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Current News

BWAQ swimmer featured in March - April Swimmer magazine: Read the amazing story of our own Scott Lautman in this latest issue (pp. 18-22)! 

Annual PNA Awards Time! Email your nominations for PNA’s Coach of the Year Award and Dawn Musselman Inspirational Swimmer Award by March 21! Click the links above for the pertinent details. Past recipients are listed on our Awards and Recognition page (scroll down). Criteria to address for either award include:

PNA Coach of the Year PNA Inspirational Swimmer
  • Program improvement or enhancement
  • Sustained service over a long time
  • Contributions to PNA
  • Commitment to PNA
  • Willingness to share coaching skills and information
  • Loyalty of team members
  • Coaching accomplishments and/or inspiration to others
  • Inspiration to all PNA swimmers
  • Willingly shares information, training, or coaching tips
  • Encourages other swimmers
  • Exhibits good sportsmanship always
  • Shows a strong commitment to PNA Masters Swimming
Both awards will be presented at the PNA Champs Banquet at KCAC on Saturday, April 10 (if held) or at a time and place to be determined.

The January - February edition of The WetSet is posted: Newsletter Editor Lucianne Pugh and contributors have assembled 2021's kickoff issue! It’s also archived under The WetSet menu tab above. Read about:

  • Sally presents her President’s Message
  • Board Nominations: Hugh Moore heads committee seeking PNA officers for 2021-2023
  • Award Nominations: submit your candidate for Dawn Musselman Inspirational Swimmer and PNA Coach of the Year
  • ePostals: 3000/6000 and 5K/10K (completed) and 1-Hour Swim details
  • Open Water: Bernardo’s All Stars celebrate the winter solstice
  • Tom Walker’s Swimmer Spotlight on Sarah Welch and tribute to departing SWYM coach Brad Hering
  • PNA Historian Walt Reid's SCY and SCM records chronologies from 1975 to 2020
  • PNA Board meeting summary, Calendar (ePostals only!), and more!

FINA 2019 World Top 10 (LCM and SCM): PNA Historian Walt Reid has just compiled and posted lists of the PNA swimmers that made the FINA Masters World Top 10 LCM and SCM for 2019. (Check out Walt's comprehensive listings on the Member Services / Top 10 page!)

Swimmers brave the big chill weekly at Alki Beach: Check out this December 26, 2019 Seattle Times article about the Notorious Alki Swimmers, a "loose collection of the hardy, the brave, the fit and adventurous" open water enthusiasts.

PNA SCY All-Time Top 12 PNA Historian Walt Reid has cataloged the top twelve swims in each event from the earliest records of PNA through May 31 (end of Short Course Yards season) for the years 2011 through 2018. <--Click these or go to the Member Services / Records page (last ... More) to find all eight links. How do you compare against fellow PNA competitors?

My USMS: Are you aware of this feature on the USMS website? It's all about you! Details on logging in (or registering for the first time) are shown when you click the "My USMS" link at the top right of the home page. Set up your account today so you can... wait – go there yourself to read all the benefits and tools available!

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