Staying in shape / getting into better shape during the winter is a critical part of having a competitive spring season. Winter conditioning program for returning rowers has begun at the boathouse.
Ensure your forms / information are up to date & in compliance (required) at: https://www.actitans.org/tryout
9th-12th grade returning Boys - Begins 29 November
Winter Conditioning is Monday - Thursday 4:00-6:00 at the Boathouse
8th grade boys
Winter Conditioning begins Jan 10th - Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:00
NOTE: Boy's Winter Conditioning will Resume on January 3rd, 2022. Have a good holiday!
Novice (or freshmen) women and men both placed in their races at the Occoquan Chase Sunday, Oct. 17.
The novice Junior Women's 8 won their race, completing the chase with a 20:24.82 time. The novice men, meanwhile, came in second with a 19:37.73 time, behind DC National with a 19:03.41 time.
In other races, the women's V1 came in 6th place for the Upper Junior Women's 8 race with a 18:54 time. Women's V2 came in 8th with a 19:19.44 time.
In the Upper Junior Men's 8, ODBC's V1 came in 8th with a 17:08.04 time. ODBC V2 finished 15th with a 18:38.68 time.
In the men's lower 8 race, V3 came in 10th with a 19:21.11 time, while V4 in 16th with a 20:48.66 time.
Upper Junior Women's 4+ came in 20th place, with a 23:03.10 time., while the Junior Women's Quad 4X: ODBC in 7th with a 22:11.68 time.
ODBC Women's 1V team won their race at the Occoquan Challenge Oct. 10, beating out all other women in the upper junior 8 race with a 16:17.42 time. The Women's 2V came in fourth with a solid 16:55.80 time.
Also coming in first in their race: Freshmen girls. With a 17:47.40 time, they beat William and Mary College in their race, coming in 1st.
In other races, the Men's Fresh/Novice boat came in second behind William and Mary College, with a 16:30.43 time.
Men's Lower Junior Eight 3V and 4V teams came in third in their race with 16:06.77 and 16:20.02 times, respectively.
Women's Junior Quad came in second with a 19:12.00 time.
Men's 1V came in 6th in their race with a 15:19.65 time, while Men's 2V came in 9th with a 16:09.02 time.
Women's upper junior four landed in fourth place in their race, with a 19:28.54 time.
Congratulations to our 1V Boys and 1V Women's Teams for placing in the Head of the Potomac! The 1V Boys came in 2nd with a 10:13.6 time, while the 1V Women's came in 2nd with an 11:15.7 time. Congrats as well to our 2V, 3V and freshmen boats for strong performances and a solid start to the season. Row, Titans!
Huge congratulations to our three teams who medaled in the June 19 Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championship Regatta: Our Women's 2V and Men's 3V both came in third, while our Men's 4V (pictured here) won a gold medal. Congratulations to all of our rowers for a fantastic season. For full results, click here.
(photo credit Ryan Reyes)
Huge congratulations to Braden Porterfield (center of photo), who broke the school record for 2000m on the erg yesterday.
The previous record was 6:10.0 set in 2014 by Noah Stewart. Porterfield shattered that with a time of 6:08.5, prompting Stewart to congratulate Porterfield, saying: "What a beast! Give him a huge congrats. He definitely deserves this!"
Porterfield, a graduating senior, will row for Northeastern next year. He has also been invited to the selection camp for the U.S. U19 World Championship Team in Chula Vista, Calif.
Alexandria Crew Boosters is the umbrella organization that oversees and supports the crew programs for youth in Alexandria, including the T.C. Williams crew program, as well as the Old Dominion Boat Club crew program and the Alexandria Community Rowing program for adults. The Alexandria Crew Boosters raises funds for all racing shells and equipment, including the launch boats that accompany the rowers. ACB also oversees the summer and fall learn-to-row programs, that are open to students from other area schools. We appreciate donations of any amount.
We are thrilled to announce that three of our senior rowers have committed to rowing in college! From left, Cameron Bowman (rowing for University of Central Florida), Kaitie Dennis, (rowing for Syracuse) and Braden Porterfield (rowing for Northeastern University).
Congratulations as well to TC senior Grace Yokitis, who has committed to row at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy!
Porterfield has also been invited to the selection camp for the U.S. U19 World Championship Team in Chula Vista, Calif. Congratulations to Cameron, Kaitie, Braden and Grace!