Head of the Lake
- Nov 9, 2008
- Lake Union, Montlake Cut, Lake Washington
- Seattle, WA (USA)
- Hosted By: Lake Washington Rowing Club
- 2016 Registered Regatta
LWRC Celebrates 50 Years
Lake Washington Rowing Club celebrates its 50thanniversary this year and reconnects its ties to the
After many years co-hosting the Head of the
Founded in 1957 by athletes training to compete internationally, LWRC was coached by Stan Pocock and won Olympic gold medals in 1960 and 1964 and Pan American Games gold in 1959 and 1963.
Olympic gold medalist Paul Enquist of Seattle founded the Head of the
Today the head race continues to cap the rowing year for Northwest scullers and sweep teams.