[PacMasterUpdate] Update July 20th, 2003
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Mon Jul 21 01:56:21 EDT 2003
SANTA CRUZ PIER TO PIER SWIM USMS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
SANTA CRUZ SWIMS
This years Santa Cruz Pier to Pier Swim will be the United States
Masters Swimming 10K National Championship.
The Entry Deadline is Monday July 21. - there is no deck entries
The Santa Cruz Rough Water Swim deadline is Monday, but there is deck
entries. The Cruz Cruise deadline is Wednesday, and there is deck
LAKE DEL VALLE 1.5 AND .75 MILE OPEN WATER SWIM
The Lake Del Valle Open water swim will be on July 27th. Lake Del
Valle is a great open water swim for the intermediate open water
swimmer. Lake del Valle is just on a windy road above Livermore.
IGLA CHAMPIONSHIPS DEADLINE IS TUESDAY
San Francisco Tsunami welcomes ALL swimmers (gay, straight,
in-between, undecided and confused) from around the Bay Area, around
the state and around the World to the IGLA Championships that will be
at Stanford University August 22 through the 24th. Much of the meet
will be pre-seeded and thus there is a very early meet entry deadline.
The meet deadline is July 22 - a month before the first day of the
meet. Remember that it is a pre-seeded meet for the 200's and shorter
LAKE DEL VALLE 2 X 1 RELAY
The Manatee's Lake Del Valle 2 x1 is Sunday, August 17th. This is a
great meet to bring a friend and swim the relay.
PACIFIC MASTERS NEWSLETTER
The Pacific Masters July-August newsletter has been posted on the web
site. Also all of the meet sheets through the middle of September
have been posted.
NO PACIFIC MASTERS MONTHLY MEETING THIS MONTH
Since the chairman will be celebrating his birthday on Wednesday,
there is no Pacific Masters Monthly meeting this month. (Just kidding
about the reason - but the committee decided to take the month off).
Pacific Masters AFFILIATE - LANDS END
Lands End is a maker of fine sports apparel for the active person.
Click on the link to Lands' End from the Pacific Masters web site
Lands' End will rebate some of the money of your purchase to Pacific
FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ON TV
The FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, will be televised
on ESPN and ESPN2. The schedule can be found at USA-Swimming.org
and takes place Tuesday, July 15-Sunday, July 27th. Swimming,
diving, water polo, and synchro will be featured.
I assume times are EDT but not positive as no such disclaimer is
obvious on the site.
USMS has taken out ads for each segment and they can watch for the
Masters swimming promos!
MORE SWIMMING SITUATION
RELAY SITUATIONS - OOOPS AN ERROR
I cut and pasted the relay situations, then read them AFTER I sent
out the newsletter. The following was incorrect
4. During the 200 yard medley relay, the breaststroke swimmer doesn't get
out of the pool before it is time for the freestyle swimmer to make the
final exchange with the butterfly swimmer. The team is disqualified because
the breaststroke swimmer didn't get out of the pool in time. Was this a
4. Yes, 101.5.4 states, "The swimmer shall have finished the race when any part
of his/her person touches the wall after the prescribed distance." 101.6.3E
further states, "Each relay team member shall leave the water immediately
upon finishing his/her leg, except the last member."
The above is true for USA-Swimming. For US Masters, swimmers should
get out of the pool, but may hang on the lane line to wait for the
event to be over.
have a good week
michael w. moore
michael at PACIFICMASTERS.ORG