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Simon Shaw

Wycombe Swimming are please to announce the expansion of our current Stroke Improvers offering within our established Academy section of the club. We will now be able to offer swimmers aged 5 to 9 an accessible route into the competitive pathway with training based at the newly refurbished pool at the Royal Grammer School High wycombe. We are excited to offer younger swimmers the chance to learn and develop skills and technique across all areas of swimming. Focus will be on improvement of fundamentals and body position of each stroke,...

Jason Ellis

Earlier this month Lena Poulton, Bev Childs and Patrick Ahern all competed in the 2023 World Aquathlon Championship in Ibiza. They all did amazingly well: Bev finishing 5th Lena claiming a 3rd Place Bronze Medal Patrick Winning Gold and becoming the AG World Champion ! Congratulations and Well Done to all of you..

John Reed

A 38 strong Berks and South Bucks Masters team headed to the iconic London Aquatic Centre on Sunday 20th November, for the South East round of the national inter-counties championship. Of those 38 swim mers selected, 14 were WDSC masters, our strongest showing ever: Kellyn Caldwell, Rachel Calver, Sarah Collin, Rachel Cox, Greg du Tertre, Keith Goggin, Jen Holland, Caz Jubb, Francine Kidd, Kate King, Samantha Usher, Pip Williams, Kevin Wills, Charlie Wilson. The swim of the day was Keith Goggin (45-49 age group) who sped to a storming 26.69...

John Reed

Following our Masters trip to Rome for Europeans in the summer holidays, a number of our competitive swimmers headed off on the half-term holiday with their families, so numbers were slightly depleted for Masters Short Course Nationals at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. However, the team of 8 did not disappoint. Despite a very busy 8 weeks of competitions and training, the results were strong and everyone swam well. The team: Dave Wood, Keith Goggin, Francine Kidd, Kellyn Caldwell, India Crawshaw, Kate King, Samantha Usher and Pip Williams 3 golds, 3...

John Reed

The team: Ben Allsopp, Dave Wood, Kate King, Cameron Winchcombe, Kevin Wills, Charlie Wilson, Jen Holland, Keith Goggin, Caroline Jubb, Greg du Tertre 10 swimmers, 2 Meet records, 4 Club records, 12 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 5 bronze medals. And some great swims after a busy few weeks of competition. Meet records: Cameron Winchcombe (18-24 age group): 50 breaststroke 30.14 Kevin Wills (45-49 age group): 100 butterfly 1.05.51 Club records: Kevin Wills (45-49 age group): 100 butterfly 1.05.51 Keith Goggin (45-49 age group): 50 breaststroke 34.53 Caroline Jubb...

John Reed

This year the Masters County Championships was held for the first timeat the new Braywick Leisure Centre in Maidenhead. WDSC were very well represented with 20 swimmers, and the team included a number of our younger masters and seniors, who have not competed for us at Counties before. It was a huge effort from everyone (especially those who were at Europeans only a week before), and the totals were 35 GOLD, 23 SILVER and 5 BRONZE, with 12 new Club records being set. The WDSC Masters were crowned County Champions...

John Reed

Competition was in the same fantastic Roma Naturo pool, and also in the Italian team national pool Pietralata. There were some great swims with 6 medals won and six club records broken. It was also the end of Matt Conrad-Jones’s time at WDSC, a sad moment, but we wish him well in his new home in Kent. Full Team: Philippa Williams, Jennifer Holland, Matt Conrad-Jones, Greg Whyte, Greg du Tertre, Ben Allsopp, Charlie Wilson, Keith Goggin, Jonny Patten and Gareth Fowler Thanks as always to the coaches who have pushed...

John Reed

This event was a good ‘warm up’ meet for European Championships in Rome in August, and also a first British Championship event for some. As always the team spirit was high despite the small number of swimmers, there were some great swims, and every swimmer came away with at least one medal. The team: Matt Conrad-Jones, Samantha Usher, Ben Allsopp, Greg du Tertre, Kate King, Charlie Wilson, Pip Williams The result: 5 club records, 3 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals. Club records: Sam Usher (50-54 age...

John Reed

June newsletter

Jason Ellis

The first Long Course Meet for Masters in 2022, and a chance for some post Christmas racing for our Masters. It was also a time for a few to ‘age up’ and race in a new age group. The team was 13 strong, and there was a huge number of impressive swims, resulting in a haul of medals, club records, and 3 Championship records. A huge shout out goes to Alice Higgins swimming in her first Regional Champs, and Ami Pantridge, Caz Jubb, Ben Williams, Greg du Tertre and Ben...