Dad Vail Regatta
The day started with a low cloud ceiling, but that did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the crew team members from more than 120 schools across the country and Canada.
The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.
The Phillie Phanatic, the Drexel Dragon, and St. Joe’s Hawk were among the mascots competing on ergometers — fancy rowing machines — to publicize the Dad Vail regatta, for college rowers, this Friday and Saturday.
Over 100 colleges and universities and thousands of athletes compete in the annual Dad Vail Regatta each year.
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Michigan won the varsity eight heavyweight race to capture the men’s team point trophy championship at the 74th Dad Vail Regatta Saturday on Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.
A rowing regatta that has been held in Philadelphia for 59 consecutive years takes place once again this weekend, along the Schuylkill River.
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The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S. Over 100 colleges and universities and thousands of athletes compete the weekend of the second Saturday in May each year.
After 1966, the event fell dormant and the gold cup itself disappeared — only to be discovered in the ’90s in a center city antique shop.