Riptides swimmers smashed 20 club records at Alberta Spring Championships in Edmonton this weekend, while David and Joanna qualified for the Western Canadian Championships.
The highest finishes were: Carter 5th in 50 back; Jaime 6th in 200 IM; and Kai 8th in 200 breast and 10th in 200 fly.
Jaime – club records in 50, 100 & 200 breast and 200 IM
Joanna – club records in 100-200-400-800 free; Western Championships standards in 100-200-400 free and her first Canadian Junior Championships standard in 100 free.
David – club records in 50 & 200 breast & 200 free; a Western standard in 50 breast
Carter – club records in 50, 100 & 200 back
Jeremy – club records in 100 & 200 breast and 200 IM
Kai – club records in 50 & 200 breast
Natalie – PBs in all events at her first Alberta Champs
Kiana – top 20 in 50 & 100 fly
Jaime, Natalie, Kiana and Joanna combined for a new open 400 free relay club record breaking the previous record set in 2015 by Emiko, Kiana, Cassidy and Marin.
Full results and new records: https://riptides.ca/swimmers/results/
Natalie won gold in 50m breaststroke and silver in 100m breaststroke at Alberta Provincials in Calgary and advanced to the Alberta Championships for the first time. She had personal best times in all of her races. Ksenia swam five PBs and dropped 10 seconds in the 200 free and 4 in the 100 free.
Next up is the Alberta Spring Championships, March in Edmonton, March 14-17 in Edmonton. Carter, Jaime, Natalie, Kai, Jeremy, Joanna, David and Kiana will be representing the Riptides and racing to qualify for the Canadian Western Championships in April.