The program aims to increase the number of females in coaching positions across Canadian universities.
After an injury-plagued 2015 season, Brittany MacLean entered the 2016 Trials ranked 10th in the women’s 200 free before winning in a new national record.
Kylie Masse posted a pair of solid backstroke swims at the Ontario Provincial Championships in a tune-up for Worlds coming up later this month.
University of British Columbia professor and Masters swimmer Dr. Phil Evans has created an environmentally-friendly pull buoy made entirely out of balsa wood.
Swimming Canada Releases Psych Sheets For Trials; Almost 200 Foreign Entries Made Of Mostly American College Swimmers
Swimming Canada released the psych sheet for the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials which will be the selection meet for the Canadian World Championship team, Pan Am team, and World University Games team.
Savannah King is going to attempt to go five for five in the women’s 800m freestyle tonight in order to win the Major Grand Slam Award. The Major Grand Slam Award is given to any athlete who wins a single event at five CIS Championships in a row.
2015 CIS CHAMPIONSHIPS February 19-21 Victoria, British Columbia Prelims 10 a.m Pacific time Finals 6 p.m Pacific time Schedule Psych…
Savannah King has been one of the best distance freestylers, not just in the CIS, but in Canada for some time now. Last season she took home a win in the 800m freestyle final, second in the 400, and was a big part of the winning women’s 4x200m freestyle relay.
The UBC men cleaned up the men’s 100m freestyle final with a 1-2-3 podium sweep led by up-and-coming sprinter Yuri Kisil. Kisil rocketed to a 48.73 to win the event followed by Stefan Milosevic who touched in at 49.58. Luke Peddie came in fast as well throwing down a 49.94. The three leaders were the only ones under the 50 second barrier, pointing the UBC 4x100m freestyle relay in a very good direction.
The Thunderbirds beat the UofC Dinos by 516 points, putting forth a great effort and producing a grand total of 1674 points to take the win. Calgary finished second with 1158 points over the Lower Mainland High School All-Stars – a group of stellar high school swimmers – who finished third with 1124 points.
The 2014 UBC women after winning the CIS Championships; they’re favoured to repeat as champions this year.
Noemie Thomas had a poor showing at the Canadian Trials in April, but has rebounded well winning both the 50 and 100 butterfly in Saskatoon…
Brittany MacLean went into the 800 freestyle with a lifetime best of 8:33.70 and came out with a new national record time of 8:24.91…
Katerine Savard broke her own Canadian record winning the women’s 100 butterfly in a time of 57.27, the second fastest time done in the world this year…
The women’s 200m backstroke final should be a quick one as there’s a lot of depth in that field. Taking the top spot was Hilary Caldwell who swam a 2:10.82.