BC AAA Provincial Championships - Meet Report

From January 31st to February 3rd the Hollyburn Hurricanes had six team members compete at the BC AAA Provincial Championships in Kamloops.

Over 600 of the province’s best swimmers attended the competition with the Hurricanes finishing 34th in the overall standings.

Our team included: April Barnes, Jason Chow, Colby Evans, John Hollands, Chris Ruus and Aiden Smith

New Club Records

Congratulations to Colby Evans who set six new 15 & Over club records in:

100 and 200 butterfly, 200 and 400 IM, 100 breaststroke and 50 freestyle

Top Eight Finishers

Congratulations to Aiden Smith and Colby Evans who both finished in the top eight:

Aiden Smith – 4th – 100 freestyle   5th – 50 freestyle

Colby Evans – 4th – 200 butterfly   6th – 100 butterfly   7th – 400 IM

Chris Ruus also qualified for the consolation finals in four events.

Lifetime Best Times

Five of the six swimmers achieved at least one lifetime best time:

Chris Ruus – 50, 100 and 200 freestyle as well as the 200 backstroke

John Hollands – 200 butterfly and 100 freestyle

Jason Chow – 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 IM

Colby Evans – 100 and 200 butterfly, 200 and 400 IM, 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke

Aiden Smith – 50, 100 and 200 freestyle and the 200 butterfly

The team is very proud of these six swimmers in the way that they represented the club at the provincial championships!