Youth Program Races at Head of the James

Drenching rain could not dampen the spirits of Greensboro rowers at the Head of the James regatta in Virginia.

Drenching rain could not dampen the spirits of Greensboro rowers at the Head of the James regatta in Virginia.

Midlothian, VA – Greensboro Crew’s youth rowers raced against some of the best rowers in the region at the Head of the James regatta over the weekend.

Despite drenching rains from Hurricane Matthew, Greensboro rowers held their heads high and enjoyed a successful day of racing, earning three silver medals in the boys, girls and mixed middle school eights events on the James River.

Greensboro rowers rig their shells on Friday afternoon in Virginia for the 2016 Head of the James regatta.

Greensboro rowers rig their shells on Friday afternoon in Virginia for the 2016 Head of the James regatta.

Greensboro rowers escape the rain while in Virginia for the Head of the James regatta.

Greensboro rowers escape the rain while in Virginia for the Head of the James regatta.

Crews line the James River after racing as they return to the dock.

Crews line the James River after racing as they return to the dock.