- About Us
- Local Savings
- Green Editions
- Legal Notices
- Weekly Ads
Connect with Us
Aquajets score in Kamiak Mile swim
Ten North Whidbey Aquatic Club swimmers completed the Kamiak Mile on Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Kamiak High School pool in Edmonds.
First-time milers for NWAC included Danae Nash, who recorded a time of 21:44.29, Kaitlyn Chelberg, clocked at 27:26.79, Chris Cloo, with a time of 28:47.30 and Preston Rankin who finished the mile swim in a time of 29:09.99.
Veteran NWAC milers also made their mark, led by 13-year-old Caley Powers with a fifth-place finish. His time of 18:15.20 was fast enough for a Senior Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Championship qualifying time and a team record in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:04.77), en route to completing the 1,650 yard swim.
Teammate Laura Rosen also established a team record with her split at the 1,000 of 11:11.43.
Rachel Weinstein (19:16.71) and Cole Weinstein (19:35.79) both recorded PNS Championships qualifying times, while Mollie Briddell had the biggest improvement of the day, carving 4:24.89 from her previous best to finish in 23:49.28.
Dakota Powers also completed the mile, narrowly missing a PR but maintaining an alternate-side breathing pattern from start to finish.
The North Whidbey Aquatic Club is a competitive swimming program of the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District. It includes swimmers of all abilities and ages from 6 through college.
Tryouts are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the city pool from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. New swimmers should be able to swim a length of the pool in freestyle and backstroke.
The first two weeks are free.
For more information, call the pool at 675-7665 to speak with head coach Neil Romney, or visit the team’s Web site at www.teamunify.com/pnswznwac.