Rowing

Graham G. Wilkins

From 1974 to 1984, Graham was a member of both the Trent University and Peterborough Rowing Clubs. His crews were gold medalists at the Canadian Championships in 1981, 82 and 83 and the North American Championships (Canadian Henley Regatta) in 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, and 1984. Graham was also a member of the Peterborough crews…

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George C. Rogers

George Rogers was the area’s top miler in track. He played on one of the first Peterborough football teams and started the first local gymnastics club, but his greatest passion was for rowing. In 1879 he put together a crew comprised of his brother Richard, Bill Shaw and A.J. Belcher which became prominent nationally. In…

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William Henry Dayman

Born in Port Hope in 1859, William Henry Dayman was an outstanding, versatile local athlete through the 1880’s. In 1883 he became the captain and pitcher of the Peterborough Silver Star Baseball Team. In 1885 Dayman was the baseball representative on the newly formed PAAA (Peterborough Amateur Athletic Association) which included cricket, baseball, football, boating,…

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Jennifer Walinga

Jennifer Walinga

Growing up in Peterborough, Jenny was an accomplished athlete. At PCVS she competed in track, basketball, volleyball and rowing. A dominant basketball center, she played for PCVS and in the Peterborough Women’s Basketball League. A member of both the PCVS and Peterborough Rowing Clubs, she competed at the Henley, winning in 1982, 1983 & 1984.…

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Carol (Eastmure) Love

Carol Love

Carol Love has dedicated her life to rowing, as athlete, coach and developer of the sport in the Peterborough area. Beginning her rowing career at McMaster University in 1971, Carol was a member of the 1976 Canadian Women’s Eight at the Montreal Olympics. The team placed fourth in the first Olympics for female rowers. Carol…

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