Summer 2018 Program Schedule:
Junior Men: June 4 - Aug 13.
Junior Women: June 4 - Aug 13.
Open Women: June 4 - Aug 13. Athletes racing at NCAAs can begin one full week after the end of racing.
Junior Men: 3:30-5:30 PM weekday afternoons, 7-10 AM Saturday. 3 morning practices per week will be held on a flexible schedule after the end of the school year. Times are usually 5:30 - 7:30 AM, but are based on athlete schedules.
Junior Women: 4-6 PM weekday afternoons, 7-10 AM Saturday. 3 morning practices per week will be held on a flexible schedule after the end of the school year. Times are usually 5:30 - 7:30 AM, but are based on athlete schedules.
Open Women - 5:30-7:15 AM Weekday mornings, 6:15 - 7:30 Weekday afternoons, 7-10 AM Saturday.
Coaches: Elliott Lane (JM, OW), Greg King (JW), Kirk Shipley (JW), Matt Russell (OW), Rachel Gabbay (JW), Zach Johnson (JM), Bianca Arrington (OW, JW)
Program Cost: $1050 for program registration.
Travel regattas are charged separately.
This Summer, TBC Racing will compete in the following races:
Selected athletes will participate.
Selected Athletes will participate.
Team Honors: Women's Points Trophy
Gold Medals: Men's U19 8+, Women's U19 4+, Women's U17 4+, Men's Senior Light 4-,
Silver Medals: Women's U19 8+, Men's U19 4+, Women's Senior 8+, Women's U17 8+
Bronze Medals: Women's Senior 2-, Women's Senior 4-, Women's Intermediate 8+, Women's Senior 4+
Gold Medal - Women's U17 4+
Second Place - Men's U19 8+
Third Place - Women's U23 8+, Women's Open Dash
TBC Racing is now offering a spring program designed primarily for athletes without a scholastic rowing option for the spring. The program will accept all athletes in grades 9-12; no prior rowing experience is required.
The Spring program will begin on March 1, or once the docks are back in at the Thompson Boat Center, and will run though mid-May.
Practices will be held from 4-6 PM every afternoon, with races on Saturdays. Program cost is $800, not including travel to away races.
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TBC Racing is a highly competitive summer and fall club program which trains out of the Thompson Boat Center in Washington, DC. Our summer program begins in early June, and runs through early August, with races at USRowing Club Nationals and the Canadian Henley. The program is intensive, averaging 9 practices per week after the end of school, and is dedicated to high performance in both the technical and fitness aspects of the sport. This attitude is reflected in our results - in the last 5 years, the men's and women's teams have both earned national championships at Club Nationals (along with a number of silver and bronze medals). As a measure of individual success, our athletes are regularly represented in the All-Met awards (6 of the 9 men and 5 of the 9 women in 2015), and alumni of the junior program row for the top schools in the country .
Training at TBC takes advatange of the time offered by the summer season. Our athletes row and race a variety of hull types, including pairs, fours and eights, and we are able to take the time to teach technique on a very detailed level. Our coaches are drawn from some of the best in the area, with an intense love of the sport, and a long track record of successful teams. The program is open to all athletes who have participated in at least one season of competitive rowing - Freshmen and Sophomores (high school) usually row with our 16 and under squad, while Juniors and Seniors row with the 18 and under group.
If you love rowing, want to challenge yourself, develop your skills, and compete at the national level, join us this summer on the Potomac!
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