Wavemaker Invitational Swim Meet Report

Tenth Annual Wavemaker Invitational – April 26-28th, 2013

On April 26-28th the Hollyburn Hurricanes had seven team members compete at the Tenth Annual Wavemaker Invitational in Victoria. The athletes who attended this travel meet had an exceptional experience and made some great improvements.

Travel meets are a wonderful opportunity to:

  1. Spend time in another city, which the swimmers love
  2. Spend more time with their teammates
  3. To see different competitors

The team included Morgan and Quincy Bender, Jade and Sidney Clement, Thomas Dignum, Abbey Heard and Gabe Ross-Wilson.

Five of the swimmers made finals:

Morgan Bender – 3rd in the 200 backstorke, 5th in the 100 freestyle and 7th in the 50 butterfly

Jade Clement – 7th in the 200 breaststroke

Thomas Dignum – 5th in the 200 backstroke, 6th in the 50 breaststroke and 50 backstroke, 7th in the 50 butterfly and 8th in the 50 freestyle

Abbey Heard – 5th in the 100 backstroke

Gabe Ross-Wilson – 3rd in the 50 breaststroke, 4th in the 200 breaststroke and 7th in the 100 breaststroke

Three swimmers achieved new Provincial A times:

Morgan Bender – 50, 100 and 400 freestyle

Abbey Heard – 100 backstroke

Gabe Ross-Wilson – 200 breaststroke


Congratulations to all the swimmers who attended the meet!!!