From the Asheville School pool... ...to picturesque Biltmore Lake, seasoned and newbies, *in at least 50 states of fitness and mental capacity, line up together for the start or pre-race instructions... 75F air and water makes for a gorgeous race day. The triangle shaped course is a 1/2- … Continue reading 8th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet attracts from all 50 states* to both pool & open water events!
Congratulations to Jen Baker and Jim Green on their recent finishes at the 2013 USMS 5K Open Water National Championship! Jen placed 5th in her age group and Jim was 3rd. Complete results may be seen here! Click here for pictures of the event! Jen & Jim after race in sunny Ft. Myers, Fla.!
The results of the September 15th Open Water and SCY meet can be downloaded and viewed by clicking here For a pictorial of the day's events shot by world famous birder, Nancy Casey, please click ME! Asheville Masters Swimmers after the pool events at the 7th annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet.
Congratulations to all the Asheville Masters Swimmers competing in beautiful Lake Lure for the 2012 United States Masters Swimming One-Mile National Championship! Click here for more pics! Click here for overall results, here for women's results, here for men's results. Larry Hartley (on right) is a new NATIONAL CHAMPION! Mr. Hartley swam a stellar race … Continue reading Lake Lure USMS National Championships
The Frank Kriegler Swimming Family cranked in the Swim Around Key West in early June! Frank swam on a relay with his daughter Abby (11) and two of her friends (5 hours and 27 minutes). Placing is unknown at printing time. Frank's son, Joey, did the swim solo and was 6th overall ! There were … Continue reading Kriegler’s in Key West
Jim Green recently raced the USMS 5k Open Water National Championship in Noblesville, Indiana, placing 3rd in the 65-69yr old age group. Nice job, Jimmy! Pics from event are below Jimmy Green before race: The race scene prior to race: Jim Green finishing strong (#190)
Congratulations to all eleven Asheville Masters swimmers who competed in Greensboro, NC at the USMS Spring Short Course Nationals! Over 1,800 swimmers prepared for the four day meet, enjoying this wonderful new venue with friends old and new. If you've not clicked on any of the daily videos, PLEASE DO! They highlight what an awesome … Continue reading USMS Short Course Nationals in Greensboro!