[PacMasterUpdate] Update August 24th, 2003
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Mon Aug 25 01:55:01 EDT 2003
PINECREST LAKE OPEN WATER
Theresults of the Pinecrest Open Water Swim have been posted on the
web site. The Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters did a great job of
hosting the meet.
PACIFIC MASTERS MONTHLY MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY
The regular monthly meeting of Pacific Masters will be Wednesday
AUGUST 27th, 2003 7:30 PM It will be at the Oak Hill Park Directions
are on the home page
This month will include decision on the 2004 Long Course Short
Course, Short Course Yards and Short Course meter Championships as
well as the Open Water Championship.
The committee will also consider the legislative and rules proposals
that will be before the USMS Annual Convention. The entire convention
packet is available on-line:
The committee will also be talking about a possible bid by USMS for
the 2006 FINA Masters World Championships at the Stanford Avery Pool
Complex. For USMS to make the bid, it would need the help of the
local LMSC (us).
RESULTS OF THE IGLA CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2003 IGLA were held at the Avery Pool Center on the Stanford
Campus. Tsunami Masters worked for over two years to bring this event
to the Bay area. While these are the International Gay Lesbian
Aquatic Championships, any one could swim at the meet.
Seventeen World records were broken at very fast Berlardi pool . The
number of records broken were led by Pacific Swimmers. Tod Spieker
broke the 1500 Free (17:35.21), 200 back (2:21.80), 800 Free
(9:13.15), 200 Fr (2:06.20), 400 Freestyle (4:28.73); Ed Cazalet
broke the 1500 Free (19:40.62) 200 IM (2:35.95) and 400 IM (5:34.43);
Rich Burns 200 Back (2:34.17), 100 Back (1:08.85) and 50 Back
(31.65); and Laura Val broke her own 200 Free (2:14.66).
Full results will be posted soon. Thanks to Joe Healy, Brian
Fitzgibbon and Geoff Glaser for being the co-meet directors and the
entire Tsunami team for putting on the meet
NEW MOUNTAIN VIEW MASTERS SHORT COURSE METERS MEET
This is the first year of the Mountain View Masters Short Course
Meters meet. It will take place on Sunday September 7th. The 800 Free
is limited to 64 pre-entered swimmers. All the other events may be
deck entered. The pre-entry deadline is August 29th.
WHISKEYTOWN OPEN WATER SWIM
The Whiskeytown Open Water Swim sponsored by the Redding Swim Team
will be on Sunday September 7th at Whiskeytown Lake. The preentry
deadline is August 28th.
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
CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 2004 / EARLY MEETS
Scheduling Chair Marcia Benjamin is putting together a schedule for
next year. Her first task is to put together the Championship
schedule - If your club is interested in hosting a Pacific Masters
Championship (SCY, LCM, SCM or Open Water) you must apply by
Wednesday August 20th. All Club Reps should have received a letter
about the bid selection process, but if you have not, please be sure
to contact Marcia at
msbenjamin at earthlink.net .(You will get a letter about the scheduling
process and an application. (You are encourage to apply).
If you have a meet in January or February, It is best to get on the
schedule soon, so your meet can be publicized in the NOV/DEC issue of
have a good week
michael w. moore
michael at PACIFICMASTERS.ORG