The Mission Bay and Coastal area of San Diego is fun and beautiful part of the city to explore. The area often hosts a number of different events throughout the year. One such event is the annual San Diego Crew Classic. At this sporting event, thousands of athletes from across the country participate in this exciting rowing event. During the weekend of the regatta, athletes will compete in over 100 fast paced races that you can witness. This year, the San Diego Crew Classic will be held on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
The San Diego Crew Classic draws together thousands of athletes from over 100 high school programs, clubs and universities from across the United States. Major universities such as USC, UCLA, Penn State, Duke, Stanford and Cal Universities have teams participate in the regatta. Do this, the San Diego Crew Classic is regarded as one of the first major regattas of the year. Participants in the regatta range in age from 14-84. As a result, the regatta has a unique blend of beginners, professional athletes, as well as others who return to relive their past rowing experiences. When you come down for the weekend of the San Diego Crew Classic, you can watch these athletes show their skill as they compete to be number one!
The San Diego Crew Classic was created in 1973 and now, decades later, for many rowers this regatta is the highlight of their crew careers. In fact, in many cases, athletes who participate in the San Diego Crew Classic have even gone on to participate in the Olympics. This race begins near the Ingraham street bridge and Sea World. The route will then continue North for 2000 meters along Mission Bay. The route will finish at the Crowne Pointe Shores. For more information on this event, visit http://www.crewclassic.org/events/[schema type=”event” evtype=”Event” url=”http://www.crewclassic.org/events/” name=”San Diego Crew Classic ” description=”Check out San San Diego’s rowing events! Over 100 Universities are competing this year starting April first! ” city=”San Diego ” state=”CA” country=”US” ]