Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Upcoming Events

MANUKAU MASTERS JUST SKINS:  30 August.  Entry form can be downloaded here and the Club relay entry form can be found here

NORTH ISLAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014: This annual swim meet will be hosted by Whakatane Masters on Friday 17th October (evening session) and Saturday 18th October. Saturday night function. Please support this meeting. We were close to not having a 2014 championships.  Entry form here

SOUTH ISLAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014: To be hosted by Foveaux Masters club in Invercargill on 4th October. Entry form is on the NZMS website.

TAUPO BROWN TROUT SPRING FLING: Hosted by Taupo Masters on Saturday 13th September 2014. Contact: kcgray@xtra.co.nz .   Entry Form can be downloaded here .

JUST SKINS EVENT: Manukau Masters Annual Skin Swim Meet will be held on 30th August 2014 at the Manuwera Aquatic Centre. Warm up at 4.00pm for a 4.30 start. There is the standard Just Skins Individual race and a new Just Skins Relay race.  Entry forms can be downloaded here.

JASI MASTERS SWIM CLUB: Their 25th Anniversary Celebrations on 6th September 2014 in Christchurch/ Please contact: secretary@jasimasters.org.nz for details.

STATE NEW ZEALAND OCEANSWIM SERIES 2014/2015: Dates for swims announced. Bay of Islands Classic, Paihia, Saturday 22nd November 2014; Harbour Crossing, Auckland, Sunday 7th December 2014; Capital Classic, Wellington, Sunday 25th January 2015; La Grande Swim, Akaroa, Sunday 15th February 2015; Sand to Surf, Mt Maunganui, Saturday 21st March 2015 and King of the Bays, Auckland, Saturday 18th April 2015. 

SOUTH ISLAND MASTER GAMES in Timaru 16 - 18th October 2014.  For more info visit their website:  www.simasters.co.nz
 
5 BRIDGES SWIM IN HAMILTON- 29th May 2015
 

Jasi Masters Are 25. Join in the celebration!


Jasi Masters are turning 25, and to celebrate are having drinks, dinner and dance on the 6th September 2014. If you'd like to be there, and be part of the fun, you can find more details in the flyer below or download it here:  Jasi Flyer
 

Swim Set of the Week

 
200 warm up

6-10x400 depending on your level
Evens: High Aerobic or moderate pace
Odds: 4x(50 drill, 50 swim)

Cool down: 200 easy

Monday, 4 August 2014

Club News - Roskill Masters Swimming Club Prizegiving

Eugene Manko and Helen Fletcher both received their NZMS Swimming Service Awards at the recent Roskill Masters Prizegiving. 

Eugene has been a member of Roskill Masters for 15 years and in this time has been Vice President for 4 years, Club Captain for 4 years and does all the IT work for the Club. Eugene is now President of Roskill Masters

Helen Fletcher joined Hamilton Masters in 1980 and was President of the Club for 12 years.  Since joining Roskill Helen has done excellent job for the last 4 years as President of the Club, retiring this year.  A popular and well liked member of the Club, always willing to assist with the administrative side of a Masters Club. 


Three trophies were also awarded:  Congratulations to the following swimmers: Jan Fulton (left) who received the Wally Martin trophy for Club spirit, Jan as Secretary also kept the Club organised in spite of illness;  Lisa Wujec (middle) who received the Joan Monahan trophy for the Most Meritorious Performances of the Year, Lisa won all the Ocean Swims she entered in the non-wet suit division for her age group and was the overall winner of the Eagle Technology Round the Bays Swim, this was a first for Roskill Masters;    Raewyn Brown (right) who received the Most Improved Swimmer of the Year, learning new techniques and showing an enthusiastic approach to training.


Well done to you all and all the best for the year ahead!

If you have any news to share please email masterscrawl@gmail.com

NZMS History Publication - Masters Swimming in New Zealand 1973-2013

"Masters Swimming in New Zealand 1973-2013" by Roger Eagles. The NZMS executive thanks Ingrid Saxton for preparing a promotional flyer which has all the details for ordering this publication. The cost is $25 plus $4.60 postage. Please send orders for this publication to me at m.bodger@xtra.co.nz . You can download the promotional flyer here

Upcoming Events


NORTH ISLAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014: This annual swim meet will be hosted by Whakatane Masters on Friday 17th October (evening session) and Saturday 18th October. Saturday night function. Details available soon. Please support this meeting. We were close to not having a 2014 championships.

SOUTH ISLAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014: To be hosted by Foveaux Masters club in Invercargill on 4th October. Entry form is on the NZMS website.

TAUPO BROWN TROUT SPRING FLING: Hosted by Taupo Masters on Saturday 13th September 2014. Contact: kcgray@xtra.co.nz .   Entry Form can be downloaded here .

JUST SKINS EVENT: Manukau Masters Annual Skin Swim Meet will be held on 30th August 2014 at the Manuwera Aquatic Centre. Warm up at 4.00pm for a 4.30 start. There is the standard Just Skins Individual race and a new Just Skins Relay race.  Entry forms can be downloaded here.

JASI MASTERS SWIM CLUB: Their 25th Anniversary Celebrations on 6th September 2014 in Christchurch/ Please contact: secretary@jasimasters.org.nz for details.

STATE NEW ZEALAND OCEANSWIM SERIES 2014/2015: Dates for swims announced. Bay of Islands Classic, Paihia, Saturday 22nd November 2014; Harbour Crossing, Auckland, Sunday 7th December 2014; Capital Classic, Wellington, Sunday 25th January 2015; La Grande Swim, Akaroa, Sunday 15th February 2015; Sand to Surf, Mt Maunganui, Saturday 21st March 2015 and King of the Bays, Auckland, Saturday 18th April 2015. 

SOUTH ISLAND MASTER GAMES in Timaru 16 - 18th October 2014.  For more info visit their website:  www.simasters.co.nz
 
5 BRIDGES SWIM IN HAMILTON- 29th May 2015