LEGACY OF CHAMPIONS

Celebrating the best and brightest members of our swimming community

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2013
Builder
Paul Jenkins
Comox Valley Aquatic Club
2001
Swimmer
Phyllis Dewar
Vancouver Amateur Swim Club
2000
Swimmer
Wendy Cook-Hogg
Canadian Dolphin Swim Club
2015
Swimmer
Michael Edgson
Nanaimo Riptide Swim Club, University of Victoria, Island Swimming Club
1980
Honorary Olympic Team, Swimmer
Rob Baylis
Canadian Dolphin Swim Club
2002
Swimmer
Bill Mahoney
Canadian Dolphin Swim Club
2005
Builder
Jack Kelso
Ocean Falls Amateur Swim Club, UBC Thunderbirds
1998
Coach
Howard Firby
Vancouver Amateur Swim Club, Canadian Dolphin Swim Club
2006
Swimmer
Ian McKenzie
Ocean Falls Amateur Swim Club, Canadian Dolphin Swim Club
2007
Swimmer
Greg Streppel
University of Victoria / Island Swimming Club

Coaching Athletes to Medals

Born in Winnipeg, Canadian swimming legend, Ron Jacks’ sensational swimming career spans over 60 years – one that began as a kid swimming at the Vancouver YMCA and went on to include 14 Olympics either as a competitor or coach. He set seven Canadian records between 1965 and 1972, plus won Commonwealth and Pan American Games medals swimming freestyle and butterfly. Jacks represented Canada at three Olympics (Tokyo 1964, Mexico City 1968, Munich 1972). He was part of the 4×200-metre freestyle relay that finished fourth in Mexico City. Among his many accomplishments, Jacks has coached athletes to medals at the …

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