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Session 1 of 2017 Nanaimo SC Meet

PCS brought the heat to Nanaimo on the first day of competition with 91 swimmers in the meet. The team travelled up early Saturday morning to get into a busy warm-up and the prelims starting at 9:00 a.m. The last month and a half of hard training really showed with the swimmers. The session started of with a bang with 100m Freestyle as the first event. In the 10&Under, Bridget Rupert was the top performer at the meet with a 1:11.12, dropping 7.5 seconds and besting the top boy by 5 seconds.


Vikes on the Honour Roll

The Vikes landed 8 swimmers on the Honour Roll for last year's efforts.  Congratulations to the following swimmers: Jeremy Lynn, Baylee Munro, Josh Zakala, Buzz Mallender, Bryce Molder, Juliana Bartemucci, Vicky Mock, and Taylor Snowden-Richardson!


Swim BC regional training camp

Congratulations to the following swimmers from PCS who have qualified to be included in the Swim BC Regional training camp:

Nathan Chow, Griffin Arnatt, Misato Hiraoka, Bill Dongfang, Adelina Benn, Arran Robertson 


PCS Swimmer and Vike Taylor Snowden-Richardson in the news!

Nanaimo athlete building Tay’s Team for sick kids

A swimmer from Nanaimo is building a team intended to strengthen and support sick children.

Taylor Snowden had a family friend who was diagnosed with leukemia and wanted to let him know she was thinking about him. She crocheted a knit hat based on the Disney movie The Incredibles, and has continued creating the caps as part of a community project, she’s calling Tay’s Team.


PCS Wins Multiple Swim BC Awards

Congratulations to swimmer Richard Weinberger,  level 5 official and one of PCS' key builders Margaret Penning, and coaches Ron JacksRod Barratt, David Creel and Cody Flegel in winning awards at the SwimBC awards banquet on Saturday in Whistler.

Richard won the award for Top Open Water Swimmer in the Province for his efforts at the 2017 World Championships.  Richard has won this award a few times before as you might expect.


PCS all over Team BC selected lists

As we start into another great PCS season we are pleased to congratulate and announce all of the PCS athletes who have been slected to the Team BC Prospects and Junior teams. Everyone at PCS is behind you as part of this great family of excellence.

Prospects Team:

Camryn Stannard, Naeva Scott-Bouris, Hana Edwards, Sophie Lorette, Keir Ogilvie, Jacob Rambo, Anthony Gutierrez, Artem Kuklev..fully 8 of 60 on the team and more than double the representation of any other team in BC. See link below for lists and information.


12 & Under Stroke Camp

PCS started the season off this year with a special Start-up Stroke camp in Nanaimo outdoors for our top 12&Under swimmers. The Camp was a big success, with three pool sessions covering all four strokes and finished off with the Terry Fox 5Km run! "The swimmers did a great job looking after themselves & polishing up their skills before our regular practices begin"


Canada Games: Day four; BC hot to go!

Team BC and PCS firing great on Day 4

In spite of long days and late nights Team BC was full of spirit and ready to go again this morning. Michael Schmidt, Keir Ogilvie Hana Edwards and Jessica Luo all had very strong prelim performances to put themselves through to the top 8 for tonight. 


Canada Games 2017 Day 3

Canada Games 2017 Day 3

Jessica Luo swam a personal best relay leg and anchored Team BC to silver second night in a row on 4x100Fr relay. She also had a PB in 50 Fly B final earlier in the evening.

Michael Schmidt also saw action in the finals taking fifth place in the men's 200Br in a PB. 

Racing continues tomorrow in Winnipeg at 9:30 Central time.


Senior Nationals Recap

PCS had five swimmers competing at the Olympic Pool in Montreal over the weekend - Sophie Tarrant, Erin Lawrance and Emma Murdock on the women's side, and Jon McKay and Cale Murdock representing the PCS men.  Out of 80 clubs that scored points, UVPCS placed 25th with 108 points.

Jon McKay wasn't at his best on the weekend but raced hard to gain some decent results.  Jon Finished 4th in the 1500 Fr, 7th in the 800, 13th in the 400 and 25th in the 200 freestyle.



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