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Latest Update - January & February 2013
February 21, 2013
Three new lifetime bests, and my first big success as a swim coach!

EOSA Regional Short Course Championships - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Been a busy couple of months, with a meet as a swimmer and a meet as a coach!

I had qualified for the Eastern Ontario Regional Short Course Championships, which ran February 1-3 . I was locked in for my sprints, and set new lifetime bests in the 100m free, along with the 50m freestyle and fly legs of our relay.

100m free: 1:04.18 (new PB by 1.10s)

50m free (relay leg): 29.64 (better than 50m free PB by 0.13s)

50m fly (relay leg): 32.96 (better than 50m fly PB by 1.07s)


Felt great to put up some lifetime bests in sprints, as most of my good work so far this year has been in the longer events. Definitely feel like I can go faster in the sprints with quicker starts and tighter turns. One more short course (25m pool) meet Feb 23-24, and then a break of a few weeks before the long course (50m) season starts.

I also coach a pre-competitive group of swimmers for my home club, and have a fantastic group of four girls aged 8 to 11, including one incredible paraswimmer. Our club recently held its first home developmental meet in many years, and all four of my girls took part in their first-ever swim meet. All four girls swam lifetime bests in every event they swam! I was so proud of my girls! I can’t believe how nervous and excited I was for them – now I know how my parents feel when I, or my sister or brother, swim in a meet.

Great couple of weeks, and it feels great to see improvement on my sprints after doing so well with my distance events earlier in the season.

Can’t wait for long course season to start!


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Wrote my SAT - scores back on June 20!
June 6, 2013
Quick update - I wrote my SAT Reasoning Test last Saturday (June 1), and feel REALLY good about how it went! My scores will be available on June 20, and I'll update my "academics" page then....
Another All-Time Open Women's Club Record - LC 400m Freestyle
May 9, 2013
Quick update - I have set another all-time club record (open women, all-ages) in the long-course metres (LCM) 400m freestyle in the meet last Sunday (May 6). New club 400m freestyle record: 5:04.29...
SAT test date - June 1!
April 29, 2013
Just a quick update to let you know that I will be writing my first attempt at the SAT on Saturday, June 1. I will update my "academic" section when I have my scores back, and the results are being...
Upcoming Meets, and 400m IM Time Trial Result - New Alltime Club Record!
April 6, 2013
Set a new lifetime best and a NEW ALLTIME CLUB RECORD (open women, all-ages) this morning in our club 400m IM time trial, taking almost 6 seconds off of my previous personal best - great result! ...
Latest Update - January & February 2013
February 21, 2013
Three new lifetime bests, and my first big success as a swim coach! EOSA Regional Short Course Championships - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Been a busy couple of months, with a meet as a swimmer and a...
Ontario Division III Team Championships (Dec. 14 – 16, 2012)
December 19, 2012
Three more lifetime bests, and another all-time open club record! Ontario Division III Team Championships – Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada Competed in the championship-level Division III Team Champs...
800m Freestyle Distance Time Trial – Crushed It!
December 6, 2012
New club record by more than 15 seconds! CPWD Distance Time Trial – Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada Had a HUGE swim today – swam the 800m freestyle (SCM) in 10:03.19 at our club Distance Time Trial...
Cornwall Sea Lions Invitational (Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2012)
December 4, 2012
Four PB's and another all-time Club Record! Cornwall Sea Lions Invitational – Cornwall, Ontario, Canada I competed this past weekend in the second short-course metres (SCM) meet of the season in...
First meet of the year now in the books! (Nov. 2 & 3, 2012)
November 5, 2012
First meet of the year now in the books, five PB's and a new club record! GO Kingfish Fall Invitational 2012 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada I’m very happy with my performance in the first short-course...
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