Tag: swimming

Senior Olympic Swim Relays

Ken McKin The 2018 Arizona Senior Olympics Swim Relays will be held at Kino Aquatics Center, 848 N. Horne, Mesa, Arizona, on Sunday, March 11. USMS Sanctioned Events: 200-, 400-, 800-yard Freestyle Relay; Men, Women, Mixed 200-, 400-yard Medley Relay; Men, Women, Mixed Strictly Fun Events: 200-yard Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly; Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Relays…

Sun Lakes resident completes Alcatraz Sharkfest Swim

Sun Lakes resident Gary Sanford steps out of the water after completing the 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco Bay shore August 8.

Gary Vacin Sun Lakes resident Gary Sanford successfully completed the 1.5 mile Alcatraz Sharkfest swim from the former federal prison in San Francisco Bay to the shore at the Aquatic Club in San Francisco on August 8. Sanford completed the swim in 47:30.08 minutes. That placed the 62-year-old in the top half of 598 swimmers…

Sun Lakers dominate at Arizona State swim event

Congratulations to Al Worth and Ken McKinney!

Al Worth and Ken McKinney came away with 23 first places and three second places; yes, that’s correct – 23 first places. Chew on that Michael Phelps. Both have been swimming in national and local swim meets for over 10 years and this is the best year for each of them thus far. The Arizona…