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Jan D. Hildebrandt Age: 60 Occupation: Retired from 3M Local Team: Superior Athletic Club; Medford, OR It seems like water sports, and especially swimming, have always been a part of my life, due to starting swimming competitively at 4 years old.  Apparently, while taking swimming lessons at the local YWCA […]

Swimmer Spotlight – Jan Hildebrandt


Awards, Awards, Awards! Oregon Masters Swimming volunteers received very impressive recognition at the USMS Convention held in September in Dallas, Texas.  See page 9 for the Award winners and letters of recommendation.  Congratulations to each winner!  Their Awards are well-deserved. MJ Caswell received the Dorothy Donnelly Service Award Shelly Rawding […]

2017 USMS Convention News! — Awards, Awards, Awards!



      A Breaststroke Clinic Sunday, November 5, 2017; 8:30 am–12:30 pm in Oregon City, Oregon This Breaststroke clinic, offered by Oregon Masters Swimming coaches, will help fitness swimmers learn important swimming drills that will improve stroke technique.  Learn how to be efficient in the water and enjoy your swimming experience.  […]

A Breaststroke Clinic Hosted by Oregon Masters Swimming



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A Stroke Clinic for Fitness Swimmers Sunday, October 15, 2017; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in Corvallis, Oregon The OMS stroke clinic, offered by Oregon Masters Swimming coaches, will help fitness swimmers learn important swimming drills that will improve stroke technique.  Learn how to be efficient in the water and […]

Three Swim Clinics Hosted by Oregon Masters Swimming



by Claudia Daly As temperatures rose during the last weekend of August, world and zone records fell at the 2017 Gil Young Memorial Meet held at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham.  One hundred seven swimmers from 33 teams competed in the last long course meet of summer.  The athletes […]

World Records Set All Three Days at 2017 Gil Young ...


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Located halfway between Lakeside and Reedsport on the central Oregon coast, is Eel Lake, which is named for its shape, not its residents.  The final swims of the 2017 Oregon open water series took place at Eel Lake on an unseasonably cool and damp mid-summer morning, Sunday Aug 13th.  The […]

2017 Central Coast Swims at Eel Lake


I had the pleasure of serving as Oregon’s Head National coach this year for the second time (first time was in 2015 at Spring Nationals).  What a great meet the 2017 USMS Summer Nationals was for Oregon swimmers!  There were 20 Oregon swimmers who made the trip to Minneapolis, and […]

Oregon Swimming at 2017 USMS Summer Nationals in Minneapolis