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London Swimming Open Water

HAC experienced it’s first Club visit to an Open Water meet at Surrey Quays on Saturday 29 June. The same day last year proved to the hottest in 2018, news that left a lot of our swimmers apprehensive about the rising water temperature: 20C+= no wetsuits allowed. The sun beat down all day - taking the morning water temperature of 20.3C to 21.4C by early evening - coupled with an air temperature of 33C+ - our first time swimmers also had to mentally toughen themselves for the need to deal with a shock of cold with over a 11C temperature drop on the dive start - and no comfort of a wetsuit. The swimmers 1st OW meet was all about the experience - to think about their lines/sighting/ finding a

Swimmer of the Month - Supported by Arena and Petchey- May

Well done to our May 2019 Swimmer of the Month winners. The SOTM is awarded to swimmers who work hard, show great performance in training and competition, have a good attendance record, demonstrate great team spirit, and are respectful and well-mannered to each other and their coaches. Each winner will receive an Arena goody pack and certificate. The Petchey winner will also receive an extra certificate and access to the Petchey Foundation Academy Martha Holt – HAC 3 For her overall improvement since she started with us, she is a great listener, is keen to learn and always takes on board feedback. She has mostly improved on her butterfly and Breaststroke and is a pleasure to teach. Martha i

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