BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 27, 2019) — This Saturday, March 2, 2019, rowers of all ages and all skill levels, from Des Moines to Chicago, will compete in the Quad Cities Erg Showdown. The indoor rowing challenge which is hosted by Rivermont Collegiate in partnership with Y Quad Cities Rowing will be in the gym on the Rivermont campus. More than 100 rowers will compete in the Jr 2K, Jr Lightweight, Jr Novice 2K, several 4x500 meter races, and much more. It promises to be an exciting day.

The media is invited to attend:

Quad Cities Erg Showdown Saturday, March 2, 2019 Becherer Hall Gym, Rivermont Collegiate 1821 Sunset Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa

First race starts at approx 8:30AM Last race starts at approx 2:30PM

Please ask a Rivermont or Y staff member for permission before interviewing a student.

About the Rivermont Collegiate Rowing Academy

The Rivermont Collegiate Rowing Academy accepts 6th-12th-grade students who attend the school. Students benefit from a challenging, enriching Rivermont education while learning and enhancing their rowing skills, and being part of a team. Rowers train at that the Sylvan Boathouse, just over the I-74 bridge in Illinois. Our goal is to teach rowing fundamentals while developing great athletes both on and off the water.

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