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Cascade rowers’ hard work pays off at Beat the Beast

The University of the Fraser Valley rowing program turned in a series of outstanding results at the Mainland Indoor Rowing Championships – also known as Beat the Beast – at St. Georges School in Vancouver on Feb. 3. The event brought together club rowers from around the Lower Mainland, along with university rowers from UFV […]

Tickets on sale for Cascades Scholarship Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker James Lepp

The University of the Fraser Valley athletic department is inviting the public to participate in the success of its student-athletes by attending the Cascades Scholarship Breakfast on Feb. 21. The second annual fundraising event will be held at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre Abbotsford, beginning at 7:30 a.m., and will feature keynote speaker James […]

Cascades rowers make B finals at Canadian University Championships

The University of the Fraser Valley rowing club sent two boats to the Canadian University Rowing Championships on the weekend, and both participated in the B final in their respective divisions. The regatta was hosted by UBC at Burnaby Lake, and drew 277 athletes from 18 universities – from Victoria in the west to St. […]

Solid showings for Cascades at Western Canadian Championships

The University of the Fraser Valley rowing club turned in a series of solid results at the Western Canadian Rowing Championships, hosted on Saturday by the Victoria Vikes on Elk Lake. Heading into the regatta, Cascades head coach Liz Chisholm noted that with teams allowed to enter up to four boats in each category, it […]

Olive/Reitsma duo wins bronze at Head of the River

The University of the Fraser Valley rowing club took a small crew to the Head of the River regatta at Crescent Beach on Sunday, and came home with a bronze medal courtesy Michelle Olive and Jayme Reitsma. The event was an opportunity for Cascades head coach Liz Chisholm to get some newer recruits some race […]

Cascades rowing program to hold bottle drive

The UFV Cascades rowing program is holding a bottle drive on Friday, Sept. 1 to raise funds for its 2017 racing season. Members of the public are invited to contact Angelica Evans ( or Genelle Grubb ( to arrange bottle pick-up or drop-off appointments. Drop-offs can be made on the UFV Abbotsford campus on Sept. […]

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The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S’olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land); therefore, we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.

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