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Sharks Bring a Big Bite to Texas August 14, 2012 Congratulations to the Bolles School Sharks swimmers who helped Florida Swimming race to a second place showing at this year’s Long Course Southern Zone Championships! Eight of our Sharks travelled to Dallas at the end of the July to compete in the meet: Choe Miller (13-14), Sherridon Dressel (13-14), Chandler Soapes (15-18), Jake Adcock (11-12), Nicholas Hackett (11-12), Gian Garcia (13-14), Tyler Rice (13-14), and Bradley Stamper (15-18). Coach Jessica Shacht joined our swimmers in Texas, serving as the 13-14...

A Shark Attack in London August 12, 2012 London may not be a coastal city, but that didn’t prevent a slew of Sharks from taking a bite out of the competition at the 2012 Olympic Games! Two of our Sharks will return to the Bolles campus with Olympic experience under their belt: Joseph Schooling and Anderson Lim. Seventeen year-old Joseph Schooling (Singapore) entered the London Games following a gold medal performance at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games. Joseph competed in the fastest preliminary heat of the 200 Meter Butterfly, where...

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60 swimmers represented Bolles at this past week's Florida Age Group Championships at the University of Florida. Bolles finished in 2nd place, 278 points behind Sarasota. Gold Medals were won by Nick Hackett in the 11-12 50 & 100 fly. Silver Medals were won by Jake Adcock in the 11-12 50 fly, Nick Hackett in the 11-12 50 & 100 free, Sherridon Dressel in the 13-14 50 free and 100 back, Gian Garcia in the 13-14 100 & 200 fly, Tyler Rice in the 13-14 50 free, and Will Tabor...

Lauren Neidigh spearheads fundraiser for former Bolles Coach July 19, 2012 Lauren Neidigh, current Bolles shark and alumni, has spearheaded a fundraiser to raise funds for the former Bolles coach, Clare Blackwell, who was involved in life threatening accident while competing in France in an Iron Man competition. She was competing for a charity in Dallas to raise funds for Children's Cancer. Lauren has set up a fundraiser to raise funds for the charity, but also raise funds for Clare's growing medical bills. Please view the video for more information....

Final Flag Speeches July 10, 2012 Please join us this Saturday, July 14 at 10:00 am for our tradition of Final FLAG Speeches. The Bolles Sharks will celebrate Madison Michaels, Sophia Ward, Tyler Rice, Gian Garcia, Dakota Mahaffey, Jacob Andrasco, and Brian Rieck as they head into their final FLAG competition and lead us to VICTORY! We'll begin our age group practices in the bleachers of the Uible pool, hear from our coaches, hear from our guests of honor, then celebrate with cake before jumping into the pool to complete...

2 Bolles Sharks make USA Olympic Team July 3, 2012 16 Years. That is how long it has been since anyone training with our Bolles School Sharks has made the U.S. Olympic Team. Three of our Sharks made it in 1996. This year, two Sharks will be joining Team USA in London – Ariana Kukors (200 I.M.) and Charlie Houchin (4 x 200 Free Relay). It is a huge accomplishment which comes on the heels of a flurry of great swims that earned 16 of our Sharks a chance to...

Morning Swim Show - Alex Michaels Wants to Bring Olympic Trials to Jacksonville in 2016 June 7, 2012 Bolles Sharks parent, Alex Michaels, recently sat down with Jeff Commings of the Morning Swim Show to discuss Jacksonville's case to bring the 2016 Olympic Swim Trials to the First Coast. (to view please use www.bollesswimming.org website) 1

Breakfast with Champions June 16, 2012 All swimmers please come and enjoy a continental breakfast on Sat, 16 Jun, at 10:00 a.m., with our U.S. Olympic Trial Qualifiers and our foreign Olympians. Currently, there are 16 U.S. swimmers training at Bolles that will attend the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha beginning 25 June to vie for a coveted spot on the U.S. Olympic team, as well as 2 foreign national athletes that will represent their countries in the Olympics at the London games beginning 28 July. Let's honor them and...

Olympic Trials Watch Party May 31, 2012 It's about that time again and the Olympic Games is once again upon us. This year we will be hosting 2 watch parties for Olympic Trials on June 28 and June 30 at the Bolles School. We will watch and cheer as a team and see if any of our swimmers will make the USA Olympic Squad for the London Olympic Games. How Exciting!!!! GO BOLLES SHARKS!!!! Date: June 28 and June 30 Time: 6:30pm - 10pm Place: The Bolles School (McGeHee Auditorium)...