WATCH: Race Videos from Day 1 of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals

2018 NCSA Juniors – Orlando

Day 1 of the 2018 NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Florida kicked off on Tuesday with timed-finals races and a win by Madison Homovich. Homovich was the girls’ high-point award winner at last year’s meet, but didn’t win any races. It didn’t take her long to break that streak this year, winning her first event, the 1000 free.

Below, see race videos from the fastest heats of each event on day 1.

Women’s 1000 Free – Winner Madison Homovich, Marlins of Raleigh, 9:33.63

Fastest Heat

Boys’ 1000 Free – Winner Hayden Curley, Highlander Aquatic Club, 9:01.94

Fastest Heat

Girls’ 100 IM – Winner Isabelle Stadden, Aquajets Swim Team, 54.81

Fastest Heat

Boys’ 100 IM – Winner Steven Thalblum, NCAP, 49.93

Fastest Heat

Second-Fastest Heat

Girls’ 800 Free Relay – Winner NCAP, 7:14.59

Fastest Heat

Boys’ 800 Free Relay – Winner Academy Bullets Swim Club, 6:35.45

Fastest Heat

Second-Fastest Heat


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6 years ago

I don’t know who the announcer is, but I can’t believe they brought him back. Not a good fit to announce swimming. Doesn’t seem to know any swimming lingo and fails miserably at making it interesting for spectators.

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6 years ago


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6 years ago

He also thought the girls being lapped were in the lead in the 1000 free

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6 years ago

lmao goat

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