Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Aquasonics A-One  

BC synchronized swimmers ace qualifiers in Montreal

Released by Rae-Anne Rose, BCAQ

 

BC Aquasonics Senior Team Atlantis Routine. Mackenzy Higgins White Rock; Alexia Iten Anmore; Emilie Sadler Langley; Anna Seiler Surrey; Madyson Stickley Surrey; Alanna Stobbe Abbotsford; Amy Whitton Aldergrove; Erin Williams Surrey. Photo by Lisa Whitton.

 

C Aquasonics won gold at Synchro Canada’s National Qualifier Championships in Montreal, QC last week in both Senior Free Routine and 13-15 Combo.

 

The Aquasonics Senior team (Alanna Stobbe, Abbotsford; Amy Whitton, Aldergrove; Emilie Sadler, Langley) posted a score of 71.3333 to win the gold medal with their Atlantis routine, ahead of silver medalists Synchro Elite and Les Vestales who placed third. The 13-15 combo team (Lindsey Solmes, Langley) scored 64.9667 to take first place for their hockey routine.


Olivia Zawadiuk of Coquitlam also had a medal winning performance in Montreal, taking home bronze in the Senior Technical solo event and fourth place in Senior Free Solo, qualifying to compete at the Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships in Saskatoon, April 30 to May 4.


Seray Sefayi of Surrey also qualified to compete at Nationals, placing 16th in the 13-15 solo event. Sefayi will take her solo next to the Canadian Espoir Championships, June 4 to 8 in Kamloops.


The Aquasonics Junior Team (Alanna Stobbe, Abbotsford; Amy Whitton, Aldergrove; Emilie Sadler, Langley) also had a Top 10 finish, placing 9th in the Junior Team finals. The 13-15A team (Lindsey Solmes, Langley) placed 7th in the team preliminary round for their Alien routine.


“The BC Aquasonics are becoming a force at the National level,” says Head Coach Susan Kemper. “I am so proud of our accomplishments this week. Our athletes brought their best to the competition and the results show it.”

 

BC Aquasonics
BC Aquasonics is one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and most successful synchronized swimming clubs. The Aquasonics have produced all but one Team Canada athlete from the province of BC, all of the Olympic team synchronized swimmers from BC, and two Olympic Team coaches. Nearly all of our coaches are former BC Aquasonics athletes, now returning to share their passion for synchronized swimming with a new generation of athletes. Training in Coquitlam and Surrey, the Club currently has its largest number of national stream synchronized swimmers in over a decade.

 

For more information, visit www.aquasonics.ca

 

 

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