Oakland Strokes

The Oakland Strokes Rowing Program put on a powerful performance to take a record-breaking 18 medals and advance a total of seven boats to the U.S. Rowing Junior National Championships. Most of the coaching staff and 30 of the Strokes’ high-school-age rowers hail from Alameda.

The varsity women’s team put on a commanding performance and earned a medal in every event they entered. This performance,combined with the success of the women’s novice team led to winning the Women’s Team Points Trophy by a convincing margin over cross-bay rivals Marin.