Liquid Lightning Swim Club members launched the new competitive season with 221 best times at the KISU Iron Triple Pentathlon meet last weekend in Penticton.
Liam Collie was third overall in the 10-and-under boys group, had 100 per cent personal best times (PB), swam to four new provincial times and crushed some of his old times in the 50 breast, 200 free, 100 free, 50 fly, 200IM and took an amazing 40 seconds off his 100 breast,
Other swimmers who had 100 percent PB were Sydney Macfarlane in her 200 breast and 200 free, Jacklyn Pengilly in the 100 breast and 200 free, the 200IM, the 200 breast and took 17 seconds off her 200 back, Ashlinn Salverda had PBs in 100 breast, 100 fly, 50 fly, 100 back and took 19 seconds off her 200IM, Madison Wudrich in the 100 fly, 200 breast and 26 seconds off her 400IM, and Lincoln Hoel had best times in 200 breast and took 24 seconds off his 400IM.
Also swimming to 100 per cent personal best times were Diana Trif and Christina Wright.
Swimmers swimming to -1 of 100 per cent PB were Ryan Scott in his 400IM,
Taylor Smith in her 400IM, Kaleigh Reese in her 50 breast and 100IM and Samantha Pringle.
Swimmers having major time drops were Dylan Da Silva in 200 back, Alex Strobel in 200 breast, Ava Toyata in 200 back, Kaitie Mcconechy in her 200 breast and 200 back, Gabriella Hanvold in her 200 breast and 400IM, Marc Toyata in his 200 breast, 200 back and dropped 36 seconds in his 400IM.
Pierson Piche was first overall for 10&U boys and had a best time in his 200 free.
Other good swims were had by Connor Diemert, Olivia Dorantes-McCarten, Aubree Fillion, Jessica Forbes, Enrica Guidi, Emma Mackenzie, Cam Mcconechy, Bryce Molder, Georgia Pengilly, Christina Wright, Quin Toyata, Christina Russo and Patrick Waters.