Long Distance

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Place numbers are national places OR = Oregon Record; NR = National Record * = made the Oregon All-Time Top Twelve   Women 40-44 5  Kiefer, Stacey                      43            COMA    4460 Women 45-49 8  Criscione, Anicia                 48            CAT        4215 11 Jajewski, Suzy                   46            SOMA    4015 14 Sortor, Rebecca                  49            COMA    3990 […]

Oregon LMSC Postal One-Hour Swim Results 2021


Long Distance Swimming
Despite all manner of pool closures and/or restrictions earlier this year during the event’s January through March dates, the Oregon Club managed a relatively strong performance in the 2021 USMS One-Hour Postal National Championships.  Of course, our overall participation was way down.  But those who were able to swim did […]

Long Distance Swimming – July 2021








Joe Oakes 2
Swimming across the English Channel may be the Holy Grail of our sport.  When we think of great challenges, Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, comes to mind.  It remained unclimbed for centuries, but with advances in materials technology and with trained, expensive guides to hold your hand and carry […]

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