Two More Swim BC Athletes receive Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Prince George, B.C. (October 29, 2018) – The 2018 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to eight outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Northeast Region. The Awards were presented during a formal celebration held at the Nusdeh Yoh Aboriginal Choice School in Prince George, BC. The Northeast is the first of the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council’s (I·SPARC) six regions to honour Indigenous athletes through this unique province-wide awards program.

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Indigenous Swim BC Athlete Receive Prestigious Award

Penticton, B.C. (November 8, 2018) – The 2018 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to eight outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Interior Region. The Awards were presented during a formal celebration held at the Outma Sqilx’W Cultural School in Penticton, BC. The Interior is the third of the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council’s (I·SPARC) six regions to honour Indigenous athletes through this unique province-wide awards program.

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2018 Swim BC and BCSCA Awards Banquet

The 2018 Swim BC and BCSCA Awards banquet took place in conjunction with the Swim BC AGM, the BCSCA AGM, and BCSCA annual conference. The highlight of the evening, however, was the induction of two new members into the BC Swimming Hall of Fame, a pair that formed arguably the greatest tandem in Canadian swimming history: Ryan Cochrane and his coach, the deceased Randy Bennett.

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2018 RBC Canadian Junior Championships - Open Water Recap

The 2018 RBC Canadian Junior Championships wrapped up on Monday with the 1.5K and 3.0K open water races about 45 minutes outside the city at St. Malo Provincial Park.  It was a beautiful setting for the race with calm water, sandy beaches, no mosquitos, and one of the largest fields ever at a Canadian Age Group / Junior Championships event with just under 170 confirmed at start time.

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