Soon Madison will enter her first Hackney Aquatics Club Championships, which are held with a fun and furiously fast concept but don’t forget that long-distance is the bread and butter of all good swimmers.
This is so exciting that there is an opportunity to swim in Ponds Forge pool for a level 1 meet in January and they only accept the fastest entrants, probably lots of scratches to slower applicants. Well, there are some competitions to get faster times to come before the closing date of the Derby meet. There is the
We’ll definitely have time to improve FINA points and best times prior to the closing date for the Middlesex County Championships, which is in November already. Next year, Madison will have to swim in Juniors for the first time as she’ll be 14 next year.
The Gators meet at the Aquatics Centre in January already gives a good opportunity to polish up on those regional times for next year too.
Madison was very brave to attend this competition because she sprained her wrist 3 days before and had lots of ice packs. Of course she was slower than her PB and could not improve her speed but still maintained the competitive spirit.