2015 USMS memberships (join/renew/update) open

Click the box at the right to join, renew, or update information (name, address change, etc.) your USMS membership for 2015 (credit card required). Memberships are good until December 31, 2015.

Or, print out a paper form by clicking HERE and mail it in with a check.

June Krauser celebration of life

The Krauser familly and friends celebrated the life of June Krauser, founder of the Florida Gold Coast LMSC and GOLD Masters team, on Sunday, September 7, at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale.

In the photo, June is to the right and her sister Joan is to the left. Both were young stars on the Indianapolis Athletic Club swim team. For more photos and captions, click HERE and then scroll down. Look for June Fogle, her maiden name.

GOLD dozen in August's USMS long course nationals

Twelve GOLD swimmers competed in the August 13-17 USMS Long Course National Championships in Maryland.

Swimmers were Lee Childs (65-69), Wally Dobler (80-84), Ahmed Hamada (75-79), John Hammerstrom (65-69), Keefe Lodwig (70-74), David Painter (75-79), Barbara Protzman (60-64), David Quiggin (70-74), Howard Rolston (70-74), Betty Lou Tucker (75-79), Karl Wiedamann (75-79), and Eliot Winokur (70-74).

GOLD swimmers competed in 52 individual events and medaled in each one, including 22 gold medals. Five relays medaled with two gold medals. Get results for GOLD swimmers by clicking HERE. Get full meet results by clicking HERE.

Three GOLD swimmers swim in USMS spring nationals

Three GOLD swimmers swam in the May 1-4 USMS Short Course Nationals in Santa Clara, California: Lee Childs (6 events), Al Moreno (6 events), and Danielle Ogier (6 events).

Click HERE for results for GOLD swimmers.

GOLD swimmers medal at Y Masters Nationals

GOLD swimmers swam well in the April 10-13 YMCA Masters Nationals in Sarasota. Gold medal winners were Peggy McDonnell, Danielle Ogier, B.J. Graham, Lee Childs, David Painter, Ahmed Hamada, and Karl Wiedamann.

Silver medal winners were Barb Protzman, Jorge Mejia, Ogier, Graham, Childs, and Hamada. Bronze medals were earned by Dale LeClair, Jeannie Mitchell, Andy Morrow, David McIntyre, McDonnell, and Painter.

Two GOLD relays also medaled. The Men's 75+ 200 free relay of Morrow, McIntyre, Hamada, and Painter won gold and the Men's 75+ 200 medlay relay of McIntyre, Wiedamann, Hamada, and Painter won silver.

Click HERE for complete GOLD results.

Two are tops at 2014 Open Water Festival

Two other GOLD swimmers were in the open water at Miromar Lakes the same weekend. Karen Lewin placed first in her age group in the Crippen Sunset Mile on April 12 and Carlos Lloreda placed third in his age group in the Open Water Festival 5K on April 13.

 

 

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