TEXAS SWIMMING

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Catching Up


Today, Dr. Keith Bell will swim for the 10,000th straight day.  He'll celebrate with a 10k workout at Austin's Deep Eddy Pool, hoping "to raise at least $10,000.00 to fund swimming lessons for those who otherwise could not afford them."

Read more here

Last year, Scott Jurek passed Bobby and I on South Twin Mountain on his way to a new AT record.  Jurek arrived at the Katahdin summit on July 12, completing the entire 2,189.2 mile trek in 46 days.  There's another ultra-marathoner on the trail this year.  Karl Meltzer is making a run at Jurek's record.  He's traveling southbound after starting from Katahdin in August.  Foller his progress here

A pair of former Longhorn swimmers recently landed D-I assistant coaching gigs.  Clay Youngquist will be on the University of Pacific staff, while Wyatt Collins will replace Kris Kubik at Texas.  Read more here and here


Round Rock ISD is considering an indoor aquatic center.  Read more here

The City of Corpus Christi needs an aquatics area supervisor

Coastal Bend AllStars needs assistant coaches

McKinney Boyd HS needs an assistant coach.  Contact Doyle Drake at 469-302-3493

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