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Lauren Wilson

Our Olympic Hopefuls: Tristan Cote Tristan started swimming competitively at the age of 5 for Scottsdale Aquatic Club before moving to Etobicoke, Ontario. He has been with UCSC for the past 8 years. This is his 3rd Olympic Trials, and he will be swimming the 400 Freestyle and the 400 I.M. He has had some experience with our Big Dino Little Dino program, teaching younger kids some tricks that he wishes someone had taught him when he started. Tristan thinks, that as a younger athlete, there's nothing like actually swimming...

Lauren Wilson

The "We are Ready" campaign, which continues with the launch of one of three new videos, encourages an evidence-based approach to reopening pools, highlights mental health and wellness, and reinforces that facilities are ready to safely welcome back swimmers. In the recently published Swim Alberta led study “A Safe Return to Sport and the Right to Play during COVID-19 Article” in the Canadian Medical Association Journal showing zero transmission of COVID-19 at pools in Alberta from June to November of 2020 with proper safety measures in place and when swimming...

UCSC Club Manager

Hi UCSC, Click here to read the full story or click here to view it on Swimming Canada's website. TORONTO (January 22, 2021) – On Friday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Swimming Canada provisionally nominated six athletes to represent Team Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from July 23 to August 8. As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, Swimming Canada has invoked the unexpected circumstances clause of its Olympic team nomination criteria, and is postponing the Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials until late May....

Lauren Wilson

Now more than ever, swimmers in Alberta are craving anything to do with their sport. Now that the ISL season has finished up, we have heard first hand from a few swimmers and coaches about how amazing the experience was. The link posted below is a 20 minute discussion between Coach Carl Simonson (National A Coach) and former Dinos Coach Mads Hansen about some takeaways from being a coach for the New York Breakers ISL team. Mads worked as Assistant Head Coach at the UofC from 2014-2016. He took the...

Lauren Wilson

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Dave Macdonald

The first series of cohort racing days is in the books with great racing from TREX up to the National group. The team saw numerous best times across all groups, and even some swims faster than club and provincial records! Below are the rankings with each group-level combined - check out how you stack up with your peers. Congrats to everyone on getting back into racing in such a big way! TREX 50 Butterfly 50 Backstroke 50 Breaststroke 50 Freestyle 100 IM 200 Freestyle 12 Groups 50 Butterfly 50 Breaststroke...

Lauren Wilson

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