National Pride for TSS 2018

National Pride for TSS 2018

The 2018 edition of the British Swimming Championships has just concluded, with three Tad swimmers, Tom Carswell, Ellie Walker and Abby Parkinson, in action. There are a fair few flavours of “national” events in swimming, and this event is at the top of the pile, serving as the selection gala for the GB senior and…

Yorkshire Champs February 2018

Yorkshire Champs February 2018

      The Yorkshire Champs have just concluded, spread over three weekend at Leeds and Sheffield. As a result of further progress since last year by the swimmers, there has been “grade inflation” to the extent that PBs and qualifying times for NERs etc. are no longer enough to warrant an individual mention as…

National Success for Tadcaster

National Success for Tadcaster

Despite the start of the new football season, the really big sporting news in the last week or so has been the Tadcaster campaign in the summer national championships at Ponds Forge. Tom Carswell flew the flag on his own for Tadcaster last year, but this year had company as Ellie Walker and Abby Parkinson…

Yorkshire Championships 2016

Yorkshire Championships 2016

The Yorkshire Championships have been running throughout February, with 35 swimmers from Tadcaster taking to their blocks in 94 different individual events with 20 relay quartets also in action. The swimmers appeared to have had at least one extra Weetabix for breakfast on race days, as 50 Pbs were recorded in the individual events (42…