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Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

| 23/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 21st annual Pirates Week Mike Lockwood Memorial Swim meet took place 16-19 November at the Lions Aquatic Centre, hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and attended by members of Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), and Special Olympics of the Cayman Islands ( [...]

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Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

| 20/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Almost 40 swimmers took part in the 37th Annual Open Water 5K, held during Pirates Week, with the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosting international swimmer Stephanie Horner for the event. Canadian Horner kept the pace with local swimmers John Bodden, Liam He [...]

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Swimmers to hit the pool for fundraiser

Swimmers to hit the pool for fundraiser

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) will be holding its annual swim-a-thon 3 November 2017 at the Lions Pool in George Town. Participants will have two hours to swim a maximum of 200 lengths, with donors encouraged to support their efforts by either a flat donation or by pledging a certain am [...]

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Cayman swimmers compete home and away

Cayman swimmers compete home and away

| 07/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swim clubs joined together recently to take part in the “Floribbean” swim fest comprising two competitions held a week apart here and in Florida. During the weekend of 21-23 July, 25 swimmers from Cayman travelled to Tampa to the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Ce [...]

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Swimmer Hew makes history for Cayman

Swimmer Hew makes history for Cayman

| 02/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Though she did not come away with a medal, Lauren Hew, the lone swimmer representing Cayman at the just-completed FINA World Championships, notched several firsts for herself and her country. For one, Hew’s performance in the pool took the Cayman Islands into the top 50 femal [...]

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Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

| 27/06/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Jamal Walton has bagged Cayman’s first gold medal of the Island Games, after a comfortable win in the 200m, Monday, 26 June. The local sprinter crossed the line in 21:55, well clear of Tyler Johnson from Jersey, who took silver, and Jerai Torres from Gibraltar, who took bronz [...]

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Good timing for sea swim

Good timing for sea swim

| 09/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the first time in its 25-year history, the annual Flowers Sea Swim, which takes place Saturday, 10 June, will be using a professional electronic timing system to track the results. The system will be powered by Flow, which is a platinum sponsor of the event for a second year. [...]

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Annual swim meet honours young athlete

Annual swim meet honours young athlete

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Landon Von Kanel Memorial Swim Meet, held to honour an athlete who died almost 16 years ago, took place 1-4 June. Organised by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and the swimmer’s family, the event was established in 2015 in memory of Von Kanel, a former SSC member who [...]

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Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): All four clubs and Special Olympic athletes competed in the annual Lions Sprint Meet, with a record attendance of 179 athletes. Stingray Swim Club (SSC), Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), Brac Barracudas and Special Olympians all raced head to head in the [...]

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Sea swim awash with participants

Sea swim awash with participants

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 30th annual Flow 800m Sea Swim, which took place Saturday, 13 May, attracted 113 swimmers to participate in the loop course which started and ended at Governor’s Beach. The overall winners finished within three seconds of each other providing an exciting finish for the crowds [...]

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Time to make a splash at sea swim

Time to make a splash at sea swim

| 10/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):​ The annual Flow 800m Sea Swim takes place Saturday, 13 May, with a 4pm start time. Registration will be open from 3-3:45pm for the loop course, which starts and ends at Governor’s Beach. The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) sea swims attract both competitive [...]

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Synchronised swimmers set to make a splash

Synchronised swimmers set to make a splash

| 04/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Synchronised swimming has found its way to Cayman, with a team representing the island competing this weekend at the Novice and Intermediate World Championships in Coral Springs, Florida. Also known as synchro, the Olympic sport combines meticulously coordinated acrobatics, swimmin [...]

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Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The next generation of swimmers from all three Cayman Islands clubs competed in Olympic-sized 50-metre pools at Florida meets held 21-23 April. Representing Cayman were 43 swimmers, aged 8 through 17 years old, with close to half of those participating 10 and under. Seven Mile Swim [...]

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Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

| 04/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of the world’s best 200 freestylers, Brazilian Olympian Nicolas Nilo Cesar de Oliveira, held two clinics for competitive swimmers in Cayman on Saturday, 1 April. After those sessions, he attended an evening event where he shared his unique journey to becoming one of the b [...]

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Open-water swim floats 18 teams

Open-water swim floats 18 teams

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted the Massive Open Water Relay Saturday, 25 March, with 18 teams of four competitors each swimming either 400m per leg (12 and under) or 600m (over 12). Also attending the event was Brazilian Olympian Nicolas Nilo Oliveir [...]

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