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Icebreaker 2016

By

Eric Cerny

2Last weekend, a group of 10 youth rowers from our High School Community Rowing program, held on Wednesdays after school, traveled to Boston, MA, to compete in the Icebreaker, the northeast regional youth open water rowing championships. For many, it was their first Icebreaker, but for the others, it was their chance to defend a title. In 2015, VCB dominated the coxed fours and brought home the first ever Icebreaker perpetual trophy. Like the Stanley Cup, the winners have to bring the trophy back and defend it the following year. 3 returning rowers brought the trophy all the way from VCB and proudly handed it off to race organizer Lory Newmeyer with the intention of winning it back. Continue reading »