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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ― The United States will send 45 athletes (27 women, 18 men) to the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships, U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today. The roster includes TSM's Serafina King. The 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships is the largest competition of the year for U.S. swimmers. Other top events on the Road to Rio include the world championships, July 19-26, 2015, in Glasgow and the Parapan American Games, Aug. 7-15, 2015, in Toronto. The 2016 Paralympic Games are Sept. 7-18...

Serafina King, S10 para swimmer with TSM, swam 6 lifetime bests and captured two 1st-place finishes this weekend at the 2014 Spring Paralympic Swimming Nationals in Miami, Florida: 50m free (-2.04) 32.94 6th place 100m free (-2.89) 1:10.59 5th place 400m free (-20.64) 5:06.84 3rd place 50m back (-1.78) 37.01 1st place 100m back (-3.60) 1:16.99 2nd place 200m back (-5.03) 2:43.22 1st place Congratulations, Serafina, Emerging Athlete! Go TSM!

More excellent in-season performances by TSM swimmers on Sunday at Mission Viejo. Highlights include:  Gillian C 200bk 2:27.63 (-2.23); 1500fr 17:40.13 (-44.70)  Brendan C 200bk 2:06.81 (Jr Nat cut)  Colin C 200bk 2:22.68 (-2.01)  Jamie D 1500fr 17:32.46 (-1.73)  Max D 400fr 4:44.53 (-16.58)  Hunter L 100fr 58.00 (-1.30); 400fr 4:21.81 (-4.57) Way to go, TSM!

Good first 2 days at Mission Viejo by TSM swimmers, highlighted in part by --> Fine in-season performances by distance men in the 1500fr:   Grant C 18:34.54   Max D 18:39.66   Brendan C 16:09.81   Mateusz S 15:32.88 and in the 800fr:   Ethan L (-6.11) 8:55.00   Sean S (-2.35) 9:01.20   Mateusz S 8:07.00 And women in the 400fr:   Zoe D (-5.91) 4:48.06   Jamie D (final) 4:32.35 In the 200fr:   Hunter L (-1.95) 2:03.96   Brendan C (-3.95, 2xPB) 1:58.79 And strokers:  ...

Congratulations to the following swimmers, who broke TSM Team Records during the past 3 months: Alexander Ayzenberg SCY Boys 15-18 & Open 100 Fly = 49.82 (Held since 2011 by Mun Hon Lee) SCY Boys 15-18 & Open 200 Fly = 1:51.10 (Held since 2011 by Andy Lau)  Brendan Casey SCY Boys 15-18 1000 Free = 9:19.95 (Held since 2011 by Scott Simmer) SCY Boys 15-18 200 Back = 1:47.79 (Held since 2011 by Eugene Tee) Gillian Caverly SCY Girls 13-14 1000 Free = 10:23.31 (Held since 2009 by Liliana...

TSM seniors had a strong LC showing at La Mirada over the weekend, with several best times: Brendan Casey 100fl 1:00.89 Gillian Caverly 200bk 2:29.86 (-2 seconds) Zoe Darmon 100fr 1:04.99; 200bk 2:36.26 (-1.2 sec) Jamie Dodd 200bk 2:34.61 Alexander Landau 100fl 59.30 for *another* sectional cut Eli Lawrence 200fl 2:16.81 (-3 sec) Xander Lee 100bk 1:08.22 Hunter Loncar 400fr 4:26.38; 1500fr 17:31.34; 200IM 2:23.43 JP Mortenson 100bk 1:03.83 (-1.3 sec); 100fl 1:01.06 (-1.5 sec) Sophia Nahass 50fr 30.16; 100fr 1:04.65 (-1.2 sec); 200fr 2:21.33 (-2.5 sec) Yfke Siep 100fl...

"Coaches in the know: Dave Kelsheimer" featured by USA Swimming. This piece was filmed 2013 at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs. To watch the interview, copy and paste this URL into your browser:      http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=5847&mid=8712

Notable long course swims from the San Clemente Senior Invite Jan 25-26: Gillian Caverly was 1 second off her sectional cut in the 800fr (9:31.23) and dropped 2 seconds from her 200bk (2:31.95) and a whole lot from her 1500fr (18:24.83). Jamie Dodd swam a personal best 17:34.19 in her 1500fr, good for a sectional time. She dropped time in both her 200fr (2:15.11) and 200fly (2:34.20) as well. Cathy Gomez bested her 50free (29.28) by a fraction. Ethan Lawrence dropped to within 2 seconds of a sectional cut in the...

Merry Christmas, TSMers! We wanted to share some more strong TSM performances swum this past weekend at the 2013 Southern California Swimming Winter Senior Meet. Chris Abdelmalak's 2:07.43 200br (4 second drop) and 1:53.69 200IM were personal bests (PBs). Sasha Ayzenberg made 2 Jr National cuts in butterfly with a 1:51.10 200fl and 49.82 100fl. Congratulations, Sasha! Bella Siering dropped 5 seconds for a 2:09.75 200fl. Gabe Schneider dropped 4 seconds and made his first junior national cut with a 1:50.05 200bk. Other nice 200bk swims: Brendan Casey 1:47.79 (3...

Fantastic Thursday night start to the 2013 CA SCS Winter Senior Meet at East LA College: 100% (8/8) of TSM National Group swimmers who have raced this month have swum lifetime bests. That's 1/2 the group; the other half of the group will have their chances during the next 3 days!  Today at the Winter Invite:      Gillian Caverly dropped 10 seconds to finish her 1000fr in 10:23.31.      Jamie Dodd dropped 9 seconds to finish her 1000fr in 10:21.77.      Hunter Loncar dropped 22 seconds to finish his 1650fr...