Tag: Swimming

The Blue Bombers vs. The Great Whites

Joyce Howard competes in the butterfly event.

Phil Simpson Members of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club are known to be a very close-knit, “all for one, one for all,” force to be reckoned with in Senior Olympics and U.S. Masters competitive swimming. On Saturday, February 13, 38 SaddleBrooke swimmers found themselves in the uncharacteristic position of facing off against one another as two…

SaddleBrooke Swimmers “Smokin” at Polar Bear Swim Meet!

The SaddleBrooke Swim Club gears up for the final event of the season.

SaddleBrooke Swim Club assembled a relatively small team of 28 swimmers to race at the twenty-fifth annual Polar Bear Swim Meet hosted by Tucson’s Ford Aquatic Swim Club at University of Arizona on January 25. While official team and individual scores were not tabulated, indications are that the team finished a close second to the…

SaddleBrooke Masters’ results

US Masters Swimming, or USMS, has three swim competition seasons: Short Course Yards (SCY), which is swum in a 25 yard pool, Short Course Meters (SCM), swum in a 25 meter pool, and Long Course Meters (LCM), swum in a 50 meter pool. SaddleBrooke Masters, the competitive arm of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club, has achieved…

Harold Peter competes in the Masters World Championship

The International Federation for Swimming (FINA) held its biannual international world championship swimming for Masters Swimmers in Montreal, Canada, this summer. Over 5,700 senior swimmers from 97 nations showed up to test their skills against a world class set of competitors. SaddleBrooke’s own Harold Peter arrived in Montreal in early August determined to compete against…