This week swim club starts to get a little bit more serious with with the heats for the first trophy of the season – the Geoff Roper 200m Freestyle Handicap trophy.
Last year’s winner was one of our fastest swimmers in Andrew Sharpe but, as with any handicap race, the winner could be anyone. Junior swimmers who are improving quickly have an especially good shot at taking home this silverware.
Our races this week are:
- 100m Freestyle
- 100m Breaststroke
- 200m Freestyle (the Geoff Roper Handicap Trophy heats)
George Wheaton BBB entries
Next week we will be holding heats for our 2nd trophy race of the season – the wonderful George Wheaton BBB handicap race.
BBB is short for Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly. It’s a unique event in which competitors race each other with different “B” strokes in the same race on handicap. So a swimmer in one lane may swim Butterfly, another Breaststroke and a third Backstroke!
To seed the event, we need to know which “B” stroke you will swim. You must have already completed a 50m Time Trial for your chosen stroke, so if you’re new to the Club this season, choose a stroke for which you’ve already set a time.
Best of luck to our HSC students
The HSC is upon us and a number of our swimmers are now sitting their exams. Best of luck to them all!