Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame   Class of 2019

Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Class of 2019


Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce the Class of 2019 Rowing Hall of Fame inductees with outstanding Canadian rowing icons represented in the Athlete and Builder categories. The class of 2019 includes Olympic champions, the 1984 Olympic Men’s Coxed Eight, the 1976 Women’s Olympic Rowing Team, and builders Neil Campbell (posthumously) and Dick McClure.

The Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame (CRHF) was established to recognize those exceptional athletes, coaches and builders who are responsible for Canada’s ongoing excellence in rowing, both nationally and world-wide.

RCA and the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Committee are pleased to invite members of the rowing community to celebrate the Class of 2019 on Friday, September 27th in conjunction with National Rowing Championships in Burnaby, BC.

Class of 2019 – Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Inductees

Athlete Category

1984 Olympic Men’s Coxed Eight
The Canadian Men’s coxed eight won Gold at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles warding off the home crowd favourites, USA. This gold medal was the first ever gold medal won by a Canadian men’s eight at an Olympic Games or World Championships.

Pat Turner   

Kevin Neufeld        

Mark Evans  

Grant Main   

Paul Steele  

Mike Evans  

Dean Crawford      

Blair Horn    

Brian McMahon (coxswain)

1976 Women’s Olympic Rowing Team

Debut of women’s rowing events (1000m) at an Olympic Games – 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal Quebec.

Beverley Cameron

Cheryl Howard

Elizabeth Craig-Eaton

Tricia Smith

Barbara Boettcher

Guylaine Bernier

Elaine Bourbeau

Sandra Kirby

Johanne Delisle

Monica Draeger

Joy Fera

Linda Schaumleffel

Dolores Young

Barbara Mutch

Gail Cort

Mazina Delure

Carol Eastmure

Nancy Higgins

Christine Neuland

Susan Antoft

Wendy Pullan

Rhonda Ross

Illoana Smith

Colette Pepin

Trice Cameron

Builder Category

Neil Campbell (1931-2006)
St. Catharines Rowing Club

Dick McClure
Burnaby Lake Rowing Club

Rowing Canada Aviron invites members of the rowing community to join us in celebrating the class of 2019. Tickets will be available for purchase soon! 

Friday September 27th, 2019
Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Reception
Class of 2019 Inductions
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown- Burnaby, BC
7:00 pm

About the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame
The Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame was established in 2015 to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of Canadian rowers at the highest levels of the sport, and those whose efforts have contributed directly to those results. These individual stories will serve as inspirations to Canadians and others, and will help to promote the sport and its amazing history.

For event information, please contact lbrown@rowingcanada.org.
For media inquiries, please contact comm@rowingcanada.org

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