Just a reminder that MAAC’s swim meet is this Saturday, August 15th! Warm up for the meet starts at 8:00 am and the meet begins at 9:00 am. Can’t wait to see you there!
We are now practicing for our meet in meters! Come check it out! Remember: the mock meet is this Saturday, August 8th. We’ll be running through the first five events. You can get some times for your events and there’s still time to register for the meet. The last day to register online is Sunday, August 9th. Register here!
Larry Daniels is competing in the Senior Olympics at Stanford this weekend. So far, he achieved a personal best in the 100 free with a 58.65! He placed third! That’s a new MAAC record. Great job, Larry!
Update: On Sunday, Larry swam the 50 free. His time of 26.31 earned him 1st place in his age group! Way to go, Larry!
Latest Update: Great job, Larry! Today was his last day of events, and he earned two 3rd place medals in his age group by swimming the 50 Fly in 30.18 and the 200 Free in 2:12.92! The men’s short course records page has been updated with his new records. Overall he earned 1 gold medal, 1 silver, and 3 bronze!
The swim meet is only two weeks away. Let Tom know if you have any questions or concerns about being ready or what you need to do. Marshalls and Timers, you will be trained at the meet, please arrive prior to 8:30AM. We could still use a few more lane timers and concessions helpers, let Tom know if you can help out (email firstname.lastname@example.org ) And finally, thank you to all of you who have signed up to swim, sponsor, or volunteer. As you can see, this is truly a team event!
Remember that the deadline to sign up to swim in the meet is August 9th for online entries. Here is the link: http://www.mastersswim.com/pc/meet/maac
With our meet quickly approaching, some of you that have never participated in a meet before might have questions regarding the legality of starts and turns for different events. Here’s the Pacific Master’s Swimming handbook.
Congratulations on completing your birthday 40 x 100! Great job to your lane-mates: Tom, Karen, and Lynsey! We had a blast helping you reach your goal. It was great having your family there to root us on!
“It’s official: Soon, the world’s best swimmers will have to dress like it’s 1999.” Article here.
Great job to all of you who signed up for our meet! Starting Friday, August 7th, we will be switching to meters. This will be a perfect time to prepare for your events. If you haven’t already signed up, now’s the time!
Just a reminder if you haven’t already paid, your dues for August are due.
Brianna’s last Saturday practice was a blast! We will miss you! Thanks for all the great workouts, and we all wish you the best!
Here are the pictures from her going away party.