Peter Copland has contributed to Rowing in Canada for several decades. Peter contributed his leadership to Rowing Canada during the 1980’s, helping steer a path to organizational success.
Peter was a key supporter of the National team through the late 1980’s and 1990’s, contributing funds and resources to support various athlete expenses associated to rowing. Peter initiated a “feed the athlete” campaign – a service that provided hot meals to athletes during training camps. You could also find Peter using his own time and resources to feed the athletes nutritious meals.
Peter’s impact on members of the 1992 Olympic rowing team is long lasting, going above and beyond to ensure the athletes had the support and resources needed.
Peter funded Foundation 2000t for over a decade which contributed to the opening of several clubs and the expansion of others.
Rowing was an integral part of Peter’s life and he was relentless in his pursuit of building and promoting the sport in this country.