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Nova Masters Win 5 National Titles at 2013 USMS Short Course Championships

NatsSCnova2013INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nova Masters swimmers took home 5 Nationals Champion titles and 15 top 5 finishes at the recent US Masters Swimming Short Course Nationals held May 9-12 at the IUPUI Swim Center in Indianapolis, IN.

Gerard Von Hoffman led the gold medal tally with 3 first place finishes, a 4th and a 5th in the 55-59 age group. He swept the breaststroke events 50(28.76), 100(1:03.19), 200 (2:21.92), as well as 4th in the 100 IM (59.86) and 5th in the 200 IM (2:12.99).
Steve West, 40-44, took home two gold medals in the 100 Breast (56.05), & 200 Breast (2:02.00), along with 4 second place finishes, 50 Breast (25.90), 50 Free(22.16), 50 Fly (23.97), & 100 IM (53.07)
Scott Jackson, 35-39, took 4th place in the 100 Breast (1:04.66), 200 Breast (2:22.29), along with 7th in the 400 IM (4:4.46) & 200 IM (2:10.14), and 25th in the 100 Free (52.15)
With only three swimmers participating in the meet they still scored enough points to finish 18th in the Men’s Division with 127 points.
NOVA MASTERS RESULTS INCLUDING SPLITS
Men 35-39 100 Yard Freestyle Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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 25  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA      52.44       52.15        
                25.33       52.15(26.82)

Men 35-39 50 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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 10  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA      31.12       30.09    1.00

Men 35-39 100 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  4  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA    1:05.44     1:04.66    7.00
                30.72     1:04.66(33.94)

Men 35-39 200 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  4  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA    2:24.37     2:22.29    7.00
                31.98     1:08.40(36.42)    1:45.41(37.01)    2:22.29(36.88)

Men 35-39 200 Yard Individual Medley Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  7  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA    2:11.93     2:10.14    4.00
                27.96     1:01.98(34.02)    1:39.78(37.80)    2:10.14(30.36)

Men 35-39 400 Yard Individual Medley Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  7  Jackson, Scott J               38  NOVA    4:49.99     4:44.46    4.00
                30.15     1:03.51(33.36)    1:41.07(37.56)    2:17.97(36.90)
        2:59.24(41.27)    3:39.90(40.66)    4:13.29(33.39)    4:44.46(31.17)

Men 40-44 50 Yard Freestyle Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  2  West, Steve                    41  NOVA      22.20       22.16    9.00

Men 40-44 50 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  2  West, Steve                    41  NOVA      25.69       25.90    9.00

Men 40-44 100 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  1  West, Steve                    41  NOVA      55.79       56.05   11.00
                27.00       56.05(29.05)

Men 40-44 200 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  1  West, Steve                    41  NOVA    2:00.78     2:02.00   11.00
                28.28       59.03(30.75)    1:30.32(31.29)    2:02.00(31.68)

Men 40-44 50 Yard Butterfly Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  2  West, Steve                    41  NOVA      24.26       23.97    9.00

Men 40-44 100 Yard Individual Medley Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  2  West, Steve                    41  NOVA      52.82       53.07    9.00
                25.62       53.07(27.45)

Men 55-59 50 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  1  Von Hoffmann, Gerard           57  NOVA      31.00       28.76   11.00

Men 55-59 100 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  1  Von Hoffmann, Gerard           57  NOVA    1:05.00     1:03.19   11.00
                29.63     1:03.19(33.56)

Men 55-59 200 Yard Breaststroke Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  1  Von Hoffmann, Gerard           57  NOVA    2:26.00     2:21.92   11.00
                31.47     1:07.65(36.18)    1:44.57(36.92)    2:21.92(37.35)

Men 55-59 100 Yard Individual Medley Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  4  Von Hoffmann, Gerard           57  NOVA    1:02.00       59.86    7.00
                28.24       59.86(31.62)

Men 55-59 200 Yard Individual Medley Finals
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 Pl  Name                          Age  Club  Seed Time  Final Time  Points 
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  5  Von Hoffmann, Gerard           57  NOVA    2:15.00     2:12.99    6.00
                27.71     1:04.25(36.54)    1:42.06(37.81)    2:12.99(30.93)

 

 

Nova Masters Finish 4th at 2013 SPMS SCY Championships

SANTA CLARITA, CA – Congratulations to the Nova Masters Swimmers who attended the SPMS Short Course Championships held April 25-27 at the Santa Clarita Swim Center.
Nova finished in 4th place in the final combined team standings behind 3 more local teams. Nova was the top placing team from Orange County.

Top 10 Teams:
1. RoseBowl Masters             2252
2. Ojai Masters                        1925
3. Santa Clarita Masters       1003
4. Nova Masters                  844
5. Conejo Valley Multisports 722
6. Triton Swimming & Tri      482
7. West Hollywood Aquatics 355
8. Mission Viejo Masters       318
9. San Diego Masters               281
10. Southern Cal Aquatics      269

Age Group High Point Awards went to the following Nova swimmers:
Rendy Opydcke (F25-29)
Stephanie Kramer (F35-39)
James “boardshorts” Riddle (M 50-54).

Nova Masters Swimmers who participated:

NOVA Women 18-24 Andrews, Jewelz
NOVA Men 25-29 Arndt, Matthew
NOVA Men 40-44 Bartfay, Joseph
NOVA Women 18-24 Benavidez, Gabby
NOVA Men 60-64 Bush, Richard
NOVA Men 45-49 Collins, Michael
NOVA Men 40-44 Dietrich, Jim
NOVA Men 35-39 Hwang, Wayne
NOVA Men 40-44 Kirker, John
NOVA Women 35-39 Kramer, Stephanie
NOVA Women 18-24 Martz, Courtney
NOVA Women 25-29 Opdycke, Rendy
NOVA Men 30-34 Petkov, Krasi
NOVA Men 50-54 Riddle, James
NOVA Men 75-79 Smethurst, Everett
NOVA Men 50-54 Tongate, Terry
NOVA Men 55-59 Von Hoffmann, Gerard
NOVA Women 50-54 Yanco, Colleen

Full results can be found at:

http://www.swimphone.com/mobile/meets/event_order.cfm?smid=4530

Photos and videos of Nova Swimmers from the meet can be found at:

http://multisportsoc.smugmug.com/Nova-Masters/Meets/2013-SPMS-SC-Championships-at/29216815_fVqnM3#!i=2489829092&k=vC6LF2M

View of a backstroke start at the 2013 SPMS SCY Champs at Santa Clarita

Next up is Long Course and Open Water Season. Look for details on upcoming events soon.

Please mark your calendars to attend the USMS Long Course Nationals at Mission Viejo Aug 7-11 and the 2.4 Open Water Championship at Salt Creek/Laguna Beach on Aug 4.

Pool Open Water Set Video

Check out this short

YouTube Video of Slater Fletcher doing the Pool Open Water practice at WAC on February 20, 2013.

Video Highlights from 2013 Rio Coronda Marathon Swim in Argentina

Lexie passes under the Santa Tome Bridge in the Rio Corondo 57k in ARG.

Lexie passes under the Santa Tome Bridge in the Rio Corondo 57k in ARG.

Click the link below to see some highlights from the 2013 Rio Coronda 57k Marathon Swim race. The race was the second stop on the 2013 FINA Grand Prix Open Water Circuit. It is quite a spectacular event with thousands of fans along the course as well as following the race in “party boats” beating drums, cheering, cranking music, dressing up silly, etc.
Nova Masters swimmer Lexie Kelly is featured in the clips and finished 6th in the female division with a time of 9 hours and 32 minutes.

http://youtu.be/HXMe-w2-dDY

Also check out these great photo galleries from the race:

Lexie Kelly Pics at Rio Coronda Swim

Party Boats at Rio Coronda

Pre-Race Pics at Rio Coronda

Misc Pics at Rio Coronda

Lexie Kelly Finishes 6th at Rio Coronda Fina Grad Prix Open Water Race

SANTA FE, ARGENTINA – Lexie Kelly, 26, who swims for Nova Masters and Newport Beach Swim Team placed 6th ato ne of the most historic marathon swimming events. The Santa Fe to Coronda swim is a 57k race down the Rio Coronda River.

The race is followed by thousands of spectators on boats as well as on the shore throughout the course.

Pics will be posted her shortly.

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