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Spiritwear Sale This Saturday!

Saturday, February 18th, AJRA will hold a spiritwear sale at the boathouse from 9am to 1pm. Many favorites have returned for another season, along with several new and redesigned spring items. Please consider stopping by to pick up a new hat, hoodie, or sticker for yourself and your favorite Atlanta Juniors rower!

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Learn a New Sport over Spring Break!

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New for 2017, AJRA will offer a one-week Learn-to-Row camp during the first week in April. Sessions will be held Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 7th, from 10am to 12:30pm. This is a great way to take advantage of being in town during Spring Break and learn a new sport. No experience needed for Spring Break LTR!

Register online here, and contact Program Coordinator Anna Virgo with any questions about Spring Break Camp!

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Atlanta Juniors Bring Home the Golden Hammer

For the sixth year running, Atlanta Juniors went down to the Atlanta Erg Sprints, and returned home with a golden hammer trophy for overall Junior Team Points!

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The day was filled with individual highlights, huge personal records, and great support between all teammates during tough competitions. AJRA athletes competed in nine different events, coming home with 18 total medals. Ada Dildar and Clara Warmath also set new records in their respective events, bringing home an individual golden hammer in addition to their gold medal. AJRA parents and alumni also were out in force, bringing home several medals of their own!

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Individual Results

Gold Medalists: Duke Brady (Junior Men), Paige Cohen (Junior Women), Ada Dildar (Junior Lightweight Men), Clara Warmath (Junior Lightweight Women), Will Holt (Junior Novice Men), Connor Slawin (Junior Coxswain Men), Sally Weltner (Junior Coxswain Women)

Silver Medalists: Oliver Babb (Junior Men), Dylan Paul (Junior Lightweight Men), Amanda Mitchell (Junior Novice Women)

Bronze Medalists: Oscar Lee (Junior Men), Sarah Stacks (Junior Lightweight Women), Chris Halliwell (Junior Novice Men), Jasmine Lewis (Junior Novice Women), Caitlin Raad (Junior Coxswain Women)

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Team Results

Gold Team Relay: Duke Brady, Allie Filan, Kunal Vohra, Jasmine Lewis

Silver Team Relay: Oscar Lee, Paige Cohen, Chris Halliwell, Kaitlin Porter

Bronze Team Relay: Dylan Paul, Riley Anderson, Ben Tallant, Amanda Mitchell

 

Results are available online, as well as several photo galleries of the event from Row2k and from AJRA photographers.

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Atlanta Erg Sprints Coming Up!

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This Saturday, AJRA athletes will attend the Atlanta Erg Sprints, held at Georgia Tech’s Campus Recreation Center. Approximately 135 Atlanta Juniors will compete in nine different events, and will be looking to defend the Youth Team Points trophy for 2017. Several AJRA parents and alumni will be competing throughout the day as well! Find the full racing schedule on the Atlanta Erg Sprints website. Go AJRA!

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