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Chad Winkle

This past weekend the HS Boys Champs Season kicked off the King County and Metro Championship Meets. We had a large number of boys participate in the meet, and had a lot of great swims this weekend. Congrats to all the HS boys that wrapped up their HS Season this past weekend. And best of luck to the boys swimming in the Districts Meet this weekend. Go WAVE!!! Senior Recap: From INT: Nicholas Imig had great swims and placed first in the 100 and 50 Free. He also went a...

Maxwell Byers

2020 John Walker Distance Classic Meets 27 WAVE Swimmers attened the John Walker Distance Classic Meets in Mercer Island on Saturday. Distance meets are great opportunities for swimmers to step out of their comfort zone and try events not offered at most swim meets. Our swimmers did a great job stepping up to the challenge and supporting each other at the meet. Congratulations to everyone who attended and a special thank you to everyone that stayed after their event to help count for teammates in later heats! New USA Swimming...

Maxwell Byers

2020 Winter Challenge Meet Recap What a wonderful meet for the Wave Aquatics swimmers! Lots of swimmers tried new events, picked up big best times, and learned a lot about themselves and their swimming. These meets are not only great opportunities to compete, but chances to grow from the experience to be better the next time you race. Congratulations to everyone that showed up and raced hard! New USA Swimming Motivational Times Barun Acharya BB Time 50 Fly Gwen Angus B time 50 Breast Allie Bai BB time 100 Breast...

Erin Dunn

2020 January Mini Meet Recap Despite the snow last week, which meant some limited practice attendance and altered practices for our athletes, the kids still had a great meet, with tons of amazing racing going on during our two-hour Mini Meet! Thank you families who: announced, timed, set up, cleaned up, officiated, cheered and got your athlete to the meet on time! Those things make a big difference for the team and all the athletes! Relay Results Congrats to our top three relays teams! 1st Place- Gavin Drazich, Aleksei Leonov,...

Chad Winkle

2019 PNS SC Championships This past weekend WAVE participated in the SC Champs at Federal Way. This year the meet was a combined Champs Meet with both the SR and Age Group swimmers participating in the meet together, making for a long but very fun weekend to see the whole team competing at a high level as one big team. We had a great weekend full of fast times and fast swims and great team memories. WAVE had 71 athletes entered into the meet and competing in Individuals and Relays...

Erin Dunn

Fall Divisional Meet Recap So much good swimming happened at this meet! We had a very large number of athletes who: >Posted amazing new best times >Made new PNS Championship cuts >Made new USA Swimming Motivational Times >Qualified for and swam awesome in finals, some for the first time! Even better than all that, the vibe on the pool deck was the kids were enjoying being there with their teammates and getting some racing in. Lots of smiles, lots of positive interactions with coaches and teammates, lots of good things...

Chad Winkle

This evening WAVE hosted the Last Chance Meet at JAC. This was the very last chance for kids to pick up cuts to qualify for PNS Champs in a few weeks. We had a lot of WAVE kids at the meet, some were there looking for a few more cuts, some were there looking to get there first cut of the year, and some were there to help push and race their teammates to success. We had a great showing with 26 new Champs Cuts. Great job to all the...

Chad Winkle

December Board News Letter Happy holidays to all WAVE members! The Board often gets asked what’s happening across the organization. On this special holiday Newsletter we bring to you an update from each of our programs. So much great work, and fun, across the entire organization! WAVE’s vision is to “enrich the lives in the communities we serve”, having almost a thousand members participating in our recreational and competitive programs, from toddlers to Seniors, we couldn’t be more proud! Swim School and Operations Throughout this year the Wave Swim School...

Maxwell Byers

2019 November AGI Meet Recap Great meet over the weekend! From a team perspective, Wave won the meet by over 400 points. Anyone placing first through eighth place either as part of a relay or individually contributed to the team score. !!! Team Record Alert !!! Cameron Piepkorn blazed to a new Team Record in the 11-12 Boys 200 Breaststroke at 2:27.17! Thank you to all of the efforts of our parent volunteers, officials, and coaching staff who helped to make swims like that, and many others possible. There are...

Maxwell Byers

2019 November Mini Meet Recap Great swimming over the weekend at our first Mini Meet of the year. We had just over 100 athletes there at the meet on Saturday. A big Thank You to: ->Our officials! ->Our parent volunteers! ->Our coaching staff! ->Families who couldn’t make the meet but let the coaches know ahead of time! This meet ran about as good as I’ve seen! It takes a ton of help to run even these short meets, so thank you for making it happen! Relays We started off the...