Archive for July, 2012

British Gas swim, Windermere

Disappointment at the British Gas Swim at Windermere, part of the Great Swim series.

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The 14th World Masters Championships

The World Masters Championships were held for the second time in Riccione, north east Italy. 200 competitors from all aquatic disciplines: swimming, diving, synchronised swimming and water polo converged on this popular coastal resort, where temperatures reached 35 C. The oldest competitor was an Australian 95 year old lady, cheered at the end of every [...]

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President of the Hampshire ASA

Jenny Ball has been inaugurated as the new president of the Hampshire Amateur Swimming association. Jenny has been a member for more than 20 years and an active member of its executive committee for more than a decade. She was nominated for the role after colleagues saw her had work in organising the 2011 NatWest [...]

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Solent swim – 15th July 2012

We did it!!! Amazingly the rain stopped, the wind dropped and the sun peeked through the clouds. All the teams, made up of two swimmers and a kayaker, set off early in the morning from Hurst Castle on the mainland with 64 swimmers and 46 kayakers to reach Colwell Bay on the Isle of Wight. [...]

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