Tag: Mark Perry

Swims Shortened With Incoming Storm

Swims Shortened With Storm Courtesy of Ian MacNicol of Swimming Canada, Lake Andrea, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, USA. The UANA Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Wisconsin culminated with a shortened 5 km race due to an incoming storm. The Canadian quartet of Kate Sullivan, Kenna Smallegange, David Quirie and Alexander Axon placed second in

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Canadians Win At BEST FEST

Canadians Win At BEST FEST

Courtesy of WOWSA, Colonia Sant Jordi, Mallorca, Spain. Canadian swimmers Chantel Jeffrey and Alexander Axon each won races at the Best Fest open water festival in Colonia Sant Jordi on the Spanish Mediterranean island of Mallorca. Jeffrey who swims for the Island Swimming Club in Victoria, British Columbia won the

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Mallorca Is The Best Fest For Canada

Courtesy of Best Fest, Colonia de Sant Jordi, Mallorca, Spain. From South Africa to Spain, Mark Perry has been taking his elite swimmers around the world for years.  The head coach of Swimming Canada's national open water team was previously in the same position with British Swimming knows how best to prepare his athletes for all kinds of competitions,

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From Ontario To Russia With Love

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At yesterday's Pan American Games marathon swim, Jade Dusablon and Samantha Harding went head-to-head literally. The pair of 21-year-old Canadians finished 7th and 8th respectively only 1 second apart at the women's 10 km marathon swimming final in Ontario Place West Channel in Lake Ontario. "I think both

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Caleb Hughes Wins Great North Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Caleb Hughes is swimming up the ranks. At last year's Great North Swim in Windermere, England, he placed fifth. The 2013 European Junior Open Water Championships 5 km silver medalist is now swimming with the big boys. Today, he beat three-time winner Tom Allen and Ireland's Chris Bryan, both hardened

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