The annual December time trial challenged the Riptides to swim the longer distance events. For the older swimmers, the 800 free and 400 IM were the big events, while the younger ones swam the 200 and 400 free. 17 of the 30 swimmers competing swam a distance race for the first time.
Jeremy – dropped 108 seconds and a new Alberta Provincial standard in the 400 IM
Joanna – a huge 117 second drop and a new AB Provincial standard in the 800 free
Jamie – new AB Provincial standard in the 800 free in her first time swimming the event!
Anthony – 12&U AB Provincial standard in the 400 IM
Renee – a massive 474 second drop in the 400 free!
Kahlen – dropped 18 seconds in the 200 free
Sydney M – dropped 31 seconds in the 200 free
Ella – took 10 seconds off her 200 free
Emily – new PB in 400 free with a 5 second drop
Ruby – first time swimming the 400 free!
Congrats to first time 400 IM swimmers – Riley & Pierre
First time 200 free swimmers – Ani, Andrian, Anjah, Cale, Chloe, Ian, Isabelle, Kiera, Rune
Next Distance Challenge will include the 1500 free and run on Feb 11 at Elevation Place.