My first-ever diving lesson ended with a 20-minute cry on the three-metre springboard and then a tearful drive home where I begged my dad not to make me go back. I have three main defences of myself here: I was eight years old, terrified of heights, and there against my[Read More…]
McGill Swimming excelled in their first meet of the season on Oct. 26. The men’s team came first of the six teams competing, while the women took second. McGill finished second overall, only 37 points behind Université de Montréal (UdeM). The meet is McGill’s only home competition of the season;[Read More…]
Sports Editors Miya Keilin and Game Nisker join the artistic swimming team to see what it takes! Will they sink…or swim?
“I don’t have a lot of time, I have a test tomorrow I need to study for,” Olympic gold medalist Penny Oleksiak said after winning the Lou Marsh Award for Canada’s top athlete on Tuesday afternoon.
CIS Swimming Championships Université Laval, Quebec City While neither the Redmen nor the Martlets went home with any medals from the 2016 CIS Swimming Championships, both teams made more of a splash than they have in recent years. twenty-four McGill athletes made it to the final heats on day three[Read More…]
Thirty-eight McGill athletes–20 Redmen and 18 Martlets–competed last weekend at the RSEQ Swimming Championship at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR). The Montreal Carabins went home with the women’s title and finished as runners-up for the men’s trophy and the Laval Rouge et Or filled in the blanks with[Read More…]
McGill Martlets 2nd McGill Redmen 3rd The youth movement was on full display for the Martlet and Redmen swimming teams this past Saturday at the second RSEQ University Cup meet of the year held at McGill’s Memorial Pool.[Read More…]
McGill Redmen 12th McGill Martlets 9th Eighteen McGill swimmers competed at the three-day 2015 CIS Swimming National Championship at the University of Victoria this past weekend. UBC won both the men and women’s titles,[Read More…]