KinderSkiff Saturday 10th
SilverSkiff Sunday 11th
Imagine the Turin’s river, parading on the fall colors of Valentino Park. Imagine it, full of boats, skiff particularly, where you can find world-class athletes and simple rowing lovers.
This is SilverSkiff, a regatta born as a friend’s game at the Reale Società Canottieri Cerea and today counted as a world event.
An endurance regatta, on eleven kilometers, where you have the opportunity to test yourself challenging champions like the Croatian Sinkovic brothers or athletes from the Italian national team. A competition field that requires preparation and resistance due to its length. SilverSkiff becomes ever year more requested, forcing yearly the organizing committee to close in advance the number of contestants. Six hundred-eighty is the gold number, also for the twenty-seventh edition, that are going to take part in the regatta on Sunday November 11th.
Saturday 10th from 10 am to 2:30 pm the appointment with the regatta is with more than three hundred young athletes, coming from Italy and many other world countries.
Start on Sunday at 9.30 am. SilverSkiff is a regatta of eleven kilometers for fans, the starting order is based on last year rankings, and all the athletes are scheduled every fifteen minutes. This detail makes everyone loves this competition, because it’s not only just an intelligence and endurance competition but you’ve also the opportunity to race side by side with international athletes.
They are the last few years champions, and they fight between each other, with sportsmanship and sympathy. They are the Olympic Croatian Sinkovic brothers: Martin and Valent, who now feel at home at the SilverSkiff and have fun challenging our champions. There will be a lot of light-blue Italian bodies and champions. Among the foreigners, last year’s fourth ranked Pedro Fraga from Portugal will attend along the Swiss Nico Stahlberg, the German Moritz Wolff and the Ucrain Diana Dymchenko, who last year ranked first between women.
On the website www.silverskiff.org is available the last edition’s medals table and the roll of honor. 2017 Edition was won by the Sinkovic brothers, first Martin with 40’19’’700, followed by Valent with 40’25’’640 and third the Swiss Michael Schimd with 40’36’’120. The record id Mahe Drysdale’s, Westend Rc, with 40’18’’5 and for the women the Turinese Elisabetta Brugo’s, Armida, that also boasts the highest amount of victories with fourteen victories.
Almost seven hundred rowers. The largest country, for the last years, has been Switzerland, followed by England, Germany and USA. Then Netherlands, Croatia, France, Austria, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Greece, Canada, Irland, Ukraine, Algeria, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Russia.
SilverSkiff is organized by a Canottieri Cerea group of volunteers, where all the members put all their passion for this important appointment. This Regatta is also a collaboration between the rowing clubs, who are the main and co-characters for this international event.
A video broadcast will be available on the Silverskiff website, Facebook and iPhone app.