Boales & Harris Scoop up the Silver Medals at the California State Games!

On Saturday and Sunday, July 18th and 19th, Corinne Harris and Raquel Boales competed at the California State Games in San Diego and continued to 'make history' by competing with non disabled swimmers and scooping up Silver Medals. On Saturday, despite unusual heavy summer rainfall and thunderstorms Corinne Harris of the Monterey Cypress Swim Club swam a cool Titanic Solo routine, earning a Silver medal in the Novice 16/17 Category. Corinne, who has Autism and joined her synchronized swim team last August 2014, has quickly rose to proficiency, earning and keeping a spot for Silver all season long. On Sunday, Raquel who swims for the Santa Clara Aquamaids, returned to fight for a spot in the

Two AWD Synchro Swimmers heading for the California State Games on July 18th.

The California State Games (CSG) will be celebrating 26 years of successful championships amongst some of the best athletes from California and Nevada. The CSG is held in San Diego every July for the Summer games which includes synchronized swimming. In 2011, the CSG hosted the State Games of America National Championships in San Diego, which circulates the United States every 2 years. The State Games are a grass roots event for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). They recognize amatuer and beginner athletes who have medaled in their respective sports during the season. The goal for USOC is to encourage sportsmanship, health and inspiration for the Olympic games. For the past 5 years

Taiwan 1st AWD/Open Exhibition a Huge Success!

If you were not able to join us at the 1st Open/AWD (athletes with disabilities) Taiwan Exhibition, then you missed out on an epic event! Athletes from EIGHT Countries, including Taiwan participated in what was an inaugural exhibition for this tiny, but powerful nation. For the first time, Synchro Taiwan's Head Coach Julia Startchenko added a program within her club's current synchro structure to include athletes with disabilities. She started last October 2014 at the urging of the SS-AWD Group. THANK you Coach Julia! Coach Julia said "It has changed my life and I go to sleep every night feeling like a better person because of it". Coach Julia added a 'recreational' program so that the kids

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