Category Archives: English

d’apprentissage à ramer (AAR) – Learn to Row (LTR) 2017

We had our first LTR session this weekend. Marilou coached our class. Each rower had 4 hours of rowing with a coach on Saturday and Sunday. Nous avons eu notre première session AAR ce week-end. Marilou a entraîné notre classe. … Continue reading

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The life lessons of rowing

Rowing is so much more than a sport or exercise. Its terrible demands change us as people. Here is what I mean. “Rowing is perhaps the toughest of sports. Once the race start, there are no time outs, no substitutions. … Continue reading

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AKR Launch Day – The Story

Here is a wonderful review in the Brome County News by Ann Davidson – the hardest working local reporter I know.

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Thank you!

English Follows: Un grand merci à vous tous. 24 personnes ont rangé avec les athlètes. Beaucoup, d’autres, y compris de nombreux enfants, ont essayé dans les bateaux formateurs. Un grand merci au maire et au conseil aussi pour nous donner … Continue reading

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What is it like to row?

In the picture, you can see Marilou in that peak moment when it all comes together when you are rowing. You are at one with the boat and with the water. You are part of the larger natural world. This … Continue reading

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Could Rowing turn our Lake into the equivalent of Mont Glen?

Could rowing on our lake have the same kind of positive impact on Lac Brome as skiing on Mont Glen had for our town back in the day? Mont Glen changed Knowlton in the 1970’s and 1980’s. The powerful attraction … Continue reading

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Come and experience what rowing is all about August 26 Douglass Beach

  Aviron Knowlton Rowing Club (AKR for short) was formed in May 2017 to help make rowing a reality on Brome Lake. AKR’s mission is to support the high performance rowers who now train here and to introduce rowing to … Continue reading

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AKR – Medals! Médailles!

Image haut: Marilou Duvernay-Tardif sur la gauche avec sa médaille d’argent. Deuxième image: à droite, Sam Carmel et son partenaire Quentin Basiren avec une médaille de bronze. Troisième image: le milieu gauche est Anna Burnotte et le milieu droit est … Continue reading

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Aviron juillet 5 2017

The premier 8 sur Lac Brome  

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Knowlton Rowers Go to Rotterdam to Row in under 23 World Championships

From 2016 Gabby Smith and Julia Vander Hoeven, who have trained all spring and summer here in  Knowlton, leave us, this Thursday August 11, 2016, to go to Rotterdam where they will compete in the World under 23 Championship. Their … Continue reading

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