Statsman – Christian Berger has just posted the “All-Time” National Rankings for 1973-2017. To be in the individual Top Twenty in these rankings, a swim needs to be one of the twenty fastest for an age group over the last 45 years. Based on points awarded for these Top Twenty swims, Edmonton Masters Swim Club is the Best Overall Club in Canada!
Here are all of the clubs who placed in the Top Twenty “All-Time” in Short Course (SCM) or Long Course (LCM) rankings:
Statsman – Christian Berger has just posted the National Records summary for 2016. Once again – for the 13th consecutive year – we have the most relay records (30; up 1 from last year) of any club in Canada!
In total, our club has 59 National Records (up 4 from last year); meaning that our club members collectively have 29 individual National Records. Active club members with individual National Records include Barry Saretsky (9), Debbie Younger (8), Barry Lewis (3), Emily Flowers (2), and Jim McDonald (1). Posthumous members with National Records include Tim Salpeter (1) and Larry Judge (1). Past members who still have National Records include Michelle Cleveland (née MacWhirter) (1) and Cheryl Gibson (3).
RELAYS (Top 10)
TOTAL (Top 10)
You can find detailed statistics on Christian Berger’s website.
Good evening, everyone,
Please find the link below that will take you to the final results of ‘Twas The Month Before Christmas.
Once again I would like to thank all of our volunteers and all of those who participated to make it a successful meet.
Richard John Roberts (1942 – 2017), a former Edmonton Masters swimmer (1989? – 1998?) and active St. Albert Masters swimmer until his death, passed away this summer. His family asked that you do one or more of the following in memory of him:
- Eat an expensive, good quality chocolate bar
- Enjoy at least three big scoops of ice cream
- Watch a movie with subtitles including the credits at the end
- Read a good book
- Sing out of tune
- Dance or clap off-beat
- Swim a few laps in a Speedo
- Do all the Decathlon events
- Race Walk
- Discuss Theology
- Eat a bag of cookies in one sitting
- Take blurry photographs
- Enjoy more than one Brussel sprout
- Listen to “The Weight” by The Band and/or “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” by Creedence Clearwater Revival
- Play a game of chess
- Love and be proud of your family and friends – life is too short for unhappiness and dissent
His full obituary can be found here.