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In 5 short seasons, Parati has become the premier
Woodlands rowing club. Our results speak volumes.
Crews Qualified for Youth Nationals
Went on to College Rowing
Celebration of Parati’s class of 2017
Celebration of an Amazing Season!
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Parati rowers traveled to Bethel, Ohio July 11-16 to race at US Rowing Club Nationals. 112 clubs from across the country battled it out on the waters of Harsha Lake in an effort to win the Club Champion title. Congratulations to Cooper Jones and Eddie Smith for winning silver in the Jr Men’s 2x, beating out 63 other crews for their 2nd place finish. Jacob Castro and Morgan Pirie took bronze medals in BOTH the Jr Men’s 2- and Intermediate lightweight 2-. Jacob Castro will row at Oklahoma City University in Fall of 2017, but the other medal winners will return to row for Parati in the coming year.
Parati rowers raced the best crews in the country at US Rowing Youth Nationals in Bradenton, Florida on June 9-11. Twenty-two Parati athletes competed in 5 boats, with 2 crews qualifying for the Grand Final. Winning 4th place in the country was the Men’s Lightweight 8+, coxed by University of Texas bound Ally Okeefe. Seniors Jacob Castro, Nate Eastwick, Cam Hayden, Reid Marlow and Andre Turati joined Junior men Dylan Dalpedri, John Montano and Morgan Pirie to secure the highest place finish in Parati’s 5 year history. The Men’s 4x, known as the Quadzilla, raced to a 6th place finish with Eric Hoster, Jack Schofield, Cooper Jones and Eddie Smith. Winning the B Final to place 7th were Micah Dial and Grace Butero in the Women’s 2-, and Lindsey Brown and Freshman Novice Lauren Jablonski in the Women’s Lightweight 2x. The Women’s Lightweight 4+ placed 21st. Parati gets closer each year in the hunt for a National Championship, and our athletes continue to pursue excellence in sport, character and service along the way. Youth Nationals was a fabulous end to a very successful year.
Parati took OKC by storm on May 6 & 7 at the US Rowing Central Region Championships. Gold and silver place finishers receive an invitation to race against the country’s fastest crews at Youth Nationals in Bradenton, Florida in June 2017. Parati finished first AND second in the Men’s lightweight 2x and Men’s lightweight 4+. Also winning gold were the Women’s lightweight 2x, and the Men’s 4x known as the QUADZILLA. The Women’s 2-, Women’s lightweight 4+, Men’s lightweight 8+, Women’s 2x and the Men’s 2- finished well to receive bids for Youth Nationals. The Parati Men’s Freshman 4x also won gold, and the future looks bright for those young men. Parati will take 22 athletes to race at Youth Nationals this year, an amazing accomplishment for a team just ending its fifth year. Well done rowers!