Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Community Sports

Synchronized Winners

BC Aquasonics win Provincials, off to Nationals

Released by RaeAnn Rose, BC Aquasonics

 

Courtney Armstrong (Surrey), Lani-Marie Carbonel (Coquitlam), Jessica Friesen (Surrey), Grace Macdonald (Delta), Abby Rothwell (Delta), Lindsey Solmes, (Langley), Cassandra Truss (Coquitlam), Nancy Zhang (Surrey).

 

he BC Aquasonics ran the board at this weekend's Provincial Synchronized Swimming Championships in Surrey, winning gold in every team event just three weeks before heading to the National Qualifier, March 11 to 16 in Montreal.

 

Taking first place in the National Stream events for the BC Aquasonics were the:

Senior Team coached by Susan Kemper (Atlantis Routine) with Abbotsford athlete Alanna Stobbe; Aldergrove athlete Amy Whitton;  Langley athlete Emilie Sadler.

Junior A Team coached by Susan Kemper (Atlantis Routine) with Abbotsford athlete Alanna Stobbe; Aldergrove athlete Amy Whitton; Langley athlete Emilie Sadler.

13-15A Team coached by Tanya Magee and Suzanna Goddard (Aliens & UFOs Routine) with Langley athlete Lindsey Solmes.

13-15 Combo Team coached by Tanya Magee and Suzanna Goddard (Hockey Routine) with Langley athlete Lindsey Solmes.

Olivia Zawadiuk of Coquitlam also won gold in the Senior Solo events and Seray Sefayi of Surrey won silver for her 13-15 Solo.

 

The Aquasonics 13-15 B Team with Olivia Strickland of Chilliwack placed third with their routine and the clubs Junior B team placed fourth.

 

This competition had the largest number of National Stream synchronized swimmers than BC has seen in a long time, says Head Coach Susan Kemper. Our competition is tougher but our BC Aquasonics coaches and athletes proved once again that they are still the best in the province. We have a legacy to carry and we do that by excelling in conditioning, mental focus, routine skills, and unparalleled creativity. That's what makes us stand out.

 

These provincial championships, hosted by the BC Aquasonics at the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex, bring together the top National Stream synchronized swimmers in the province in the 13-15 age group, Juniors (16-18 years) and Seniors (18+). BC Aquasonics National Stream athletes and coaches represent communities across the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.

 

For more information, visit www.aquasonics.ca

 

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