Canadians may not be over-the-top, obnoxiously arrogant athletes, but don’t for a split second believe that means they are not fierce competitors. Kylie Masse may be new to Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) but her competitive racing spirit has not only made her a winner, it will also propel her to bigger and better opportunities such […]
Backstroker Russell Wood is using his time to focus on pursuing the sport he loves rather than the classroom. Wood, 20, is competing in this week’s Canadian Swimming Trials at the Toronto Pan Am Sport Centre in all three backstroke events: the 50 metre, the 100 metre and the 200 metre. The top competitors at […]
Becca Meyers demonstrated last night why she is considered a top contender for the 2015 Parapan Am Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The American exceeded her time expectations in the Can Am Para-swimming Championships in the finals of the 400 metre Freestyle by shaving five seconds from her morning time to win the race in 4:33.29.
Jessica Long continued her dominance in the pool on Saturday night at the 2015 Can Am Para-Swimming Championships in Toronto. The American swimmer over the first two days of the championships competed in five events and won all of them. On Friday night she broke the world record in the S8 Women 400 Metre Freestyle […]
Defending world champion Benoît Huot cruised to victory in the 200 metre individual medley at the Can Am Para-swimming Championships Saturday at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre. The Longueuil, Que. native finished in 2:13.94, over seven seconds better than second-place Alexander Elliot, of Waterloo. Huot had recently moved to Toronto to be familiar with […]
The choice between swimming and gymnastics was a painful one for a young Paige Schultz. “I was around 11 years old and I had hurt my knee bad,” the now 22-year-old University of Toronto student said. A repetitive strain injury ultimately led her to make a tough decision, but one she said was good for her.
Canada’s swim team will travel to Singapore in the next days for an eight day preparation camp for the Commonwealth Games that will run from the third to the 14th of October in India. The squad comprised of 27 strong swimmers is planning to polish their skills prior to its arrival in Delhi on the […]
It will be quite the thrill for Scarborough swimmers Veronica Lee and Julie Harrison, both 17, when they take the plunge to the university level at Pittsburgh University, where they’ll join the school’s team and begin classes in January.
The fight for the Pan Am games may be won, but a new battle is beginning. Now that Toronto has the games, the question of what venues in the GTA are going to be hosting them remains, most notably the site for the Swimming and Diving portions of the games. While it’s supposedly decided, there are some still moving to change it.