Rowing Championship Bringing $1.8M to Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — On Friday night, a sea of row boats took over Riverside Park in Grand Rapids for the 2019 USRowing Masters National Championship.
There were teams from 33 states and six countries there competing head to head.
“Team San Diego is up there, team Boulder is down there. So, we have a little bit of everybody,” said Katy Tigchelaar with the West Michigan Sports Commission.
The regatta is a four-day event that brings thousands of people to the city. This is the second time the race has been hosted in Grand Rapids.