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Erin Taylor

Pass Meet #4 March 8th, 2020 It was an exciting Sunday morning of racing for 17 DSSC swimmers who competed in the fourth pass meet of the 2019-2020 season at Watermania. Swimmers raced the 100/200 Free, 50 Breaststroke, 50 Freestyle and 100/200 IM. Some highlights included many swimmers breaking the 1:00 mark in their 50 freestyle, Sophia Estok and Gujjan Johal breaking the 1:00 mark in their 50 Breaststroke and many new Personal bests for alot of our athletes! Pass meets can be a fun and busy morning with swimmers...

Kurt Murphy

What a great Fun Meet!! We had 115 swimmer attend and we ran 25's for the first time for the whole club. It raised the level of racing in each heat which was great to see. Tighter finishes forced kids to step up and go after a result and not a time. Lots of exciting swimming. Congratulations to Jaya Mann (13) and Varun Mohan (11) on achieving their 4:00.00 200 IM at the Fun Meet. This allows them to compete around the LMR! There were also some outstanding drops in...

Sophie Ferguson

From February 21-23rd 12 DSSC athletes attended the Winter Age Group Championships in Vancouver BC. This meet was a huge success for the DSSC athletes a club record was broken,16 new time standards were achieved and to top it all off there was an average of 80% best times at the meet. What is even more impressive is Jannat Bhangu, Isla Pike, Harleen Rai, Gurshaan Sangha, Rebecca Stroke and Daniel Wang all achieved 100% best times at the meet. The highlight event of the weekend was Daniel Wang’s (12) 50...

Sophie Ferguson

From February 7-9th 8 senior DSSC athletes and Head Coach Kurt Murphy traveled to Edmonton, Alberta to compete in the Edmonton Open. Over the course of this three day meet, DSSC competed in 24 final swims and achieved many personal best times. The standout swimmer for the meet was Kayah Apanowicz (13) who achieved her Western Time standard in the100 breast with a time of 1:21.04 as well as breaking a Club Record in the 50 breast female 13-14 category with a time of 36.84. Out of the nine events...

Sophie Ferguson

On February 8-9th 18 DSSC athletes competed in LMR Championships East in Langley, BC. 5 Age Group Championship standards were achieved along with a multitude of best times. Joaquin Aranda, Grace Bruneau, Barry He, Parmroop Parmar, Arnav Sharma, Lucas Zhang, and Amrit Zhawar were some incredible athletes who achieved 100% best times over the weekend. The male athlete who achieved the most points over the weekend was Lucas Zhang with a total of 49 points. The female athlete of the meet was Grace Bruneau who achieved 3 Age Group time...

Erin Taylor

Pass Meet #3 February 1, 2020 DSSC swimmers attended Pass meet #3 at Watermania this past weekend with three other clubs and over 90 swimmers in total. The swimmers raced the 100 or 200 IM, 50 Butterfly, 50 Backstroke and the 100 or 200 IM. Coaches Holly, Hailey and Cory were in attendance and very excited by the improvements of swimmers. Swimmers in level 1 must race a 1:50 in the 100 free and 2:10 in the 100 IM to move into level 2. Once in level 2 swimmers must...

Sophie Ferguson

Swimmer of the Month JANUARY Wow is time sure flying by! This past month was all about amazing activation for our DSSC athletes. Those who performed exceptional activation not only in skill but also through leadership was awarded SOM. Congratulations to these following athletes. Mini Dragons I Dwitik Sharma: The month of January is all about activation. Dwitik demonstrates awesome execution with every exercise in our activation. He is always on time and starts activation before I even mention it. His exciting and positive attitude brings joy and laughs throughout...

Sophie Ferguson

From January 25-26th 13 senior DSSC athletes attended the Surrey Knights Winter Fest in Surrey, BC. Overall, 78% of the races swum over this past weekend resulted in best times which is extremely impressive for senior athletes. What is even more impressive is; Kayah Apanowicz, Joaquin Aranda, Jada Evans, Parmroop Parmar, Eldon Shen, and Michael Yang achieved 100% best times! Head Coach Kurt Murphy was extremely impressed with his senior athletes this weekend as achieving a huge percentage of best times in only the middle of the season for senior...

Sophie Ferguson

From February 18-19th 36 DSSC athletes competed at the Winskill Dolphins LMR at Watermania located in Richmond, BC. At this swim meet 16 Age Group Championship standards were achieved along with numerous best times. Congratulations to all the athletes who competed over this weekend and showcased their DSSC pride! The following athletes attained their Age Group Championship time standards and are now eligible to compete in these events in Vancouver come February. For the girls, Grace Bruneau (10) achieved her 10 and under time in the 200 IM with a...

Sophie Ferguson

SWIMMER OF THE MONTH DECEMBER! Wow, Wow, Wow! What a busy month December was for our DSSC athletes! The coaching staff would just like to congratulate all the swimmers who accomplished a heart of gold over December as it was not as easy decision to make. Below you will find the athletes who achieved a Heart of Gold Mini Dragons I Colbie Deeg: Coblie has shown so much love for the sport. Every practice she comes with a smile on her face excited to swim. During practice, she always works...