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Day 3 AAs Richmond

On our final day of AA Championships in Richmond, PCS had 10 finals swims. First up was the 11 and under 200 m breaststroke, which featured Adelina Benn, who earned herself a bronze medal, and Julia Hajash who finished in 7th place. Next up was the 400 m freestyle. Evelyn Li was up first for the 11 and under girls starting out with a nice lead, but was caught in the end finishing 4th. Next up was Maia Denis who swam in the 12-13 girls category. She went out strong, but was also caught up around the middle finally finishing 6th.

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Day 2 AA LC Report From Richmond

On our 2nd day of AA's, our night started off with Maya Stevens who won a bronze medal in the 200m butterfly, showing off with some really nice technique and dropping 10 seconds off her best time. The next swimmer up in the finals was Mattias Melvie in the 100 backstroke who also made a personal best dropping 0.8 seconds coming in 6th and barely missing the AAA standard by half a second. Next up was the 50 m freestyle in which featured Fionnuala McKenna winning a silver medal with a best time narrowly missing out on first place.

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AA LC First Day Report

20 Pacific Coast Swimming athletes are at Provincial AA Championships in Richmond this weekend where our distance swimmers started the weekend off with some hardware in the first morning session. Jane Maycock won herself the gold medal for a strong 14& Over girls 800 Freestyle performance clocking a new personal best of 9:49.12 while Maia Denis earned her first AAA standard and a silver medal in the 12-13 girls 800fr in a new personal best 10:28.92.

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Congratulations 2017 High School Graduates!

Congratulating to our 2017 Coach and Athlete Graduates on your successes, and good luck on your future endeavours!  David Hiebert, Erin Lawrance, Jordan Andrusak and Lauren Crisp, all long time members of the PCS family, are graduating this year.

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VIR Highlights

PCS won the 2017 LC VIR Championships with 6959.5 points, beating Island Swimming who gained 5508.5 points throughout the weekend.  Congratulations swimmers and coaches! Some of the weekend\s highlights are below.

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Stephanie Horner and other Canadians sweeps gold on day three of UANA Open Water Championships

CAYMAN ISLANDS – Team Canada was golden again on day three of the UANA Open Water Championships, with wins in all four races.
 
Alex Katelnikoff and Chantal Jeffrey won gold in the junior 2.5-km races, while Stephanie Horner and Nicholas Masse-Savard won the senior 5-km races.
 
Katelnikoff and teammate Raben Dommann, who finished second, led for the entirety of the 2.5-km swim.
 

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The Penny Effect: Why Canadians want their kids to excel at swimming

Original Story from Sportsnet.ca

Ask a Canadian which sports they grew up watching or which sports they watch most often in 2017 and you’re likely to get the typical responses. Hockey, soccer, football, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis. You know, the mainstream sports.

However, ask a Canadian to choose just one sport they’d want their child to excel in and a surprisingly high number will answer with swimming.

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Mel Zajac Invitational

News from Mel Zajac..

The Mel Zajac Jr Invitational has been going for a long time. In spite of a few years in decline the new pool has revitalized the event and attracted the Canada Games teams from all four western provinces as well as three of Canada's national teams(Senior men, World Junior team and National Junior relay teams) and nmerous U.S. Teams. 

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Registration for Vikes Swimming Summer Camp is Open

Registration for Vikes Swimming Summer Camp is open! Summer Swimming Camp is run by PCS coaches, and is open to swimmers ages 8-12, LFSS Level 3 and above. We are proud to offer 4 weeks of camp:

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Coach Ron Jacks Talks About USA Open Water Nationals

Ron Jacks took some time out of his schedule in California to send us his thoughts regarding the weekend's Open Water races at USA Open Water Nationals.

Regarding the Men's 10km Race:  Richard Weinberger was very solid in the 10k, positioning well throughout the race. He had a very good result! He will definitely be better when he is completely healthy going into Worlds. Eric Hedlin was feeling the cool water combined with the strong wind chill and was not able to be at his best.

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