Terrace Blueback Swim Club

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Nic Sunderland-Baker

On January 26 and 27, 27 Terrace Bluebacks competed in Kitimat at the fifth annual Rio Tinto Northwest Invitational Swim meet. The Bluebacks placed third overall behind the Kitimat Marlins and the Prince Rupert Aquatic Club and ahead of the Bulkley Valley Otters. Two Bluebacks won aggregate medals - Jake Kluss won bronze in the boys' 15 and over age division and Gabriel Ungehojer won Gold in the boys' 10 and under division. 'Someone else has gotta win - it isn't even fair!' Said Gabriel. Every Blueback athlete either placed...

Nic Sunderland-Baker

On December sixth, seventh and eighth, the Bluebacks swim club came together to host the Northwest Holiday Invitational swim meet, at which athletes from the Bulkley Valley Otters, the Kitimat Marlins and the Prince Rupert Aquatic club competed. Among the 103 swimmers at the meet, 46 were Bluebacks, our best turn-out for a meet so far this season. Our swimmers raced very well. Having started training at the beginning of October, every Blueback achieved a best time at the meet and several won individual and aggregate medals by placing first,...

Nic Sunderland-Baker

The Bluebacks competed well at the Prince George Barracudas invitational meet on November 15, 16 and 17. Jake Kluss won the 50m backstroke, and placed second in the 50 and 100m freestyle, and third in the 50m butterfly and the 100m backstroke. Nolen Knox placed second in the 100 free and third in the 50 and 200 fly. Nolen swam under the provincial time standard for his age group in his 200 fly, which enables him to compete at the BC championships in Victoria on March 5, 6 and 7....

Nic Sunderland-Baker

After three weeks of training, 27 Bluebacks competed at the North Coast invitational meet in Prince Rupert on October 18-20. Every Terrace athlete achieved at least one best time and several won or placed second or third in their events. The Bluebacks were represented at the meet by returning swimmers Nevaeh Alaggia-Mumford, Erin and Laura Billson, Matthew Block, Colby Bowles, Cameron and Paige Constantinescu, Camryn Costain, Jake Kluss, Nolen Knox, Emma Kuirinlahti, Brook-Lynn Meijer, Carlee Metzger, Maya Schmidt, Brooklyn Simms, Gabriel and Oliver Ungehojer and Luca Villeneuve, and by new...