The Gay Games 9 Rowing Regatta
The Cleveland Rowing Foundation hosted the rowing event of the 2014 Gay Games, also known as Gay Games 9, an international multi-sport event and cultural gathering organized by, and specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) athletes, artists and musicians. It was held from August 9 to August 16, 2014 in Cleveland, with some events being held in the nearby city of Akron, Ohio. An estimated 10,000 athletes from more than 60 nations participated in 37 sports and cultural events. Watch the Gay Games video
The Games were open to all adults – regardless of sexual orientation or athletic ability.