Willard "Wink" Lamb 1
Selected by Swimmers World Magazine in March, 2018 Swimming World Magazine has been recognizing the Top 12 World Masters Swimmers of the Year for the last 14 years.  For their 2017 list, Willard Lamb was one of the 12 swimmers chosen. Wink got back into swimming in 2005, after decades […]

World Masters Swimmer of the Year (2017) Willard “Wink” Lamb



Off the Block
Courtesy of Claire Forrest Claire Forrest is a recent graduate of Grinnell College with a degree in English. She is currently based in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a freelance writer. The only competitive swimmer in her family, Claire went to her first swim meet at the age of eleven on a […]

Off the Block – Swimmer Sensations


Colette Crabbe - 1976 Olympian in the 400IM and 200 breast
Summer is coming upon us and that means something different for each of.  If you are a big fan of the open water circuit and/or an avid triathlete getting ready for your best season ever, summer means it is the time for you to be in your best level of […]

Tips to get in shape for the summer season


Registration has now closed for the 2018 USMS Spring National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana, that will take place May 10-13.  The event will be hosted by Indy Aquatic Masters at the amazing IU Natatorium.  The facility has seating space to accommodate 5,000 people, which is a very good thing since […]

2018 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals



Long Distance Swimming
The 2018 Oregon Open Water Preview The coming of spring reminds us that summer is not far away, and with it the 2018 Oregon open water season. You can find the schedule, event information, and entry forms for all Oregon events and information about the 2018 Oregon Open Water Series […]

Long Distance Swimming – May 2018



Megan Tosh
Megan Tosh Age: 33 Local Team:  Oregon Reign Masters Occupation:  Mechanical Engineer/Product Manager at Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) Submitted by Arlene Delmage Megan is a relative newcomer to Oregon Swimming but she is certainly not new to swimming.  With five Top Ten swims in 2017 this distance swimmer can definitely […]

Swimmer Spotlight – Megan Tosh