Fair Day is approaching, and we need your help

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Fair Day is approaching, and we need your help

Fair Day is one of the highlights of the Mardi Gras calendar.

It's always a great day out, when our community comes out in force to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.  It's also an opportunity for us to promote the club and our upcoming events. 

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Raymond Terrace Meet Results

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Raymond Terrace Meet Results

On Sunday the 14th on January, four Wett Ones travelled to Raymond Terrace for the first NSW Masters Swim Meet of 2018 – Rylee, Dan and David competing and Peter officiating on pool deck.

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Let's Get Racing

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Let's Get Racing

In August this year, the Wett Ones are travelling to Paris to compete in the Gay Games. Not only will it be important for those competing to keep up regular attendance at training, but to also get in plenty of race practice in the lead up.

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NSW Long Course Championships Meet Report '17

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NSW Long Course Championships Meet Report '17

This weekend 8 Wett Ones put their training to the test and took to the pool at Sydney Olympic Park for State Long Course Championships. Swimming in the Olympic pool was as always a great experience for our swimmers and lent itself to some fantastic efforts with multiple PBs, gold medals, and two winning relays.

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Countdown to Rio #8 - Men of Steel

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Countdown to Rio #8 - Men of Steel

Well here we are folks, the opening ceremony is upon us, and the first action in pool begins in less than 24 hours. In this series (as well as doubling traffic to our site) I have reviewed Australia’s Olympic medal hopes in all the big events in the pool. I haven’t covered all of our incredible athletes, there just isn’t time here, but rest assured each are equally as deserving of the right to call themselves Australian Dolphins.

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Countdown to Rio #7 - Has Aus Learnt to Fly?

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Countdown to Rio #7 - Has Aus Learnt to Fly?

The butterfly stroke has a special place among the competitive swimming strokes. It has a reputation of being hard to learn and quickly exhausting. Yet when mastered, butterfly (or simply ‘fly’ to us swimmers) can be the most spectacular demonstration of strength and technique. Has Australia caught up to the rest of the world's great swimming nations in this, the king of strokes?

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Countdown to Rio #6 - Going the distance

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Countdown to Rio #6 - Going the distance

The distance freestyle events are to Australian swimming what Bondi Beach is to Sydney (a very surprising crowd draw?!). Gould, Rose, Hackett, Perkins, and more earned the right to call themselves Olympians by swimming through the pain for 16 or 30 laps.

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Countdown to Rio #5 - Breaststroke

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Countdown to Rio #5 - Breaststroke

It’s just one week until the start of Rio 2016! So far we have reviewed the chances of 17 of Australia’s finest athletes, and covered the backstroke, IM, and women’s freestyle events, as well as discussing the chances of some of our Olympic debutants. Now we turn to a stroke that has had its ups and downs in Australia – breaststroke.

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Countdown to Rio #4 - Individual Medley

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Countdown to Rio #4 - Individual Medley

With just one and a half weeks until the games, we now turn our attention to the Individual Medleys. Very few swimmers are the masters of all strokes and especially for the Australian men this has proven to be a difficult set of events to conquer.

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Countdown to Rio #2 - The Young Guns

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Countdown to Rio #2 - The Young Guns

Thirty-four athletes have been named to the Australian Dolphins Swim Team for the Rio Olympic Games. There is a strong blend of experience and youth with 21 swimmers to make their debut, while 13 athletes will become multiple Olympians including five who are off to their third Games. The oldest swimmer is five-time London Olympic medallist Alicia Coutts at 28, while Tamsin Cook is the youngest female and Kyle Chalmers the youngest male, both at 17. 

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Countdown to Rio #1 - Womens 4x100 (C&P Set 1)

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Countdown to Rio #1 - Womens 4x100 (C&P Set 1)

The Olympic Games are nearly upon us once again, and among the many things to look forward to, we of course have some incredible athletes competing in the pool to represent Australia!

Over the next three weeks, I will do my best to introduce you to some of our best medal winning chances for the aquatic events in Rio, and of course, the comments section is open for your thoughts and medal tips too!

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Cook and Phillip Park Pool!!

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Cook and Phillip Park Pool!!

The popularity of our Saturday swimming sessions is well known, but Andrew 'Boy' Charlton Pool is now closed for the winter so we are trialing Saturday sessions at Cook and Phillip for the first time!

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