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05-Feb-2014

We are delighted to share a document produced by British Swimming regarding the important stepping stones that swimmers MUST go through in order to reach their full potential. I explained this is great detail at my first introduction meeting to WDSC in September 2012; however its important to remind everyone of its importance at every opportunity. The document explains whats needed at every development level of a swimmer and If any of these phases are “neglected” (or “missed out” all together) – particularly the “Training to Train Phase” for swimmers...

01-Feb-2014

WDSC Individual Results are available to download from a number of recent Open Meets and Competitions: Derventio eXcel Christmas Cracker MeetKelkheim Christmas Meet Maxwell December Meet South East Winter Regional Championships

01-Feb-2014

VENUE Temple Cowley Pool Temple Road Cowley Oxford OX2 2EZ ¦ 01865 467111 MEET FORMAT Short course. Level 3 licence DATES Saturday and Sunday 4/5 JANUARY 2014 WARM-UP 9.00am, RACE START 10.00am each day. Open Meet Schedule of Events is available HERE Accepted Entries Available HERE Get Directions to Temple Cowley Pool here: 1 View Larger Map

23-Jan-2014

Just a reminder to complete your online entries for your swimmers entries to the Counties at http://www.bsbasa.org/ Note - all recent PBs, including from last weekends Windsor meet are on the ASA website and will aoutomatically appear when you complete the online entry. Swimmers should enter all events for which they qualify as per Coaches instruction. Note - entries close on 29th Jan - please don't leave it until the last minute!

20-Jan-2014

Implementation of plans for the new Wycombe Sports and Leisure Centre continue to move forward. Just before the Christmas break, the Council placed further orders for more ‘enabling works’ and submitted a planning application for the detailed designs of ‘Phase 2’ which involves a foodstore, coachway park and ride, and overall site infrastructure. In the meantime it is continuing to work with the preferred construction contractor to achieve an acceptable build and price. It has also obtained a number of financial bids from leisure operators for the new facility. The...

02-Jan-2014

Our very own Andrew Allum is organising an attempt on the world distance record for ice-cold water swimming (http://www.internationaliceswimming.com/). He is going to attempt 3km - The current record is 2.3km. Andrew will be carrying out this attempt on Sunday 19th January at 10am. at the Wycombe Rye Lido There will be a video recording made for ratification purposes, plus official witnesses and time-keepers. Spectator Entry is free but donations to Rays of Sunshine (https://www.raysofsunshine.org.uk/) will be accepted. Andrew also has a "Just Giving" Account set up and would welcome...

10-Dec-2013

In its eighth year, the Bucks and MK Sport Awards highlight and recognise individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to sport in the county, in essence the people who make sport happen. Last Friday’s awards ceremony was preceeded bu work over the last few months , nominees from across the county have been put forward for eight categories, from Young Sports Leader of the Year and School of the Year to Coach and Unsung Hero of the Year. The nominations for Coach of the Year Kevin Brooks...

Simon Shaw 15-Jan-2008

Lena ETU Champion WDSC Master Lena Poulton won GOLD at the ETU Sprint Triathlon Championships at the Strathclyde Country Park last Saturday in the F45-49 age-group. Exiting first out of the water, Lena was untouchable on the bike and run, storming to an impressive victory. The course is a real favourite with the elites and it was easy to see why; the very un-Scottish weather was also a bonus. The 750m swim in the lake was straightforward enough, but the 3-lap hilly 20km bike leg was a challenge, with one particularly steep...

Simon Shaw 15-Jan-2008

Lena ETU Champion WDSC Master Lena Poulton won GOLD at the ETU Sprint Triathlon Championships at the Strathclyde Country Park last Saturday in the F45-49 age-group. Exiting first out of the water, Lena was untouchable on the bike and run, storming to an impressive victory. The course is a real favourite with the elites and it was easy to see why; the very un-Scottish weather was also a bonus. The 750m swim in the lake was straightforward enough, but the 3-lap hilly 20km bike leg was a challenge, with one particularly steep...