Linnea Sets Pacific Record

Linnea Mack, a 14 year old young lady swimming for Osprey Aquatics, set a new Pacific Swimming record in the 100 Back on Sunday at the Juanita Allington Memorial Sr. Meet in Clovis CA. Linnea's winning time of 55.10 broke the old record of 55.24 set by the great Natalie Coughlin in 1996. The swim also qualifies Linnea for senior nationals. Osprey Aquatics has been a Finis team since their inception in the fall of 1996.

Linnea is coached by Brian Bolster, who started the program. Linny did an excellent job putting the different elements of her race plan together. She is very fast underwater," said Brian. "We combine unassisted underwater dolphin with the use of several types of fins for her underwater work in practice; blue zoomers, Z2's and the monofin. Linny understands the importance of what we're doing, and makes it count, both in practice and her races. She swam about 47 yards of that race underwater, and I think that was the difference for her."