Serpentine Swimming Club

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  • 17 Feb 2024

    John Tierney powered purposefully to take the prized pewter.

    This was the first leg of the four race Emmi Hunte series -  February 55 yards (50m), March 110 yards (100m), August 880 yards (800m), and October 100 yards (91m).

  • 10 Feb 2024

    The Club Championship is decided by a series of five races during winter, spring and summer over varying distances as the water warms up.  This process identifies not just the fastest of the Serpentine swimmers but also a champion who competes in all weathers and temperatures.

    Members are eligible for the club championship after competing in at least four championship races.

    After today, the other dates in the Championship Series are:

    2 March, 100m (110 yards)

    30 March, 200m (220 yards)

    20 April, 400m (440 yards)

    1 June, 800m (880 yards)

  • 03 Feb 2024

    A six race series for a trophy crafted to Mike Small's own specifications -  one arm and a wonky leg.

    Niklas Ahman first.  Others in the mix for points and generous prizes provided by Andy and Bill Deeley:

    2nd Heather Miller

    3rd Paul (the hat) Atherton

    4th John Reid

    5th Norman Jones

    6th Mary Olivari

    The crowd were also in fine voice whilst singing "Happy Birthday" to Anne Mannix and George Cselko.  Cake was consumed.

  • 30 Dec 2023

    One arm and a wonky base -  a trophy hand crafted by club silversmith Bill Phipps in honour and "reflection" of Mike Small, to specifications drawn up by the great man himself.