Mark your Calendars:

OWS Fire Island
OWS will be hosting their Annual Fire Island 1-Mile, 5k and 10k Ocean Swims July 12th.
REGISTRATION closes June 30, 2014 – $125.00

RESULTS:  NYC Parks & Recreations Meet & METS Game Social211 Metro swimmers from 35 teams took the trek to Flushing Meadows to compete in the free NYC Parks and Recreations 30th Commissioner Trophy Relay meet held on Aprrl 27th. Great times and fast swims were had by all! RESULTS
The relay of Rob Hunwick, Karen Einsidler, RC Saint-Amour and Craig Saint-Amour won the Commissioner Trophy Relay with a time of 141.90. Red Tide with Kaitlin Moughty, Sebastian Moll, Anna Armentrout and Robert Goodman won 2nd; AGUA with Stavros Mountantonakis, Hayley Cort, Chanterelle Sung and Glenn Dixon came in 3rd; Westchester Masters with Laura Polhill, Geneve  Hendricks, Dan Levy and Robert Goldbloom came in 4th; Another Red Tide relay with Susan Schriver, Lindsay Messina, LJ Ganser and David Uprichard came in 5th; and McBurney Smart came in 6th with Spencer Schneider, Kevin Bishop, Elke Hofmann and Kristine Salm. Congratulations to all relays!

The relay of Rob Hunwick, Karen Einsidler, RC Saint-Amour and Craig Saint-Amour won the Commissioner Trophy Relay with a time of 141.90. Red Tide with Kaitlin Moughty, Sebastian Moll, Anna Armentrout and Robert Goodman won 2nd; AGUA with Stavros Mountantonakis, Hayley Cort, Chanterelle Sung and Glenn Dixon came in 3rd; Westchester Masters with Laura Polhill, Geneve  Hendricks, Dan Levy and Robert Goldbloom came in 4th; Another Red Tide relay with Susan Schriver, Lindsay Messina, LJ Ganser and David Uprichard came in 5th; and McBurney Smart came in 6th with Spencer Schneider, Kevin Bishop, Elke Hofmann and Kristine Salm. Congratulations to all relays!

Rita Santos of Yonkers Masters started swimming only 3 years ago and this meet was her first swim meet- EVER! She did a wonderful job in the 50 free- GO RITA

 


Eric Lee also swam in his first masters swim event at Flushing! Here he is pictured with his 2 coaches from Red Tide- Kaitlin Moughty and Romain Rouaud- Red Tide Head Coach.


2 Agua Swimmers hanging with Adam Nussen-Express Masters Head Coach and Madeleine Myers from Bearcats



The men of Red Tide cheering on their team members in the pool competing.


TNYA swim team members hanging out at the pool before their races!


Metro LMSC board wants to thank John Hutchins from NYC Parks and Recreation for sponsoring, volunteering and organizing this free meet for our Metro Swimmers. The event has been run by the NYC organization over 30 years and we really appreciate how much effort goes into providing this amazing event for our community- THANK YOU!


After the meet, a group of Metro members from TNYA, Red Tide, Bearcats, Westchester Masters, Yonker Masters etc. all went to the Mets game across the way to celebrate their swims and watch some baseball together.

Margret Noland swam her first swim race since high school at the NYC Parks Meet and celebrated her birthday with Metro and with her kids at the baseball social after!



The Metro swimming group enjoying the Mets game together- THE METS WON!


Mark your Calendars:  SWIM Across the Sound MarathonThe SWIM Across the Sound Marathon begins on the beach in Long Island on August 2nd, and ends about 9 hours later across the Sound in Bridgeport Connecticut.  Teams from New York, CT, Massachusetts, and even as far away as California and Mexico participate.  One of last year’s winning teams was from New York.  Over 220 swimmers (mostly relay teams) participate in this long-distance fundraiser, along with 100 boats guiding them across. To apply, or for more information. 


Mark your Calendars:  Long Course Challenge- Buffalo NY2014 Nickel City Splash Long Course Challenge will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Buffalo NYC, hosted by Nickel City Splash Masters Swim Team.  More information

If you have any news to share with the Metro Swimming Community, please email me, I would be happy to include it in our monthly newsletters.

RC Saint-Amour
Chairman, Metro LMSC