Vegas Hosts Its First Collegiate Rowing Regatta This Weekend

By Fred Halstied

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – When most people think about Las Vegas they think of the bright lights, the multi-million dollar casinos, gambling, shows, the Strip or even the desert climate. Few people think about competitive rowing.

The first collegiate rowing competition in Nevada is Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5 at Lake Las Vegas. The Lake Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational is free to attend and will feature top and up-and-coming West Coast rowing programs in dual sprint 2,000 meter races in varsity, junior varsity and novice eight-person and four-person categories.

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