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  Congratulation to Neil Brow who swam an impressive 33.80 in the heats of the Boy’s 50m Breast to qualify for his first National level competition. En route to this result Neil also broke the Rapids 15-16 boys club record Old record 34.05 Stanislav Fedorchenko New Record 33.80 Neil Brow

  This weekend is the 1st time Michael Phelps is competeing since the Bejing Olympics.   At the Charlotte Ultra Swim Meet in North Carolina he won the 100 Butterfly and 200 FR setting a meet record.  Click here to see the video of the 200 FR.  Watch  his turn and break outs!  Members of Canada's national team are also competing.  15 year old Amanda Reason of Etobicoke, Ontario, a prospect for the 2012 London Olympics won the 100 BR in a time of 1:08.80!  Check it out! For more video...

  Session time outs Live Results Psych Sheets If any experienced officials would be interested in helping out as relief officials at the Mel Zajac International meet at UBC  your help would be greatly appreciated.  Here’s the email  our office received form the UBC Dolphins club manager. I am wondering if one or both of you would be able to help with officiating at Zajac next weekend (May 22, 23 & 24). The meet is going to be a LARGE event with 520 swimmers in the meet, from USA, Australia,...

Swimming Canada has made some changes to the Bonus swim rule for swimmers that have 1 Age Group National Qualifying time.  To read about these changes, click here.   To see the Age Group National ( or Age Group Champs as it will now be called)  qualifying times, go to the "Groups & Notices" section.

    Hyack Youth Cup Warm-Up Ti mes (Updated)

  At the WVOSC/SFU LMR  Vincent Man in AGD 2 even split his 100 Backstroke to qualify for the BC AA Championships.  Then just a few minutes later, PD 3's Mike Zhang rocked his 100 Backstroke as well to qualify for AAA's this July in Victoria!  Way to go boys! 

  Swim BC Update on the BC High School Credit Program

  May 4th 2009 P.P.P. Update

   Rapids Results from the 10th Annual Delta Triathlon   Adults 16+ (Swim 700m, Bike 20km, Run 5km) Neil Brow 91st overall 71st in his age category   (6th) 9:55  (70th) 38:44  (264th) 29:59 1:18:37    Youth Category 15 & U (Swim 300m, Bike 7.5km, Run 2km)  Sarah Day   21st overall   8th in her age category     (6th) 4:25 1:29    (27th)   22:15      (16th)    9:09     (21st)   35:48            Alex Abanico 23rd overall 14th in his age category    (22nd) 5:52    (23rd)   21:08     (18th)    9:12  (23rd)   36:11              Jack Hong    25th overall 15th in his age category       (1st) 3:47       (30th)   23:39 19.0     (24th)    9:41 4:51     (25)   37:05       

  Richmond Rapids at Mies Schootman Invitational   April 17 th to 19th the Richmond Rapids competed at the Mies Schootman Invitational at UBC aquatic centre. With over 40 swimmers in attendance, the Rapids swam very well considering it was the Rapids first Long-Course (50m pool configuration) competition of the year. The Rapids placed 5 th over-all, setting a new team record, acquiring a new Provincial Championship qualifier and 2 new Far Western Qualifiers. The meet showcased both the depth of the team-33 medals from 17 different athletes, and the rising stars of...