Famous Rowers from Canada

List of notable or famous rowers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top rowers born in Canada and even some popular rowers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian rowers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These rowers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known rower from Canada is included when available.

List includes Scott Frandsen, Jeremiah Brown and more.

This historic rowers from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian rowers of note?" and "Who are the most famous rowers from Canada?" These prominent rowers of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian rowers.

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  • Andréanne Morin (born August 9, 1981) is a Canadian rower and Olympian.
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
  • James Andrew Byrnes (born May 22, 1983) is a Canadian rower and Olympic gold medallist. He was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Ithaca, New York. Byrnes is a 2005 graduate of Bates College in Maine, where he rowed for the Bates Rowing Team and earned a master's degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He has won four World Rowing Championships medals, a bronze in 2006 in the men's coxed pairs with Derek O'Farrell and Brian Price; and a gold in 2007 in the men's eights, a silver in 2009 in Poznan, Poland in the men's eight and a bronze in Bled, Slovenia in 2011 in the men's eight. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the men's eights with Ben ...more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Anthony Jacob

    Anthony Jacob is a Canadian rower.
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
  • Ashley Brzozowicz (born December 17, 1982) is a Canadian rower. She was raised in London, Ontario. Her rowing career began as a sophomore at Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. She graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History of Art. Brzozowicz finished second at the NCAA championships in 2004. Brzozowicz finished in fourth place at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China in the women's eights with Jane Thornton, Darcy Marquardt, Buffy Williams, Sarah Bonikowsky, Romina Stefancic, Andréanne Morin, Heather Mandoli and cox Lesley Thompson-Willie. At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Brzozowicz won a silver medal in the Women's eights.
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: St. Catharines, Canada
  • Brian Price (born February 19, 1976) has been the Canadian coxswain of the Men's Eight since 2001. He was born in Belleville, Ontario. Price began rowing on the National Team in 1998 after graduating from Seneca College with a Civil Engineering Technology diploma. The first national team crew that he made was the 1998 development lwt eight. He made the move to the heavyweight men's team in 1999 and competed at the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg. Price has competed at World Championships in the Eight from 2001–2008, 2011 and has earned three World Championship victories ('02,'03,'07) along with a bronze medal most recently in 2011. He has doubled up in the Eight and Coxed Pair four times and ...more
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Belleville, Canada
  • Conlin McCabe

    Conlin McCabe is a Canadian rower. He rowed for the University of Washington from 2009 to 2013, helping the Huskies win three national championships. McCabe majored in Geography while at Washington. He also came in first at the 2011 CRASH-B Sprints, a 2000 metre indoor rowing race with a time of 5:48.0. This made McCabe the first Canadian to ever win a CRASH-B competition in the Men's Open category. At Washington, McCabe and three other Canadian international rowers, Will Crothers, Rob Gibson, and Anthony Jacob came to be known as the "Canadawgs". McCabe's international racing career started at the World Rowing Junior Championships. He placed fourth in the coxed Pair in 2006 and won a ...more
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Brockville, Canada