Canadian Junior Champs Results

Joanna competed against the best age group swimmers in Canada at the Canadian Junior Championships in Calgary at the end of July.

She swam four personal best times and was 15th in 100 & 400 free, 16th in 200 free and 26th in 1500 free.  Joanna set new club records in 100, 400 and 1500 free and was a tenth of a second shy of Coach Alex’s 50 free club record.

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Summer Champs Results

The Riptides smashed 13 long course club records at Alberta Summer Champs in July. The group of 8 swimmers that qualified and attended were the largest group to represent the club at Champs in over a decade.

The highest finishes were: Kahlen 8th in 800 & 1500 free, 9th in 400 free & 200 back; Kai 8th in 200 breast; Jaime 10th in 400 IM; and Joanna 10th in 1500 free.

Kahlen – club record in 1500 free and 200 back

Jaime – club records in 400 IM and 800 free

Joanna – club records in 800 & 1500 free, 200 back and 400 IM

Carter – club record in 200 back

Kai – club records in 50 & 200 breast

Kiana – club record in 50 breast

Provincials – Coach’s report

Kahlen and Carter

Over the past weekend we had three athletes compete in Long Course Provincial Championships in Calgary. Carter Beamish, Kahlen Anderson and Natalie Logan were the three Riptides athletes representing the club.

Carter coming home with a gold in the 100m BK, Silver in the 200m BK and 200m Fly, bronze in the 200m FR and 50m BK

Natalie Logan swam well and was able to beat 4 of her personal bests and placing top 10 in her 50m Breastroke while swimming faster in the final

Kahlen Anderson set good intentions going into all her races and was mentally ready! Gold in her 400m FR and 800m FR, and a bronze in her 100m Fr. Taking off some serious time in her 100 Fly and gaining another championship time as well. This was a great race to watch.

To view the full Outlook article go to: https://www.rmoutlook.com/article/bow-valley-riptides-take-home-medals-at-provincials-20190620

Spring Champs Results

Kai smashes the 200 breast club record finishing 8th at Spring Champs

Riptides swimmers smashed 20 club records at Alberta Spring Championships in Edmonton this weekend, while David and Joanna qualified for the Western Canadian Championships.

The highest finishes were: Carter 5th in 50 back; Jaime 6th in 200 IM; and Kai 8th in 200 breast and 10th in 200 fly.

 

Jaime – club records in 50, 100 & 200 breast and 200 IM

Joanna – club records in 100-200-400-800 free; Western Championships standards in 100-200-400 free and her first Canadian Junior Championships standard in 100 free.

David – club records in 50 & 200 breast & 200 free; a Western standard in 50 breast

Carter – club records in 50, 100 & 200 back

Jeremy – club records in 100 & 200 breast and 200 IM

Kai – club records in 50 & 200 breast

Natalie – PBs in all events at her first Alberta Champs

Kiana – top 20 in 50 & 100 fly

 

Jaime, Natalie, Kiana and Joanna combined for a new open 400 free relay club record breaking the previous record set in 2015 by Emiko, Kiana, Cassidy and Marin.

Full results and new records: https://riptides.ca/swimmers/results/

Alberta Provincials Results

Natalie 50 breast

Natalie sprints to gold in 50m breaststroke

Natalie won gold in 50m breaststroke and silver in 100m breaststroke at Alberta Provincials in Calgary and advanced to the Alberta Championships for the first time. She had personal best times in all of her races.   Ksenia swam five PBs and dropped 10 seconds in the 200 free and 4 in the 100 free.

Next up is the Alberta Spring Championships, March  in Edmonton, March 14-17 in Edmonton.  Carter, Jaime, Natalie, Kai, Jeremy, Joanna, David and Kiana will be representing the Riptides and racing to qualify for the Canadian Western Championships in April.