A very happy birthday this past week to our friend Rick P. and Willie M.!! Just one week away… Lake Jocassee Upcountry Splash on September 21st. Sign up for either the 1.2 and 2.4 mile options for a beautiful event, not a race. It's the prettiest lake in the southeast for water clarity! Next month...October … Continue reading Mid September Check In
We want to welcome Ian Quinn to our master's family! Ian is the new assistant coach at UNCA, and will hopefully be providing coaching one day a week. He's a 2017 graduate of Vassar and we're glad to have him! A few things coming up to keep in mind... Sunday morning swim tomorrow will be … Continue reading New Coach, Sunday at JCC, extended Monday, Lake Jocassee, October Social
Our friend and teammate Jakub J. and his wife Jernine are expecting in September! 🐣🔆🚼🚻 Hooray! In honor of this milestone our other teammate BJ has reserved the French Broad River Park Gazebo at 508 Riverview Dr (off Amboy) on Sunday from 2-4pm. This is very informal, there is NO grill and there is strangely … Continue reading Baby Shower on Sunday! Recent Swims
Asheville Masters and other local swimming friends took to the open waters at Lake Fontana recently and swam well despite the heat! Larry H., Craik D., Lisa K. & Adrienne K. all swam the 5,000-meter (3.1 miles) open water event in 84F water temps! See race results HERE! Reports say Larry and Lisa's swims both … Continue reading Fontana Lake Racers Enjoy 5K Event Despite Heat
For now we will not be swimming open water at Enka/Biltmore Lake on Saturdays. The Biltmore Lake Home Owner’s Association received inquiries about our current BLHOA Board approved swimming times and procedures-and the board at their last meeting voted to end our very healthy relationship without any inquiries or questions with, or to our swimming … Continue reading No Saturday open water swim tomorrow
Lightning struck the keypad at Asheville School last week before Friday a.m. work out, that's why there were issues with the gate. The school is still working on situation and hope to have the gate open Sunday at 6:30 AM and Monday at 5:30 AM. If you get to either of these workouts and the … Continue reading Gate Access at Asheville School!
Congratulations to our teammate Bill B. who endured and persevered through almost 4 miles of swimming and 15 miles of running in the Boston Harbor last weekend as part of the Boston Swim Run, all with a smile on his face. Bill said he had never battled such strong currents with the first half mile … Continue reading Bill B. Endures and Crushes Boston Swim Run and Coach Daniel’s Last Wednesday On Deck!