February 8, 2018
Congratulations to Finlay who got selected to attend the Swim Canada 2018 Male Training Camp in Trinidad. This camp is the first male junior initiative in Swimming Canada's strategic plan dedicated to developing Men's swimming in Canada. The goal is to increase the number of finalists at the World Championships and the Olympic Games.
Finlay left on Saturday 3rd February and will return this weekend.
The focus of the camp in Trinidad is intensive training with team mates at or above his level. Committment to proper training habits, living a professional athletes work ethic and developing a team identity of mental and physical toughness.
Mark Tewksbury, 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist joined the team for the first 3 days of the camp. Mark has led an extremely successful career as a motivational speaker and created the company, The Great Traits. Mark was asked to attend the camp as a mentor swimmer to help build the team identity and individual character required to succeed at the international level.
I know Finlay is very proud to be representing our small club from Okotoks as we are proud of him to have worked hard to reach this level.