Results

National Senior Games — Birmingham, Alabama — June 4-10, 2017

Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmer, Kirby Smith, 70 scored top ten finishes at the recent National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. The swim meet was held over four days, June 4-10 at the Trossplex Athletic Center. Athletes over the age of 50, who had placed in the top four at the state championships were qualified … Read more

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Open Water La Cruce May 27 & Berryessa June 3

Local Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers raced with great success in two recent open water swims in the Gulf of Mexico near Cancun and at Lake Berryessa in northern California. La Cruce, Cancun Mexico  —  May 27, 2017 Rather than sitting on the beautiful Mexican beaches of Cancun and enjoying the warm aqua colored water, … Read more

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Bay Area Senior Games Meet, Rinconnada Aquatic Center Palo Alto, May 21, 2017

Athletes over the age of 50, competed in over 20 different sports at the Bay Area Senior Games over a week in Palo Alto.  Fourteen swimmers from Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters raced at the games swim meet held at Rinconnada Aquatic Center on May 21. The local TCAM swimmers dominated in several age divisions winning … Read more

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Spring Lake Open Water, May 20, 2017

Near perfect conditions greeted over 150 swimmers at the first 2017 open water swim on the Pacific Masters schedule at Spring Lake near Santa Rosa.  Six Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers competed in  the two distance swims. With clear skies, calm conditions and warm water of 72 degrees, the swimmers lined up for the 500 … Read more

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Pacific Masters Short Course Swimming Championships April 7 – 9, 2017, Moraga

Braving an almost continual torrential downpour, over 700 swimmers raced at the Pacific Masters Short Course Yard Championships held at the Soda Aquatic Center over the weekend April 7-9.  Eighteen lanes of swimmers competed across the width on the 25 yard course of the Olympic size pool located on the Campolindo High School campus in … Read more

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Winter Meets — Palm Desert Senior Games, February 12, 2017 and Cal Berkeley Aquatic Masters Spring Meet, March 19, 2017

Cold and stormy weather has not deterred Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers from racing in two winter meets.  Swimmers over the age of 35, swam at the Palm Desert Aquatics Center which hosted the Desert Senior Games on February 12.  On March 19, masters swimmers competed at the University of California at Berkeley Aquatic Center … Read more

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Distance Swim Challenge — January 2017

Sprint swimming is short and quick while distance events have many more challenges.  In longer races, the swimmer not only swims numerous laps, but must maintain a steady pace with the plan to have enough reserves to decrease lap split times in the final yards. Fifty-six Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters  swimmers took the challenge of … Read more

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USF Valentine’s Meet, San Francisco — February 4, 2017

With the rain pouring outside, over four hundred masters swimmers raced inside at the annual Valentine’s Meet held at the University of San Francisco’s Aquatic Center on February 4.  The sprint meet featured both 50 and 100 yard distances in all four strokes plus the 100 Individual Medley. Tuolumne County Aquatics Masters swimmer, Paul McIlroy, … Read more

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New Year’s Eve Swim 2016

Thirty-five Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers rang in the new year with a New Year’s Eve swim finishing at 12:00 noon on December 31.  The swimmers ranged in age from 20 to 83.  Teamwork was required as each lane worked together to design a workout that totaled 2017 yards.  High fives and happy new year … Read more

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Postal 400 KICK — December 16, 2016

The water was boiling as fourteen Tuolumne County Aquatic Masters swimmers kicked furiously in the annual Postal 400 KICK held on December 16 at Sonora Sport and Fitness. In the team’s fifth year of participation, the swimmers had the option of kicking any of the four competitive strokes holding a kick board.  The final results … Read more

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