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2021 was a banner year for Beach Cities Swimming, as we had 50 athletes post a BCS All-Time Top 10 time in at least one event! Congratulations to the following athletes: David Arnold Emery Arnold Eryn Arnold Santi Baranda Molly Beetner Kotaro Bell Farah Bowles Trent Bowles Jamie Brennan Bella Brito Gabi Brito Evan Brutscher Nic Buhl Macie Campbell Tyler Campbell Kyle Capili Isaac Chang Penny Chiu Alex Chun Griffin Colomer James Coyne Williams Criley Mia Crisera Brad Diaz Jake Everitt Kennedy French Meagan Gordon Sammie Hall Delaney Herr Ethan...

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Pacific Coast All-Star Meet On January 8, Southern California Swimming will take its top 32 11-14 year-old athletes to the Pacific Coast All-Star Meet in Pacifica, CA to compete against teams from Oregon and Pacific Northwest. Beach Cities Swimming is honored to have three athletes named to this year’s SCS Pacific Coast All-Star team: Bella Brito Gabi Brito Delaney Herr Coach Jack Alderson will also travel with the SCS Pacific Coast All-Star team as a member of the coaching staff. Congratulations to our athletes and coaches. Go, BCS! And go,...

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2021 Winter Sectionals Recap Senior 4 Senior 4 sent two swimmers to their first ever Sectionals. The group’s focus was WAG so we attended Sectionals for the experience of swimming at the next level meet while on about day 10 of taper but both Peyton and Farah did a great job at the meet. They enjoyed the team dinner and gift exchange and still raced well, just off their best times. Farah Bowles Farah nabbed her first Sectional hard cut at WAG in the 200 breast then chose the 100...

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2021 Winter Junior Nationals Recap Jamie Brennan This was Jamie's second Junior Nationals. Her first was just before COVID hit, and came down with a nasty flu while we were in Seattle. Here we are 1.5 years later, and trying to get ourselves set up for some fast racing. She was under the weather for KP, but bounced back and had some gutsy efforts in Texas. Jamie has National Cuts and International Team Trials Cuts. Pretty impressive stuff for this young lady. I am looking forward to the next few...

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2021 Winter Age Group Championships Recap Despite having a split squad last weekend (three athletes in Texas for Junior Nationals and half a dozen at home sharpening for Sectionals), Beach Cities Swimming still managed to bring the heat to an otherwise chilly weekend at the 2021 Winter Age Group Championships in Huntington Beach! The TEAM finished 3rd overall, with the Women in 2nd place and the Men in 4th. Congratulations to all who participated and poured their hearts out for themselves and their teammates! Beach 1 This is exciting for...

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March 2021 BCS vs. Alpha Dual Meet Recap On Friday, March 26, many of our athletes stepped on the blocks for LIVE competition for the first time in more than a year and they were clearly ready to rip! Congratulations to all who attended the dual meet vs. Alpha. There were so many great swims (see results below) and your coaches were thrilled to be able to watch you race again. We hope that many of you were able to enjoy the livestream of the event. Shout out to Alpha...

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This was a very anxiously anticipated meet and was a long time in the making. Lots of nerves and anxiety around whether the darn thing would happen or not. As the days grew closer, we were slapped with the "one person per lane penalty" and lost the Torrance lane space, which forced a taper long before we planned or wanted to. Even with all that and a 3.5 month shut down, we walked away with a combined 2857.5 points, earning Second Place Overall. Beach Cities Swimming came into Utah like...

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Bravo, Matthan! Happy Holidays from Beach Cities Swimming!

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Please enjoy this original song by our very own Jaden Morse!