On Feb. 13, the McGill varsity synchronized swimming team hosted their annual McGill Synchro Water Show, showcasing the team’s routines before they headed off to perform at the CUSSL National Championships at Brock University from Feb. 16 to 18. In addition to providing a platform for the team’s solo, duet,[Read More…]
On Nov. 18, the McGill Martlets synchronized swimming team hosted the McGill Invitational, splitting the podium with the Ottawa Gee-Gees.
Overall, McGill came out on top with 50 points, beating out Ottawa, who came in second with 48 points.
1 The first official synchronized swimming competition was held in 1891 in Berlin. Many synchronized swimming clubs were formed around this time, and Canada began developing swimming teams to compete in similar events in North America. These performances would soon be incorporated into music hall events, with theatres in London and[Read More…]
After waiting patiently for the other 10 teams to perform their routines, the McGill University White team froze into a tableau at the edge of the water, listened to the roar from the packed bleachers, and dove into the Memorial Pool.