Stanford To Host Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic

Jan. 14, 2003

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford University and Windermere Real Estate in California today announced the inaugural Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic to be held on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 at Redwood Shores, in Redwood City, California.

This prestigious rowing regatta features many of the nation's top collegiate crew teams in Henley-style lightweight women's, open women's and men's events. More than 50 individual races will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Saturday, and from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday. All race events are free and open to the public, who are welcome to view racing from the shoreline and surrounding areas.

In addition to Stanford, teams from California, Harvard, Navy, Michigan State, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Ohio State, Sacramento State, Virginia, University of California at Davis, and University of Southern California have confirmed participation.

'It's a rare occasion for this many East and West coast-based teams to have the opportunity to square off in this kind of high-profile, pre-season challenge,' according to Craig Amerkhanian, Stanford director of rowing and men's head coach.

'Windermere has a rich heritage of supporting collegiate crew racing and is honored to partner with Stanford in bringing this exciting event to the Bay Area,' said Mark Ewing, president of Windermere Real Estate in California. 'For more than 17 years, Windermere's name has been tightly linked with crew, an inspiring sport renowned for the power and precision required to win.'

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Since 2001, Windermere Real Estate has been serving the neighborhoods of California, with offices in Carmel, Los Gatos, Mountain View, Saratoga, San Jose/Silver Creek, and San Jose/Willow Glen, as well as Pleasanton and Santa Rosa. In addition, there are offices in Orange County and North San Diego County, as well as the Palm Springs area. Each independently owned office is part of Windermere Real Estate, the leading residential real estate network in the West with 6,000 agents and more than 225 offices. Windermere has redefined the way real estate is practiced through its industry-leading agent benefits, cutting edge tools and technologies and its commitment to the communities it serves. The Windermere Real Estate network includes offices in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, Arizona and British Columbia. While residential real estate is the mainstay of Windermere's business, the company also has offices and associates specializing in new construction, commercial real estate, relocation, and property management.

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