Feature Story                                                                                                              Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Saints and Swimmers

BC Aquasonics team picks up bronze at US Open Synchronized Championships

Released by RaeAnn Rose, BCAS


The BC Aquasonics swim team show Canadian pride after taking home bronze from the US championships.

he BC Aquasonics Combo Team won the bronze medal at the US Open Synchronized Swimming Championships today in Henderson, NV, scoring 76.5333 with their “Atlantis” routine.

“Bronze at the US Open topped off a very successful season for the BC Aquasonics,” says Head Coach Susan Kemper. “The Aquasonics push the boundaries of what is possible in synchronized swimming and the US Open is a great opportunity to showcase that talent, with teams from 9 countries around the world competing at the event.”


The BC Aquasonics Combo Team members are: Courtney Armstrong (Surrey), Cameron Blades (Langley), Alexia Iten (Anmore), Kalista Iten (Anmore), Emilie Sadler (Langley), Anna Seiler (Surrey), Madyson Stickley (Surrey), Amy Whitton (Aldergrove), Erin Williams (Surrey), Nancy Zhang (Surrey), Lani-Marie Carbonel (Coquitlam), and Jessica Friesen (Surrey).


Olivia Zawadiuk of Coquitlam and Erin Williams of Surrey also competed in the Senior Solo events, placing sixth and eighth respectively in both the Senior Technical and Senior Free Solo events.


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.



Learn more about the team, the coaches, and the sport of synchronized swimming in general at www.aquasonics.ca.



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