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Hello, I'm Jordan Bose and I this is my second year with City Island Rowing. It's once again time for the annual Ergathon!! Thank you so much for your support, it means the world to me - and my teammates!
Rowing has had a profound impact on my life. In just one year with this team I've grown so much, from relearning the basics to a national competitor. Although City Island isn't the first team I've rowed with, the community and atmosphere here is unlike any other. City Island Rowing is like a family, everyone is there for each other however we can be. Through this team I have learned so much about hard work, determination and what it means to be part of a team. I know everyone around me is working as hard as they can to support each other and in turn I do the same to support them. To help you understand why we love this sport and our team so much, please enjoy this video by 21/22 Team captain, Sydney Tuck.
On Sunday March 5th we will hold our annual capital equipment fundraiser, to pay for all the equipment that we use... which in our sport is typically made of hand-laid carbon fiber and is very expensive. This year is an especially important fundraiser as proceeds will fund the purchase of the most stunning racing shell specifically designed for high school girls, available in the world ~ Hudson USP 8.12
The innovative and groundbreaking Hudson USP series racing shells are made in Canada and are quickly replacing Empachers at the fastest women's collegiate programs across the country. The "USP" (Ultra Super Predator) marque is Hudson's Flagship model, in their premium "Shark" line-up. A more detailed description of the shell we have ordered can be found on our website.
There is no question that this stunning shell, made possible by your generous support, will help us achieve our goals this coming Spring Championship season, and for a decade to come!
Each athlete who raises at least $1000 earns the right to have their name featured prominently in our gorgeous new racing shell... the top 8 fundraisers will have their names right on the seats! With your help, I can be one of those girls!!
My teammates and I will be investing our sweat equity! On Sunday we will complete a grueling 90-minute endurance piece on the indoor rowing machine ("the erg"). It will be mentally and physically exhausting, but it's for such a great cause, and I will have all of my supporters in mind to keep me motivated.
Thank you again for your support... especially if you have supported me before!
Please note that City Island Rowing is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and 100% of your donation is fully tax-deductible.