August 13, 2019
Peter Thompson and Jack Leuthold, both from BAC, ABSOLUTELY CRUSHED the 1500 Free at the USA Swimming Summer Junior Nationals at Palo Alto, California!
Peter dropped 24 seconds to go a 15:35 and qualified for the 2020 OLYMPIC TRIALS!!!!!!!!!! Peter placed 6th in the nation with this swim. Peter's time breaks the Montana Open State Record in the 1500 free as the fastest swimmer EVER in Montana in the event. It also ranks 46th ALL TIME in the USA Swimming 15-16 Age Group!
Jack dropped a massive 18 seconds to go a 15:52 breaking the 17 & Over Montana State Record while winning his heat in front of his future University of Wisconsin Coach and go way under the Long Course Junior National cut as he closes in on his Olympic Trials qualifying time!
Montana Swimming is very proud of both boys on an epic day to kick off Juniors!
Peter Thompson wins sixth place in the 1500 free at Junior Nationals and qualifies for the Olympic Trials!
Peter Thompson and Jack Leuthold after swimming amazing times in the 1500 free at Junior Nationals.