Synchro Canada announces its 2017 Junior National Athlete Pool

Ottawa, May 19, 2017 — Synchro Canada held, during its 2017 Canadian Open Championships, the last phases of its selection trials for its 2017 Junior National Athlete pool. The 16 selected athletes represent the depth of synchronized swimming across the country, training at 9 different synchro clubs and coming from 6 Canadian provinces, ranging from Victoria, BC to Québec City, QC. These athletes were invited to take part in a number of…

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VPW on Global News

Vancouver synchronized swimming team says it’s often sidelined in favour of male teams If Katie Stirret isn’t in class, she is in the pool. The 16-year-old synchronized swimmer spends 20 to 25 hours every week training for the sport she loves. In the last few years that has become much harder. She is a member of the Vancouver-based Pacific Waves Swim Club, a club that rarely trains in Vancouver. Stirret…

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For Immediate Release: BC competes at the Synchro Canada 2016 Shiseido Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships

BC ranks 3rd in Junior Duet event The Synchro Canada 2016 Shiseido Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships were held in Calgary at the Talisman Centre from April 27-30, 2016. More than 225 synchronized swimmers from Canada and the Americas competed. British Columbia attended with 37 athletes, 8 coaches, 3 judges and 4 clubs (BC Aquasonics, Burnaby Caprice, Vancouver Pacific Wave and Victoria Synchro). Stefanie Dickinson (North Vancouver, BC – Vancouver…

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North Vancouver teen cruises to synchronized swimming world championships

North Vancouver’s Stefanie Dickinson has parlayed her prowess in the pool into a spot on the junior national team headed to the FINA Synchronized Swimming World Championships this July in Kazan, Russia. She’ll be spending the next two months in Montreal polishing a routine with 10 of the best junior synchronized swimmers in Canada. The only problem with that timeline is that it will take the 17-year-old away from Handsworth…

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Pacific Wave athlete named to national junior team

Stefanie Dickinson will be first BC synchro swimmer in six years competing at World Junior Championships. Producing national team talent is no easy task, especially when training time is hard to come by. That’s the dilemma VPW finds itself in. The Richmond-based synchronize received terrific news earlier this month when Stefanie Dickinson became the first B.C. athlete in six years to the Canadian squad that will be competing at the…

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Calgary set to welcome 2016 Shiseido Canadian Open Championships / Calgary accueille les Championnats canadiens ouverts Shiseido 2016

Calgary set to welcome 2016 Shiseido Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships The competition will take place on April 27-30 at Talisman Centre Calgary, April 26,  2016 — More than 225 synchronized swimmers from across Canada and the Americas will be at Calgary’s Talisman Centre, April 27 – 30, for Synchro Canada’s 2016 Canadian Open Championships.  The championships are the culmination of the 2016 competitive season for Canadian junior (16-18) and senior…

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BC’s own Stefanie Dickinson selected for Synchro Canada’s 2016 Junior National Team

Synchro BC is extremely excited and proud to announce that Stefanie Dickinson (North Vancouver – Vancouver Pacific Wave) has been selected to Synchro Canada’s 2016 Junior National Team. During the 2016 Canadian Qualifier Championships from March 16-20, 2016 in Québec City, Synchro Canada held the last phases of its selection trials for the 2016 Junior National Team, slated to compete at the FINA Junior World Championships in Kazan, Russia, on…

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Hannah Kryworuchko awarded “Athlete of the Week” from O Cafe.

The Richmond Olympic Oval is home to many talented athletes at all levels. Here at O Cafe, we decided to highlight an exceptional athlete once every week, and award them with “Athlete of the Week” status, as well as a $25 O Cafe Gift Card on our loyalty app. With the guidance and help of Oval and High Performance staff, we are happy to announce this week’s winner… Name: Hannah Kryworuchko Sport: Synchronized Swimming…

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