 2012 Ridley reunion row, we had three eights “racing” against one another. (…) More

Rowing Awards 2013

Neil used to always say how much he hated choosing the recipient for his trophy. “How (…) More

Some Better Closure

I have said from the get-go that the results of the CSSRA Regatta would in no (…) More

Canadian Schoolboy… Bust!

For the first time is CSSRA history, the Canadian Schoolboy Championship Finals were cancelled! As much (…) More

US Schoolboy Results

This year’s US Schoolboy saw strong tailwinds blow consistently throughout the entire three day regatta. Consequently, (…) More

Schedule of Events for Ridley Rowers at Canadian Schoolboy

This weekend is the Canadian Schoolboy Championships (aka CSSRA Championships). Our Ridley athletes have been training for months (…) More

Senior Women’s Quad Takes Bronze!

This past weekend the Senior Women’s Quad, the Senior Men’s Lightweight Double, and the Junior and (…) More

Mother’s Day Regatta a Blow-out!

Unfortunately, this years’ Mother’s Day Regatta had some of the worst wind we’ve seen all year. (…) More

Line-up for Mother’s Day Regatta!

The weather has finally changed, and Spring has undoubtedly sprung! One sure sign that it’s May (…) More

Early Bird Regatta 2013

Despite what one of our senior coaches calls “the worst spring he has ever seen,” Mother (…) More

Ridley Grad Wins at Crew Classic

Ali Whitty OR ’12 (far left) and her crew-mates from the University of Miami won their (…) More

The 2013 Regatta Season is Upon Us!

Here’s the schedule for the 2013 Ridley Rowing Racing Season. Grab your orange and black, and (…) More

Ridley Boat Club is Honoured at 3rd Annual Legacy Night

It’s been 40 years since the Ridley Graduate Boat Club was formed back in the early (…) More

Igal Lands 5th Best World Time for Ridley at Ontario’s

Yesterday saw Ridley Rower’s finish the indoor season with a boatload of PB’s—can’t ask for much (…) More

Ridley Grade 11’s Crack the Podium at CAN Indoor Erg Champs

The annual Canadian Indoor Ergometer Championships in Mississauga saw some tremendous performances yesterday from Ridley’s Senior (…) More

Ridley’s Hank Tank Host Another RCA Camp

This past weekend, Ridley’s Hank Tank was the site of another Rowing Canada ID camp for (…) More

A Founding Member Visits Hank!

Today, Carl Dorland – one of Ridley Rowing’s founding members, came by for a visit! With Ridley (…) More

U23 CAN Women Hold One-day Camp at Hank Tank

One of the original goals of the Ridley Rowing Hank Tank was to partner with Rowing Canada (…) More

First Day in the Hank Tank!

It’s been decades since there’s been a rowing tank that Ridley College could call their own. (…) More

The Hank Tank Arrives!

Bright and early this morning, members of the Ridley Rowing community met a rather large transport (…) More

Fall Inter-squad Regatta 2012

This past weekend Ridley crews lined up against each other in our annual Fall Inter-squad Regatta. (…) More

Ridley Rowers Race The Charles

This past weekend, we traveled down to the beautiful city of Boston to race the Head-of-the-Charles (…) More

Ridley’s Senior Women Take Silver

Ridley’s Senior Women’s double came away from the Head-of-the-Welland with a great row and a Silver (…) More

Ridley Rowers Relive Golden Days

This past Saturday, Ridley College Rowing hosted a number of Alumni who travelled from as far (…) More

Record Numbers for Ridley Rowing

After the success of last years Ridley Rowing crews, the buzz was palpable amongst the returning (…) More

Association Weekend Row

Last year, despite the windy and wet conditions, we managed to get two eights out for a (…) More

Support Above and Beyond

As the Director of Rowing at Ridley, I would like to thank Dr. Conrad Cowherd for (…) More

Ridley’s Henley Racing Ends

Yesterday, Ridley’s Heavy Eight came up against England’s Shrewsbury School in the second round of racing and (…) More

Ridley Advances to Second Round

The Ridley’s Heavy Eight defeated the Anglican Church Grammar School from Australia today to advance to (…) More

Ridley’s Heavy Eight Prepares for it’s First Race

Ridley was lucky enough to have some competition on the course in Henley-on-Thames yesterday as they (…) More

Today was the Spare Pair Race

Each year the rowing coaches at Jesus College organize a spare pair race the day before (…) More

The Draw Went Up Today

Today, we found out who we would be racing on Wednesday. The boys were quite keen (…) More

Ridley Heavy Eight Hits Henley Waters, Again!

For the first time in almost 20 years, a Ridley Heavy Eight rowed over the course (…) More

Ridley Rowers Take Gold, Silver and Bronze at National Championships

This past weekend, our Ridley Rowers braved wind, rain, cool temperatures and some rough water to (…) More

Ridley Crews Advance to the Finals

Todays heats and semi-finals saw five Ridley Crews move-on into the finals tomorrow. There were some (…) More

Ridley Crews Advance to Semi’s

Despite high winds and heavy rain, Ridley Rowers came away with some solid racing on the (…) More

Ridley Crews Set for CSSRA Championships

This weekend will mark the 67th annual Canadian High School Rowing Championships on Martindale Pond in (…) More

Ridley Rowers Come Away From US Schoolboy Champs With a Silver and Bronze

On the final day of racing here in Camden, New Jersey, our Ridley Crews (the only (…) More

Ridley Crews Advance to Semi’s at US Schoolboy Champs

Earlier today, amidst hot and muggy conditions here in Camden, New Jersey, our Ridley Crews all (…) More

Ridley Rowers Tune Up for US Schoolboy Champs in Princeton

This week, the Senior Ridley Rowers have been fortunate enough to spend their time training out (…) More

Ridley Rowers Tune Up Nicely in Welland

Over the May long weekend, Ridley rowers (mainly our Juniors) ventured to Welland for the annual (…) More

Ridley’s Senior Heavy Eight Silver at Stotes

Another perfect blue-sky day in Philadelphia saw our Senior Women’s Lightweight Double come away with a (…) More

Ridley Rowers Advance to Finals at Stotesbury Regatta

Under blue skies and perfect conditions here on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, our Senior Rowers all (…) More

Ridley Rowers Head to Stotes

Ridley Rowers will be heading to Philadelphia this weekend for the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. The Senior (…) More

Ridley Rowers have Strong Showing at Mother’s Day

The annual Mother’s Day Regatta saw Ridley Crews have a strong showing as perfect conditions and (…) More

Ridley Crews Prepare for Mother’s Day Regatta

This week, Ridley Crews have been training for their second regatta of the season—the annual Mother’s (…) More

Perfect Balance is Crucial

It’s all about trust, focus and teamwork—here our junior men’s lightweight eight try their hand at (…) More

Ridley Crews Produce Good Results at Early Bird

A beautiful day with ideal conditions saw Ridley College Crews have a good start to their (…) More

Junior Crews Prepare for Early Bird

This weekend is the annual Early Bird Regatta! It will take place on the waters of (…) More

Ridley Rowers Revisit Tradition

Back in the 1980’s the Ridley Heavy Eight used to meet twice a week for a (…) More

Ridley Rowers Go Swimming – On Purpose!

At our recent March training camp at Shawnigan Lake, our Ridley Rowers went for their traditional (…) More

Fraser Berkhout, “It’s all mental.”

Fraser Berkhout, OR ’03, stopped by our training camp at Shawnigan Lake to share some words (…) More

Ridley Rowing Juniors First Day

Yesterday, March 28th, marked the first day of rowing at the Island for our Junior Rowers. (…) More

Ridley Rowing Racing Schedule 2012

This years’ 2012 racing season promises to be an exciting one. Hope to see you there (…) More

Chris Wilson Joins Ridley Rowing

A native of St. Catharines, Chris Wilson has coached athletes at all levels of the sport (…) More

Ridley Rowers Head West

March Break 2012 brought sunshine and ridiculously warm temperatures to the Niagara region—usually ideal conditions for (…) More

Final week of dry-land workouts for Ridley Rowers

  After three months of being indoors living on the ergometer and spending early mornings lifting (…) More

Ridley Rowing Legacy Night Huge Success!

Saturday evening, in the Ross Morrow Theatre, current Ridley Rowers, parents, friends and alumni gathered to (…) More

Ridley Rowers Have Another Solid Performance at Ontario’s

Saturday, the Ridley Boat Club hosted its 25th Annual Ontario Ergometer Championships. Close to 800 athletes (…) More

Ridley Rowers Find Their Centre

Every Friday, with the help of their yoga instructor Michelle, Ridley’s senior rowers spend an afternoon (…) More

O’Brien Following in Big Footsteps

Kevin O’Brien OR ’83 and Wendy O’Brien OR ’88 both won multiple International Titles during their (…) More

Coach, Professor and Author Dr. Volker Nolte visits Ridley Rowers

Yesterday, the senior Ridley Rowers had a visit from Volker Nolte who currently is the head (…) More

Ridley Rowers hit the water, again!

For a second time this winter season, Ridley Rowers were able to get out on the (…) More

Ridley Rowers have solid showing!

At the 2012 Canadian Indoor Erg Championships yesterday, Ridley Rower’s had solid showings in many of (…) More

Ridley Rower prepares for the Olympics!

Fraser Berkhout is currently training at the Victoria Training Centre on Vancouver Island preparing for the (…) More

Arguably one of Ridley’s fastest!

In 1973, Ridley College returned to Henley-on-Thames, England for another shot at the coveted Princess Elizabeth (…) More

Ridley Rowing Advisory Group meet for a day of Strategic Planning

Part of reigniting the Ridley rowing legacy is having an ambitious, progressive and enduring plan, and (…) More

Ridley’s legendary sculling coach turns 80!

Jack Nicholson, long time Ridley College coach turned 80 years young on Friday. On of Canada’s (…) More

How Ridley Rowers start their day.

Early morning erg sessions are how our high-performance rowers begin their day. We spend the winter (…) More

Ridley Rowers race the Charles

This past autumn, Ridley College Rowers travelled to Boston for the 2011 Head-of-the-Charles. Both the women’s (…) More

Ridley Rowers hit the water in January!

West Coast, eat your heart out! Today, January 11th, some senior members of the Ridley College (…) More

Intra-Squad Regatta 2011

This past fall we wrapped up the term with an intra-squad race. We combined novice and (…) More

Ridley sculler wins Silver at Junior Nationals

  On a blustery Saturday this past November, Ridley’s top senior women’s sculler garnered a silver medal at (…) More

CSSRA Championships 2011 (aka: Schoolboy Regatta)

50 Ridley athletes will be part of a cohort of 2500 young men and women, representing (…) More

Ridley Tigersport Rowing School…

If you’re looking for some summer options for a young rower want-a-be, check out Ridley Tigersport (…) More

Good luck from our Captain…

It’s finally here, after the long winter months of hard training we begin the racing season. (…) More

Early Bird Regatta 2011

It was a great start to the racing season. Our Ridley crews had some terrific performances… (…) More

Ridley Rowers Race at Junior National Time Trial

During this past Easter weekend, five members of the Ridley Rowing Team had the opportunity to (…) More

Ridley College Rowing Family Handbook

With the help of some very dedicated parents, we have developed a handbook that will allow (…) More

Regattas for 2011

Early Bird Regatta – April 30th, Henley Course – Martindale Pond, St.Catharines, Ontario Head of the (…) More

March Training Camp

Our 2011 rowing camp was a great success! Perfect weather. Lots of miles of hard training. (…) More

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