Elite Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) athletes competed this summer at the USRowing 2017 Club Nationals in Bethel, Ohio July 12-16, CanAmMex in Victoria, BC, Canada July 7-8 and Junior World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania August 2-6. CBC won gold, silver and bronze medals, an exciting end to the 2016-2017 crew season for this all-girl Connecticut based team. Club Nationals Medals GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich and Jenna Macrae of New Canaan were the stern pair of the U19 8 that came in first place. GOLD MEDAL: Jenna Macrae won gold in the Intermediate 8. GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won gold in the U178. SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett of Darien won silver in both the U19 8+ and the Intermediate 8+. BRONZE MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won bronze in the U17 4-. CanAmMex GOLD MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won gold in the 8+. SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won Silver in the 2-. Junior World Championships BRONZE MEDAL: Third time medalist, Kaitlyn Kynast of Ridgefield, won a bronze medal in the 4-. This race had the largest number of entries in history of the Junior Worlds. Kaitlyn Kynast, having finished her final season with CBC, is now a rising freshman at Stanford University, where she will continue her rowing career. SILVER MEDAL: Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield was in the U19 National Team spare 2- that finished 2nd to Germany in the race of team spares. CBC Opportunity Want to join the CBC team? Join the CBC for the annual fall tune-up\/tryout camp Aug.28-31 3:45-6:15 p.m. in Norwalk. This camp is open to all female athletes including non-rowers. Visit the CBC website for more details.