Virginia LMSC e-News
What's New in the LMSC: January 2011
We've had a face lift!
The LMSC website has been completely re-designed. Check it out and
let us know
what you think.
Renew USMS membership for 2011
Did your USMS registration just expire? It's time to renew! Register
; discount available for swimmers 18-24 if you register by mail.
January issue of Wet Gazette available
Get the latest news and meet info, as well as articles by Betsy Durrant (“Breathing and Streamlining”), Lisa Bennett (“Notes from the Registrar”), and Meghan Satterstrom (“500-yd Freestyle”).
Dr. Jim Miller on Open Water
Former USMS President and USMS Coach of the Year, VMST's Jim Miller, is featured in a video and podcast on the Open Water Source.
The Chesapeake Bay Check-Off Challenge
Interested in a challenge? This year the Maryland Masters Swim Team is sponsoring the USMS 2011 Check-Off Challenge.
The Lighter Side of Swimming
A lifeguard with a sense of humor (Credit -- or blame -- Dave Holland for this contribution).
Upcoming LMSC Meets
Feb 12-13: VMST is hosting the David Gregg III Memorial Meet at the NOVA Aquatic Center in Richmond, VA. Mail
only; deadline is Feb 4.
Mar 6: WAVA is hosting its 3rd Annual Dreaming of Spring Meet in Warrenton, VA.
available; deadline is Mar 1.
Mar 26: RCA is hosting its second
Dive Into Spring Meet
. Mail entry deadline is Mar 21.
Nutritional Cheat Sheet
Mike Mejia has written a two-part article of advice about nutrition:
deals with general nutritional advice, while
focuses on race day choices.
Go the Distance 2011
Need a New Year Resolution? Participate in Go the Distance (GTD) in 2011 and set an annual fitness goal for yourself!
One Hour Postal 2011 National Championship
The 2011 One Hour Postal Championship will be hosted by the Tualatin Hills Barracudas and will run Jan 1-31.
Final Top 10 Listing for LCM 2010 Published
The official Top 10 listing for the 2010 LCM season
has been posted
. It is also available in a nice format
suitable for printing
; a printed booklet can also be
ordered from USMS
. Information for ordering Top 10 patches are in the printed booklet.
SCM Zone Championships
A handful of VMST swimmers -- seven -- traveled to Boston to represent the LMSC at the 2010 SCM Colonies Zone Championship, but what a handful!
Resources for Meet Hosts
Are you considering hosting a meet? The LMSC Board has
collected some resources
to help you.
Need to renew? Click the button to the left!