Jess Awarded Honours for Both Open Water Swimming & Competitive Swimming

Edenvale High awarded Jessica Burgess with school honours for both Open Water swimming and Competitive Pool Swimming. She adds these accolades to her full Eastern provincial colours for Open Water Swimming, and Colt Swimming Colours for competitive swimming. Jessica is a Matric student, and ESP Kempton swimmer. She recently returned from The Open Water Nationals held in Cape Town two weeks ago. She came 17th out of more than 70 swimmers in the 3km event. Jess is a multi awarded provincial representative in a variety of aquatic sports. In the last 4 years she has represented competitive swimming. Open Water Swimming for the past 3. Jess obtained 2ndPlace at the Platinum Mile and 4th at He

Ashleigh Competes For Level 3 Nationals

Ashleigh is the first swimmer from ESP to compete at Level 3 Nationals, in the past few years. While several swimmers have qualified in the past, they have moved on to places such as New Zealand, leaving us with no representation at this event. Ashleigh swam in 8 events, finalled in the 100m butterfly and swum her Personal Best Times. Ash was awarded the senior victrix ludorum and full colours for swimming at the end of last year. She currently holds 2 provincial records, and is the girls swimming team captain at Edenglen for 2015.

Level 2 & 3 Nationals

15 Aquatic Academy swimmers represented ESP at the recent Level 2 Northern Regionals that were swum at the Delville Pool over 4 days. Once again there were teams from Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, as well as all the clubs from Gauteng and Mpumalanga. This team was high spirited and had fun even though the weather was cold and wet. This year our “legend numero uno” is Kyle Mckenzie . Kyle faced his races like an Olympian. He was tired from competing in many heats and finals, but managed to push his feelings aside to continue. Kyle made 7 finals and won 3 medals (1 silver and 2 bronze). Other finalists include Savannah Mitchell(5 finals), Jess Burgess (1), Murray Copeland(2), Cole

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