|Born||August 26, 1964|
St. Catharines, Ontario
David Michael Boyes (born August 26, 1964 in St. Catharines, Ontario) is a retired rower from Canada. He won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the Men's Lightweight Coxless Fours, alongside Brian Peaker, Jeffrey Lay, and Gavin Hassett. David is currently a captain in the St. Catharines Fire Department.
St. Catharines is the largest city in Canada's Niagara Region and the sixth largest urban area in Ontario, with 96.13 square kilometres of land and 133,113 residents in 2016. It lies in Southern Ontario, 51 kilometres (32 mi) south of Toronto across Lake Ontario, and is 19 kilometres (12 mi) inland from the international boundary with the United States along the Niagara River. It is the northern entrance of the Welland Canal. Residents of St. Catharines are known as St. Cathariners. St. Catharines carries the official nickname "The Garden City" due to its 1,000 acres (4 km2) of parks, gardens and trails.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for 38.3 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times. It involves propelling a boat on water using oars. By pushing against the water with an oar, a force is generated to move the boat. The sport can be either recreational for enjoyment or fitness, or competitive, when athletes race against each other in boats. There are a number of different boat classes in which athletes compete, ranging from an individual shell to an eight-person shell with a coxswain.
St Catharine's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1473 as Katharine Hall, it adopted its current name in 1860. The college is nicknamed "Catz". The college is located in the historic city-centre of Cambridge, and lies just south of King's College and across the street from Corpus Christi College. The college is notable for its open court that faces towards Trumpington Street.
Buffy-Lynne Williams is a Canadian rower. She was born in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Gavin Hassett is a Canadian rower. He began rowing in 1989. A three time Olympian, he won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the Men's Lightweight Coxless Fours event, alongside Jeffrey Lay, Dave Boyes and Brian Peaker. He also claimed a bronze medal at the 2002 World Rowing Championships in Seville, Spain in the same event. His international debut was in1993 with a gold in the lightweight 8+ World champion in Roudnice, 1994 bronze, lucerne world cup regatta, 1994 4th [Indianapolis]] lightweight 4- World championship, 1995 4th Tampere lightweight 4- World championship, 1996 silver lightweight 4- Atlanta Olympics, 1999 6th St Catharines lightweight 4- World championships, 2000 7th Sydney Olympic games, 2001 silver lightweight 4- Munich world cup, 2001 5th Lucerne lightweight 4- World championships, 2002 gold Lucerne world cup lightweight 4-, 2002 bronze Seville world championships lightweight 4-, 2003 silver Lucerne worldcup regatta lightweight 4-, 2003 5th Milan lightweight 4- world championships, 2004 silver Lucerne worldcup regatta lightweight 4-, 2004 5th Athens lightweight 4- olympic games
The Brock Badgers are the athletics teams that represent Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. To date the Badgers have won 39 National Championships and 76 Ontario Championships, and are members of the OUA, USPORTS, CUFLA, CURC, OIWFA and OUBHL.
The St. Catharines Falcons were a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association from 1943 to 1947. The team was based in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
St Catharine's College Boat Club is the rowing club for members of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, England.
Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club (CULRC) is the University rowing club for lightweight male oarsmen at the University of Cambridge. In past years it has fielded two crews to race against Oxford University Lightweight Rowing Club (OULRC) in the Henley Boat Races: the lightweight Blue Boat and Granta, the lightweight reserve crew.
Blackfriars Priory School is a private Roman Catholic school for boys situated in Prospect, an inner-northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is conducted by the Dominican Friars of the Province of the Assumption.
Jimmy Douglas is a former Scottish-Canadian soccer midfielder and head coach. He played professionally in the North American Soccer League and earned fourteen caps for the Canadian national soccer team.
The St. Catharines Blue Jays were a minor league baseball team which played at Community Park in St. Catharines, Ontario. They were the Short-Season A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays in the New York–Penn League. The team began play in 1986 as the Blue Jays, though were later renamed the St. Catharines Stompers. The team left St. Catharines after the 1999 season to become the Queens Kings in 2000.
Neil William Campbell, CM was a Canadian rower. Born in Buffalo, his parents moved to St. Catharines, Ontario, when Campbell was around one year old. He started his rowing career with the St. Catharines Rowing Club in 1952, as a heavyweight oarsman. He competed in the Coxless Four at the 1964 Summer Olympics, and the Eight with Cox at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Mark Johnston is a former freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed at two consecutive Summer Olympic Games, in Sydney, Australia in 2000 and Athens, Greece in 2004. Johnston's consecutive 10-year run on the Canadian national team was longer than any other current swimmer at the time. Born and raised in St. Catharines, he was named to the national team in 1996 while swimming for Swim Brock Niagara. He went on to win numerous medals on the world stage throughout his career representing Canada at two Commonwealth Games, five World Championships, the Pan-American Games, three Pan-Pacific Aquatic Championships, and several other major international competitions. He is a 14-time national champion and his best Olympic result was the fifth place in the men's 4x200-metre freestyle relay in Athens, Greece in 2004.
The Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association (CSSRA) is an organization which governs high school rowing in Canada. The CSSRA has hosted the main high school rowing event, known as the CSSRA Championships since 1945.
Kevin Neufeld is a Canadian rower, who was a member of the Canadian men's eights team that won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
St. Catharines Transit (SCT) provides bus service to St. Catharines, Ontario, and the neighbouring city of Thorold. The St. Catharines Transit Commission took over operation of transit services within the city from Canadian National Transportation in 1961.
David G. A. Douglas is an Australian former rower. He was a five-time Australian national champion, won a gold medal at the inaugural North American rowing championships in 1967 and won a silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
St Catherine's College Boat Club (SCCBC) is the rowing club of St Catherine's College, Oxford. Established in 1875 as St. Catharine's Boat Club, the club first took part in Torpids and Summer Eights in 1876.
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