Bears "roaring ready" for end-of season meets ....
As the end of this short course season rapidly approaches the Aquabear Swim Club athletes are rip-roaring ready to compete and show their stuff at the last few meets.
Starting with the Lost Dutchman Invite in Chandler Arizona Presidents day weekend and continuing into the Junior Olympics in Goodyear and State Championships for Seniors (Mesa) and Age Groupers (Tucson) in look’s to be a busy and exciting last few weeks of the season. Lost Dutchman will headline “Iron Bear” Adam Habib (10) who just achieved his 12th out of 12 State “A” times last weekend. He is now qualified at the State level for every stroke and distance in his age group and is looking forward to taking on some superior competition at Dutchman in preparation for the State Championship Meet in March. * Jake Stahlman (16)* “Bear #6” is also going to be an exciting one to watch as he tries to secure his first ever spot at the Senior State Championships. Competing on his best events ,and having put some quality work in over the last few months, he is looking to suit up and show up … in a LARGE way! Both Mandy Rothe (14) and Kaylan Ottosen (16) will be representing on the ladies side at Dutchman with both in position to make a showing on the medal stand in at least a couple of events over the weekend. Finally we have 3 " little bears" swimming in their first ever Lost Dutchman Meet. Lizzie Barr (9), Rachel Habib (8), and Pyper Smaellie (8) are excited and ready to compete in their forst ever prelims-finals meet!
Updates to follow ….