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