Sports

BC Aquasonics win nationals

The BC Aquasonics Senior Team won the Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships on May 5. - Lisa Whitton photo
The BC Aquasonics Senior Team won the Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships on May 5.
— image credit: Lisa Whitton photo

The BC Aquasonics Senior Team made a splash at the Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships Monday, taking the top spot in the national event.

The senior team, which features swimmers from Surrey, White Rock and Langley, beat their nearest competitor by a full 2.6 pounds at the championships held in Saskatoon, scoring a 74.5667 to win gold with their routine, "Atlantis."

The team is made up of White Rock's Mackenzy Higgins, Surrey's Anna Seiler, Madyson Stickley and Erin Williams, as well as Langley's Emilie Sadler, Abbotsford's Alanna Stobbe, Aldergrove resident Amy Whitton and Anmore resident Alexia Iten.

"We just won the National Championship by a landslide," Aquasonics head coach Susan Kemper said in a release. "In this sport, it can be just hundredths of a point that separate competitors. Not today, this team showed up for work and brought home gold."

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hawks at home for the first time
 
Surrey Eagles pick up overtime points
 
Pacific Playbook: Seahawks trade Percy Harvin to New York Jets for conditional draft pick
The Race Is On
 
Top teams flocking to rep hockey classic
 
A tale of two Hastings zones
Warriors wipe out Salmonbellies in Minto opener
 
Local Hoop Rivals Go Up
 
Netherlands beat Australia 3-2 in World Cup

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.