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2014 Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic VI

The following is a report from Dave Holland, who attended what has become a popular meet: the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, FL. Obviously the meet agreed with him since he swam some very fast times, including a new LMSC Record in the 200 breast!

October Issue of The Wet Gazette

The October 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazettehas been uploaded.

Early Season Dryland Program

The first couple weeks of the season are the perfect time for reviewing some of the basic fundamental movements while teaching the newcomers proper technique of these exercises. Grif Fig, Director of Education at the Institute of Human Performance (IHP) and founder of Swim Strength Consultants, provides here a dry land program to get you going.

A Chance to Give Back: Elections for LMSC Officers

The Virginia Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC) will hold elections for officers at its annual meeting, which will take place in October. If you are interested in running for Chair, Vice chair, Secretary or Treasurer, please contact Chris Stevenson.

September Issue of The Wet Gazette

The September 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazettehas been uploaded.

Fun in Maryland: Summer Nationals

Sixty-three swimmers from our LMSC participated in the Long Course National Championship meet that was held Aug 13-17 in College Park, MD. Our swimmers did great! We have photos too.

SCY 2014 Season Wrap-Up

The final Top 10 lists for the 2014 short-course yards season (SCY14) have been published. Find out more!

August Issue of The Wet Gazette

The August 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazettehas been uploaded.

Lake Moomaw 1-mi Race Results

USMS swimming phenom Shirley Loftus-Charley, 62, of Afton, Virginia claimed the overall title and set a new course record in the 2nd annual 1-mile open water swim at Lake Moomaw in Alleghany County, Virginia. Complete results are available with photos to follow.

Lake Moomaw Race Information

The Psych Sheet for the 1-mile race at Lake Moomaw has been posted! Please check out the online registration form and the calendar event entry for more information about the event, including start time and directions.

Coach Certification Scholarship

USMS is holding a Level 1 & 2 coach certification course in McLean on Friday, September 5. To encourage certification and help defray the cost for our members, the Virginia LMSC is offering scholarships to attend the course.

Chris Green Cable Swim Results

On a gorgeous day for open water swimming, 140 athletes gathered on July 12 to participate in one or more cable swims at Chris Greene Lake in Charlottesville, VA. The complete (unofficial) results have been uploaded to the website.