TNT qualifiers included Katherine Bristow, Sam Hansen, Nathan Rhea and Joshua Tabers.
Our four senior swimmers traveled to Irvine, California this past weekend to compete at the cash meet, Speedo Grand Challenge, held there. Over 500 swimmers appeared, including USA Olympic Team 4 x 100 freestyle relay anchor phenomenon, Jason Lezak. Sixteen year old Sam Hansen maintains a 100% improvement by dropping nearly a half second in the 100 meter breaststroke (1:15.59), nearly two seconds in the 200 breaststroke (2:40.00) and nearly four seconds in the 200 IM (2:24.47). Seventeen year old Katherine Bristow competed in the 200 IM (2:42.38) and 50 free (29.59) while fourteen year old Nathan Rhea competed in the 100 breast (1:14.62), 200 breast (2:42.68) and 100 backstroke (1:11.21). Hanford swimmer, sixteen year old Joshua Tabers competed in the 200 back (2:25.41), 100 back (1:05.90) and 100 freestyle (58.51) events. Our highest place finishes went to Sam Hansen (32nd in the 200 breaststroke) and Nathan Rhea (32nd in the 100 breaststroke).