Three of the four members of Canada's Open Water squad to this year's Pan Pacific Championships will be representatives of SwimBC clubs, following the results of the Canadian Trials event at the UANA 10K open water race in the Grand Caymans on Monday.Read More
Below is some additional information pertaining to the open water portion of the 2018 RBC Canadian Junior Swimming Championships. The linked meet package has been updated to note the venue for the Open Water race.Read More
Swimming Canada today announced the selection process for its NextGen camps which will take place in the 2018-2019 season. The NextGen program is designed to assist age-targeted swimmers to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, as a step on the progression toward being on the podium at the 2024 Paralympic Games.Read More
Markus Thormeyer (HPC-Vancouver) won the 50-m freestyle and 50-m backstroke shootout races on Sunday to conclude the fifth stop on the Pro Swim series circuit, while Sarah Darcel (HPC-Victoria) who is currently training at Cal-Berkeley, also posted a win in one of the novelty events at the Santa Clara event.Read More
The 55th annual Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet was held at the UBC Aquatic Centre this past weekend. Over the years, the meet has garnered some of the world’s top swimmers and this year is no exception. This year, the meet boasted international swimmers including twelve-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte, Olympic and World champion Caleb Dressel, junior world recorder holder Maxime Rooney, and the USA Junior National team.
Domestic swimmers include four-time Olympic medallist Penny Oleksiak, Pan American games medallist Rachel Nicol, and the Canadian Junior team. Top BC swimmers include Commonwealth Games Bronze medallist Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, two time Bronze World Championship medallist Yuri Kisil, and Olympian Markus Thormeyer.Read More