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Rowing

Rowing

Organized rowing first began in the Lakehead in 1904 with the construction of a clubhouse near the Mission Bridge in the west Fort William area. This was the home of the Fort William Rowing Club, which celebrated their 100th anniversary a couple of years ago The waterways of the Kam river were alive with activity during the 1930s.

The Fort William Rowing Club dominating NWIRA competitions from the 30s through the 50s and brought home medals from the prestigious Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. The Thunder Bay Rowing Club carried on the tradition of excellence claiming numerous NWIRA and Henley titles.

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