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Australia, Throwback PanPacs, Taylor Ruck’s feet and Kayla Sanchez’s playlist

Blog Time! Australia, Throwback PanPacs, Taylor Ruck’s feet and Kayla Sanchez’s playlist. Evan a bonus Santo Condorelli quote. It’s all here! Curl up with with someone and read it together. Santo Condorelli said something wise with a microphone in front of him at this year’s Men’s NCAA championships in Minnesota. After Santo was asked about [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:01:58+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LET’S TALK MONEY – STARING INTO THE ABYSS

We got a raise yesterday.  An 18% increase.  An extra $270 per month.   Total now is $1,770 per month. Loud shout out from me to Adam Van Koeverden for putting this together.   AVK was like Mel Gibson in Braveheart attacking guys with bigger swords and more horses for a long time.   Van Koeverden wouldn’t let [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:01:58+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

27 HOURS IN VANCOUVER

I’m not sure if it’s a west coast swimming tradition or something practiced everywhere every time swimming people get together to hand out trophies but the women at last Saturday’s Swim BC Awards Banquet were all dressed beautifully in their best dresses and heals while the men ironed their favourite sports t-shirts. I wore my [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:01:58+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LIQUID LIGHTNING AND KELOWNA AQUA JETS MERGER NON MERGER

Next Tuesday, early in the morning when it’s still dark outside and normal people are still asleep, the golden age of swimming will begin in my community. In addition to coaching a masters club and my club LLSC in West Kelowna, Emil Dimitrov will be coaching the Kelowna Aquajets. A bit of history. If I [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:01:59+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DQ, TORONTO, SUMMER PLANS, DISCRETIONARY PICKS, RUSSIA, PAN AM EVENT SWITCH

Oopsies! I was disqualified in my very first race. It was about ten years ago in Penticton BC in a prelim of the 200IM. I was entered with a NT and the official told me after my race right after I got out of the water that I was disqualified. He handed me a Dairy [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:01:59+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments