Life in the fast lane


The Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club 2012 Invitational Swim Meet was hosted by the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club.

The Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club 2012 Invitational Swim Meet was hosted by the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club at the Fernie Aquatic Centre on April 27 to 29.

Seven clubs were at the meet, four from Calgary, one from Lethbridge, one from Cranbrook and the Dolphins.

There were 273 swimmers competing over the three days.

Sixty Elk Valley Dolphin swimmers competed. Highlights included Jacob Stratton, who achieved 3 BC “A” Provincial times in 100 Backstroke, 200 Freestyle, and 200 Backstroke with two fifth places and one sixth place. Cynthia Kielpinski made her first BC “A” Provincial time in 100 Backstroke and had six personal best times.

Macdonagh Dressler also nailed his first BC “A” Provincial Time in 200 Breaststroke. He had one third, and one sixth. Megan Nixon owned the podium with one first place, five seconds places, and one third place. Other results included:

 

Kasha Bell – 3 Personal Best Times

Nikola Bell – 2 Personal Best Times

Astrid Bloemink – 5 Personal Best Times

Aniessa Bowen – 6 Personal Best Times

Madalon Burnett – 6 Personal Best Times, one 2nd, two fourth, one fifth, two sixth place

Brooke Demmings – 5 Personal Best Times

Jaime Dennis – 4 Personal Best Times

Meaghan Frenks – 3 Personal Best Times, one 2nd, one 3rd, one 4th

Emma Fyfe – 7 Personal Best Times

Thea Gimard – 2 Personal Best Times

Daniel Hammer – 3 Personal Best Times

Celeste Hart – 5 Personal Best Times

Leah Heavey – 3 Personal Best Times

Charlotte Higgins – 4 Personal Best Times

Clare Howard – 3 Personal Best Times

Alison Howse – 2 Personal Best Times

Olivia Howse – 2 Personal Best Times

Rudra Joshi – 5 Personal Best Times

Isabelle Klapp – 7 Personal Best Times

Fynley Kuijt – 4 Personal Best Times

Cheyenne Lee – 2 Personal Best Times

Jace Lee – 6 Personal Best Times

Ava Lewis – 3 Personal Best Times

Sara Lewis – 5 Personal Best Times

Anna Loewen – 3 Personal Best Times

Anton Lewis – 3 Personal Best Times

Sophia Loewen – 4 Personal Best Times

Turner Loewen – 2 Personal Best Times

Amber Maartman – 7 Personal Best Times

Maygen Maartman -5 Personal Best Times

Catrin Merritt – 3 Personal Best Times

Emily Milne – 3 Personal Best Times

Hannah Milne – 3 Personal Best Times

Morgan Mudge – 1 Personal Best Time, three 4th, two 5th, one 6th place

Cassandra Nixon – 1 Personal Best time, one 1st, one 2nd, three 3rd, two 4th place

Ray Ogura – 2 Personal Best Times

Elizabeth Pater – 5 Personal Best Times, one 6th place

Juliana Pater – 5 Personal Best Times

Julien Pike Stewart – 3 Personal Best Times

Bailey Proehl – 3 Personal Best Times

Emily Pullen – 2 Personal Best Times

Sarah Pullen – 2 Personal Best Times

Neve Richards – 4 Personal Best Times

Emma Soetaert – 5 Personal Best Times

Holly Soetaert – 4 Personal Best Times

Coco Stewart – 2 Personal Best Times

India Stewart – 6 Personal Best Times

Skye Stewart – 3 Personal Best Times

Emily Stratton – 5 Personal Best Times

Taylor Syrja – 3 Personal Best Times

Brent Thibodeau – 4 Personal Best Times

Emma Thibodeau – 6 Personal Best Times

Clara Traverse – 3 Personal Best Times

Shelby Uphill – 3 Personal Best Times, two 5th place

Ayla Wiggins – 6 Personal Best Times

Nicole Wittfoth – 3 Personal Best Times

The event went smoothly thanks to the efforts of the coaches, Marie Cosens, Tara Beck, and Melissa Lindsay in Fernie, Chris, Marg and Robert Bissonette in Elkford, countless volunteer parents, and generous local sponsorship.