[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update 26 September 2006
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Wed Sep 27 01:22:31 EDT 2006
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MVM Alan Liu
Sac Sprint Pentathlon
WCM Pac Masters SCM Champ
ALAN LIU SHORT COURSE METERS MEET - SUNDAY
The Mountain View Masters Alan Liu Short Course Meters Meet will be
October 1st at Eagle Pool in Mountain View. You may deck enter.
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.
The mail deadline is Saturday 30 September. You can enter on line
until midnight Wednesday 4 October. No deck entries.
SWIM ACROSS AMERICA
SWIM ACROSS AMERICA had a swim in the bay on Saturday. The swimmers
swam from Chrissy Field to the Gate to Alcatraz and back to Chrissy
Field. They raised almost $100,000. that money will go to UC San
Francisco Childrens Hospitla Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program.
Team Tsunami was singled out for honors by raising $15,000 for the
swim. Matt Chappell celebrated his one year anniversary of the start
of chemo by swimming in the event. Congratulations to all the
SHIRTS AVAILABLE FROM WORLDS
And a few notes:
1. Floral shirts - a limited number of large and x large shirts
remain. They are for sale for $25.00 including postage and handling
in the US and $35 international. Send an email with your credit card
number to tshirts at 2006finamasters.org , call 650.856.2234, or mail a
BASOC - Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee
201 California Ave., Suite 1450
San Francisco, CA 94111.
2. The LOC will send a CD of the results to all federations who had
competitors participating in the meet.
3. Any comments or suggestions about the World Championships that you
wish to pass on to Perth can be emailed to
comments at 2006finamasters.org and will be included in the final report.
OTHER FINA CHAMPIONSHIPS MERCHANDISE
Merchandise and mementos are still available for purchase on line.
There are Polo shirts, t shirts, wine glasses, seals and other items.
Then Click STORE
OPEN WATER RESULTS
All the Open Water Swim Meet Results for 2006 have been posted on the web site.
Thank you to all the meet directors and volunteers for putting on the
meet. Congratulations to all who participated in 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.
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.
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