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1,500 rowers, 1,200 boats, 140 national clubs head to Riverside Park for national championships
13th August, 2014
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Grand Rapids is about to turn into the rowing capital of the United States as some 1,500 rowers, 1,200 boats, and more than 140 national rowing clubs from around the country descend on Riverside Park for four days of competition.

The USRowing Masters National Championships for competitors over age 21 runs Thursday-Sunday at Riverside Park, 2001 Monroe Ave. NE in Grand Rapids, with more than 200 events in the organization’s largest national event. It is the first time in Michigan, and organizers from the West Michigan Sports Commission estimate it will bring $2 million to the region.

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