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NCC Rowers medal at NW Masters Regionals


July 9, 2013

North West Masters Regionals, held this year at Vancouver Lake, is the largest regional regatta in the U.S. North Cascades Crew of Lake Stevens was one of 47 clubs competing from eight states and Canada.

Jen Huffman and Wendy Clark took first place, a gold medal, in the Women’s 2XB division. Competing against younger rowers paid off for Huffman and Clark with a third place bronze in the Women’s 2XA race.

Success also came in the single races. In the Women’s 1XC group Huffman earned a first place gold medal and in the 1XA a second place silver.

Kat Runyon won a third place bronze in the Women’s 1XF.

Ben McIsaac, competing against men from 21 to 54 years old, took home a second place silver medal in the Lightweight AA D1X.

North Cascades Crew (NCC) was established in 2008 by a passionate group of area rowers with a desire to introduce and share the many benefits of the sport in a safe and supportive environment.

For more information about upcoming Learn to Row sessions and Summer Youth Program visit or call 888.ROW.NCC1.

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