[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update Autumnal Equinox
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Fri Sep 22 00:34:46 EDT 2006
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San Mateo SCM
MVM Alan Liu
Sac Sprint Pentathlon
WCM Pac Masters SCM Champ
THIS WEEKEND SAN MATEO PENTATHLON
This year there are four short course meters meet. The first will be
this weekend the San Mateo Marlin's Pentathlon September 24th at the
Joinville pool in San Mateo.
ALAN LIU SHORT COURSE METERS MEET
The Mountain View Masters Alan Liu Short Course Meters Meet will be
October 1st at Eagle Pool in Mountain View.
SACRAMENTO SPRINT PENTATHLON
The 33rd Annual Sacramento Sprint Pentathlon will be held at the
Schall Aquatic Center at UC Davis. October 7th.
PACIFIC MASTERS SHORT COURSE METERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The last short course meters meet of the season will be the Pacific
Masters Championships held at the Heather Farms Diving Tank, Walnut
Creek California, October 13-15th.
OPEN WATER RESULTS
Results some of the open water meets have been posted on the web
site. Results include the Donner Lake Open Water Swim, the Manatee
2x1 Relay and the Whiskeytown One and Two Mile Open Water Swims.
Thanks to the Sierra Nevada Masters, Manatee Masters and Redding
Aquatic Masters for organizing the meets.
DAVIS AQUATIC MASTERS FALL STROKE CLINIC FOR FITNESS SWIMMERS
Where? Civic Pool, corner of 5th and B St. When? Freestyle Saturday
Sept. 30, Backstroke Sunday Oct. 1, Butterfly Sunday Oct. 8 and
Breaststroke Sat. Oct. 21. All clinics from 1-2:30pm. Clinics stress
technique through specific stroke drills and include the turn of that
specific stroke. Coach Rick Powers and ass'ts will give you
individual attention to help improve your skills and efficiency in
each stroke. Cost? $10 pre-paid. $15 on the day. Contact Rick at
rpswimmer at hotmail.com. Rick has given hundreds of clinics in 30
countries over the last 40 years.
PACIFIC MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Short Course Pacific Masters Championships will be organized by
the Walnut Creek Masters and the Tri Valley Masters in late April.
The meet will be held in Pleasanton.
The Short Course Meters Meet will be organized by the Walnut Creek
Masters and be held in the diving pool at Heather Farms in October of
2008 US MASTERS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2008 USMS Short Course Yards Championships will be held at the
University of Texas in Austin. The long course championships will be
held at Mount Hood, Oregon.
OPEN WATER SWIM CANCELLED
The Oktoberfest swim that was scheduled for September 23 has been
cancelled. This means that there are two fewer open water
points-eligible events on the schedule. Consequently, this decreases
by one the total number of swims that an individual can use to earn
open water points for the open water points competition.
Pacific Masters affiliate
Pacific Masters entered into a new affiliate relationship with Lands'
End Apparel . Lands' End is a maker of fine sports apparel for the
If you click on the link to Lands' End from the Pacific Masters web
site (like the link above or the link in the navigation bar) Lands'
End will receive a rebate from your purchase
The Pacific Masters Logo'ed shirts that meet officials wear are from Lands End.
MICHAEL MOORE AWARDED
RALEIGH AREA MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD
At the recent United States Masters Swimming held at the Hyatt
Regency in Dearborn, MI, Michael Moore was awarded the Raleigh Area
Masters National Chapionships Award. The award is presented annually
to the person who has contributed the most to USMS National
Championship meets. This year the rules were stretched as there was
no USMS Long Course Championships, but the World Championships
attracted the largest number of USMS swimmers ever. Michael served as
chairman of the XI FINA World Masters Championships.
2007 RULE BOOK DEDICATION
Susan Ehringer, the USMS Rule Book Coordinator, announced to the
House of Delegates at the USMS Convention that the dedication of the
2007 Rule Book will be to the Organizing Committee of the XI FINA
World Masters Championships. This was in recognition of the work done
Have a good week
For those who would like to see great pictures of the FINA World
If anyone has pictures taken at the open water swim from the bridge
with the houses and docks on both sides of the chute, I would love to
Michael W. Moore