[PacMasterUpdate] Update June 17, 2002
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Mon Jun 17 09:30:08 EDT 2002
THE ENDLESS SWIMMER
From the San Francisco Weekly : When people learn that Pedro Ordenes,
55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the
Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his
sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering
The feature article of the SF Weekly is at:
The USMS Insurance Program, funded by a portion of the National
Registration Fee, provides Excess Accident Insurance coverage for
USMS members. Liability coverage is provided for USMS Members, Member
Clubs, LMSC officials and volunteers acting on behalf of and with the
approval of USMS. More Information is available on the USMS web site.
BAY AREA SPORTS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEETING
The Bay Area sports organizing committee (to bring the Olympics to
San Francisco are having a get together at Max's Diamond Grill -
across from Pacific Bell Park - 128 King Street, San Francisco
CAThursday, June 20, 5:30pm to 7:30pm for more info:
SHADOWCLIFFS OPEN WATER
Registration for the TriValley Masters Shadowcliffs Open Water Swim,
June 29, 2002, can be done on the internet. Go to
and click on the internet icon.
BURLINGAME SPLASH AND DASH
The Burlingame Splash and Dash is a sprint LCM meet on June 30th.
The 200 meter relays and the all the 50 events are the only events
on the schedule. The deadline is June 19th, with race day entry
LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS
A couple of extra things about the Long Course Championships in Santa Cruz
Facility: "Dogs or other pets are not allowed on the campus."
Entries: "All relays will be deck seeded."
Events 17 and 18 are the 200 meter freestyle events, not the 800. The
800 meter freestyle are events 43 and 44.
Entry Fees: Add after the address "PLEASE DO NOT SEND ENTRIES THAT
REQUIRE A SIGNATURE. THEY WILL BE RETURNED TO SENDER. If you want
an entry confirmation, include a SASE or post card. Sorry, entries
cannot be confirmed by phone.
SAFETY TRAINING FOR SWIM COACHES
Carol Berendsen will be teaching an Safety Training for Swim Coaches
Class at Mills College the evening of Tuesday June 18 (You are asked
to register. Contact Carol Berendsen for further information
510-430-3351 or mailto:carolb at mills.edu
Pacific Masters AFFILIATE - LANDS END
Lands End is a maker of fine sports apparel for the active person.
Click on the link to Lands' End from the Pacific Masters web site
Lands' End will rebate some of the money of your purchase to Pacific
Dale Finch of The Marlins reports that Ray Taft is doing much better
and is starting to walk. If you would like to send Ray a get well
card send it to:
Menlo Park Place
1275 Crane Street
Menlo Park, Ca
BECOME AN OFFICIAL
June 17th there will be a clinic in Chico at 6:30 p.m. at In Motions
Fitness at 1293 E. 1st Ave. Take 1st Ave. exit off of 99 and go
east. To become carded one must pass the test for Stroke and Turning
and work the deck with officials.
have a good week
michael w. moore
michael at mwmoore.org