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PNA SCY All-Time Top Twelve: PNA Historian Walt Reid has prepared listings containing swims from the earliest records of PNA through May 31 (end of Short Course Yards season) for the years 2011 through 2016. <--Click these or go to the Member Services / Records page and scroll down to the bottom to find all the links. How do you compare against fellow PNA competitors?

Open Water swimming dominates the July-August edition of The WetSet: President Sally notes that two of PNA’s four sanctioned events have taken place. Editor Lucianne reports on the Whidbey Adventure Swim, and Swim Defiance Race Director Zena Courtney gives an extensive description of her event. Guila Muir offers tips on open water swimming and training. And Greta Perales is back with her own take on outdoor swimming! Plus, the regular info on upcoming Pool, Open Water, and ePostal events; Board meeting summary; Calendar; and more. It’s also archived under The WetSet menu tab above.

2016 World Masters Swimmers of the Year: Swimming World magazine has been recognizing the Top 12 World Masters Swimmers of the Year for 13 years. Among the featured swimmers is Rick Colella. Read about it here!

PSM and BWAQ in Swimmer Magazine: PSM's Wendy Van De Sompele reveals one technique contributing to her successful swim around Maury Island in the article "Bilateral Breathing" on page 10 of the January-February issue. And on page 39 you'll find a paragraph describing the USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1 Mile) in September at Angle Lake Park, hosted by Blue Wave Aquatics.

Officials Clinics in Idaho a success: PNA Officiating Coordinator Teri White says, “Hi everyone! Just to share what I think ended up being “the perfect” picture from my clinics in Couer d’Alene [Jan 7-8, 2017]… this sums it up! We had 15 people for the Stroke and Turn clinic and 12 for the Starter in spite of that wicked winter storm that blew through. Fantastic people, and great fun talking to people who truly understand the technical aspects of the strokes! Matt Bronson (Inland NW LMSC Chair) plans on talking about the success of the clinics at the upcoming LMSC Leadership Summit (March). I hope this will generate fire to get other LMSCs who are short of officials to join in. Take care!”

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!


Welcome to PNA’s new website! - March 28, 2012. Please send your comments and suggestions to webmaster Steve Peterson.

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Upcoming Events:

Click the links below or check the Events and Calendar listings for details on these events:

August 25-27
NW Zone Championship, Gresham OR (LCM)

September 23
**USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship**

Last Gasp of Summer, SeaTac (OW)

October 14
BAMFest, Bainbridge Island (SCY)

November 5
Snohomish Aquatics Masters Meet, Snohomish (SCY)

November 18-19
PSM SCM Champs, Federal Way (SCM)