Southern Alberta Provincials – Coach’s Report

The Riptides had 9 swimmers attending the Southern Alberta Provincials under the new format of all Finals swims with no prelims.

Congratulations to all the swimmers attending for their professionalism in representing the club and their effort throughout all 4 sessions. For many of the JO swimmers this was their “Big” Meet for the Spring and to see some big time drops is fantastic and a testament to their hard work.

Special congratulations to:

Joanna for achieving the ABC standard in the 400 free with a 19 second time drop from 3 weeks ago and to Kai and Kiana for setting 3 new club records.

Joanna – silver in 400 free and bronze in 200 free, and PBs in all 8 events!

Kiana – bronze in 200 free, 6 PBs and ABC times in all events!

Kai – 2 new club records and 5 PBs

Emily, Jaime, Natalie and Ruby – 6 PBs each!

Anthony – 4th in 100 fly, 6th in 100 free and 200 IM

Jeremy – 5 PBs, 4th in 100 breast, 5th in 200 IM, 6th in 400 free


New records:

Girls 11-12 100 back – Kiana 1:15.59 – Emiko 1:16.87 (2015)

Boys 10&U 100 breast – Kai 1:38.66 – Kai 1:41.89 (2016)

Boys 10&U 200 breast – Kai 3:38.55 – Anthony 3:38.55 (2016)


We now roll onto Spring Championships in Edmonton where Kiana, Joanna, Sam and Neo will represent the club against the best in Alberta.