Rowers ready for World Cup

Rowing Canada unveiled its standard bearers who will be competing in eight events at the first World Rowing Cup event later this month in Italy.
Two members of the team of 28 are products of the Burnaby Lake Rowing Club.
Lauren Wilkinson, a member of the women’s eight team, and Brendan Hodge, with the lightweight men’s four, will be among the athletes taking to the waters in Varese, Italy from April 15 to 17 for the inaugural World Rowing Cup. The second stage goes May 27 to 30 in Switzerland. Canada has qualified six boats for this year’s Olympics.

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