B-TRAIN Swimming’s 2022 ARUBA Training Trip

Registration is still open for B-TRAIN Swimming’s training trip to Aruba from October 29-November 6, 2022. Daily swim training with Olympian swim coaches and sight-seeing tours will be offered! More information can be found here: https://www.btrainswimming.com/aruba-2022/.

EMSC member, Tania Dean, has attended B-TRAIN camps in the past and speaks highly of the coaching staff. She will also be in attendance at this year’s trip and has offered to answer any questions you might have (email). Please note that registration for this training trip will close TOMORROW (Sept. 14).

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Relay “Meet”

The Fossils Masters Swim Club from Grande Prairie, Alberta invites ALL masters swim clubs to participate in it the 1st Annual Canada-wide Relays-only swim meet. In past, this innovative club has held interprovincial meets via Skype.

A note was sent to all MSO & CIMS swim clubs.

Register your relay teams before midnight, October 15th, 2022

Swim any time between October 23rd and 30th, 2022

No travel and no sanctions needed since you will swim in your own pool. Getting together with another club in your own region is an option.

This event is open to any club regardless of affiliation!

For details, please see the package posted on the MSO website at https://www.mastersswimmingontario.ca/

If you’ve got interested teams, let me know and I will get you entered!

Debbie

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2022-2023 Registration

Registration for the new season is now open. Our first session will be on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 1:30-3:00pm at Kinsmen. Please check out all the details on our registration page.

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Records and Rankings

Many club records were broken at Australian Masters Nationals (April 20 – 23) and Canadian Masters Swimming Championships (May 20 – 22) and the Records and Rankings page has been updated accordingly! If you notice that a club record hasn’t been updated correctly, please send an email to edmontonmastersswimclub@gmail.com and we’ll get it fixed!

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I wanna be a Swimstar…

Quarantine has been long. It has been mentally exhausting. It has been frustrating.

And the UK has cracked.

They’ve gone full Nickelback.

In a parody of the song “Rockstar” by Nickelback, which has been dubbed Canada’s most hated band as a result of incredible overexposure over the country’s airwaves, Steve Buckley has built a full-blown, swim-themed parody of the song titled “Swimstar.”

Steve Buckley is the creator and leader of the swimming website pullbuoy.co.uk, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary of covering swimming on the internet this month.

With mostly unique vocals performed by Hugh MacDonald (well, there as unique as any of Nickelback’s songs are from any other of Nickelback’s songs), the video features age groupers, legends, Olympians, Junior National team swimmers, and aspiring Olympians from across the country opining about their dreams for aquatic success.

Among the swimmers featured in the video are two-time Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, World Championship competitor Michael Gunning, 1980 Olympic silver medalist in the 400 IM Sharron Davies, 2008/2012 British Olympian Jemma Lowe, 7-time Para-Swimming World Champion Tully Kearney, and BBC Olympic and Paralympic sports journalist Nick Hope.

Story by Braden Keith, SwimSwam.com, June 3 2020

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