Rowing Club of The Woodlands Wins at 2020 US Rowing National Championship

By: Gabriel Grimes
| Published 06/17/2020


THE WOODLANDS, TX - Five athletes from the Rowing Club of The Woodlands (RCTW) competed in the 2020 USRowing Virtual Youth National Championship on June 12 and walked away winners!

A Winning Team

Devan Godfrey and Matthew Wainwright won a Silver medal for the Men’s Under 17 2x event. Michael Pineda placed 8th in the Men’s Under 17 1x event and Simon Bebak and Brooks McCoy placed 12th in the Men’s Youth Lightweight 2x.

Through multiple rounds of competitions, RCTW athletes advanced to Nationals beating out hundreds of other athletes throughout the U.S. Last Friday’s final championship included over 60 clubs and 175 events. RCTW, led by Coaches Dee Hotop, Joe Flynn and Jackson Schwirtz, is the only club that represented the entire Houston area.

Discipline coupled with dedication, the Rowing Club of The Woodlands athletes are proving that real champions are made when no one is watching.

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