August 2018 Newsletter

Upcoming Events:
Sept. 3rd:  Labor Day Group Swim/Social, Bentonville, AR (see details below)
Sept. 9th: Tallchief Open Water Challenge, Tulsa, OK area
Sept. 15th: Arkansas Senior Games, Little Rock, AR.

For more events check out the USMS Calendar of Events page and always feel free to post your events (meets, socials, workouts) on the Arkansas Masters Facebook page!

Meet Your Fellow Swimmers:
Let’s meet two new swimmers: Rinaldo Sintjago from Little Rock and Dotty Burke from Hot Springs Village.

Summer swimming:
Listed below are state and/or citizen records that were set in August at either local or national meets.  I hope I’ve listed everyone – if not, please let me know!

Pan Am Masters Champtionship (Long Course Meters):
Carolyn Hyink (100 and 200 Backstroke)
Jack Gooding (50, 100, and 200 Fly and 400 Free)
Marvin Schwartz (200 and 800 Free, 100 and 200 Back)
Rinaldo Sintjago (50 and 100 Free, 50 Fly, and 200 Free)

Oklahoma Memorial State Championship (Long Course Meters):
Carie O’Banion (50 fly, and 1500 Free)
Byron Shefchik (50 Breast, and 400 IM)
Rick Gerhardt (50 Breast, 100 Breast, and 200 IM)
Doug Martin (50 Fly)

All state and citizen records can be found on the Arkansas Masters website (I try to keep the most recent records highlighted):

Arkansas Masters Top 10 Records – SCY:
These results were just published and I wanted to share.  Nice work!2018 SCY Top 10 for ARKM

Labor Day Gathering in Bentonville:
Please join us for an end-of-summer workout and breakfast in Bentonville.  It’s our last hurrah for outdoor swimming, and it’s becoming a bit of a tradition.  We’d love to see you there!
2018 Labor Day workout

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