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Secondary School Champs 2020

Posted by Lauren Harrod on 20th Oct 2020

Secondary School Champs 2020
Well that was a busy wee spell...from desert to flood in two weeks!There were a tired bunch of kids at Waterworld in Te Rapa, Hamilton for the Secondary School Champs last week. Many had just finished with the week-long Short Course Champs and barely had time to head home and wash their gear, before they were back at the pool again, it was a serious case of deja vu!Taking into account a year of disrupted training, no significant events to compete at, disrupted schooling AND having two major meet
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AON Short Course Champs 2020

Posted by Lauren Harrod on 13th Oct 2020

AON Short Course Champs 2020
How good was it to get racing again?The NZ Short Course Champs held last week in Hamilton and the Auckland Invitational Short Course in Auckland really highlighted how much we’ve all missed the atmosphere of competition. Whilst it was a great shame more Auckland clubs didn’t/couldn’t journey south for the final few days, it was fantastic all the same.I tried to keep up with the tumbling records, but I simply couldn’t. Record after record, Age Group, Open, Para…they just kept falling! It was quit
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NZ Junior Festival 2020

Posted by Lauren Harrod on 16th Mar 2020

NZ Junior Festival 2020
The last time I was at West Wave pool competing, was waaaaaay back in 1994 as a youthful and ever hopeful 18 year old. That’s long before most of this generation’s parents had even met! The energy was the same, the fashion was a bit different, we didn’t have the same technology, but the strive for PBs and qualification was just as it is today.PBs falling faster than a Lego tower. That’s how I would describe it. There were a LOT of personal bests achieved this weekend.What an exciting weeken
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Swimming for Strength Athletes

Posted by Colleen Fotsch + FINIS on 22nd Oct 2019

Why is swimming important for strength athletes and how do you get started? Join us with this video series, hosted by Colleen Fotsch–former NCAA Championship Swimmer, and now Professional CrossFit™ Athlete. In this series, she’ll be diving into the importance of swimming for strength athletes, and how she incorporates swimming into her training. Follow along as she tackles everything from introduction to swimming as well as helpful tips, workouts, and gear to become a more efficient sw
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Secondary Schools Swim Championships

Posted by Lindsay Campbell on 16th Sep 2019

Secondary Schools Swim Championships
A FRESH RIVALRY – A GREAT EVENTHeld at the superbly upgraded Te Rapa Pool over the past 4 days.What a great event. Entries increased to over 750 swimmers. The swimmers had fun, they raced hard, even the parents looked happy – whoop, whoop and I never heard one single whinge about the event and believe me if there is anyone having a whinge, Aunt Agatha at the Teamline shop usually hears about it!I can see this event growing even more next year. Schools have finally realised swimming is a s
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