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GCST swimmers are having oustanding swims at the 2024 Southern Zone Open Water Championships at Barren River State Park in KY. SUNDAY: Karter Seluk, and Katia Bushko were part of the 1st place 14 & Under Girls Team Pursuit. Gio Medina, Parker Seluk, Josef Florek, Ben Lopez, and Kallen Garnier-Chan were part of scoring FL Team Pursuits. SATURDAY: Karter Seluk finished 3rd in the 13-14 Girls 5K Race. Kallen Garnier-Chan won the 11-12 Boys 2K race. More results soon! FRIDAY: Karter Seluk, and Katia Bushko were part of the 1st...

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Naples Meet Results: Event Winners: Cadence Fort (4), Daniel Mayo (1), Grayson Mondragon (7), Amelia Sanderson (2). Swimmers with ALL Best Times: Connor Graves GCST Results w/improvement and FLAGS cuts Full Meet Results

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GCST placed 7 swimmers on the Florida Open Water Zone Team based on their finishes at the 2024 Florida Open Water Championships held on April 13th at Fort Myers Beach. 11-12 Boys - Kallen Garnier-Chan 13-14 Girls - Katia Bushko, and Karter Seluk 13-14 Boys - Ben Lopez 15-16 Boys - Gio Medina and Parker Seluk Open Boys - Josef Florek FL OW Zone Team Head Coach - Don Henshaw Congratulations to these swimmers and good luck at the Southern Zone Championships on May 31- June 2, 2024 at Lucas,...

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As the temperatures climb we will be experiencing thunderstorms soon. Parents must be avialable in the event we get a lightning warning and have to leave the pool. Swimmers cannot stay in the facility. Make sure a parent is there to pick them up or make arrangements for your child to get into someone's car of your choosing. We have lightning detection systems at all of our pools. Our coaches also monitor Weatherbug, and The Weather Channel apps as well as local news / weather apps. Wondering about pratice cancellations...

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Gabby Botello, Grayson Mondragon, and Kallen Garnier-Chan won High Point awards at the GCST Spring Invite. Gabby won the 8 & Under Girls award, Grayson won the 10 & Under Boys award, and Kallen won the 11-12 Boys award. Event Winners: Gabby Botello, Anna Bushko, Katia Bushko, Kallen Garnier-Chan, Lexi Jaquins, Sarah Kirby, James Mayo Reynoso, Grayson Mondragon, Ellie Ruiz, and Jonathan Ruiz. All Best Times: Gabby Botello, Bryce Crawford, Colton Graves, Connor Graves, Chase Hemmersmeyer, Colton Hemmersmeyer, Lexi Jaquins, Hadley LaFluer, Jude Maus, Jonathan Ruiz, Mia Thomas, Caroline Tibbetts,...

The afternoon high temperatures are rising quickly as we move into Spring and then Summer. All GCST swimmers should bring an insulated cooler to practice filled with ice and a Gatorade and water 50/50 mix for good hydration. Small clear coolers / jugs are not acceptable as they heat up quickly. Disposable, plastic water bottle are not allowed as they heat up quickly and are left behind on the deck after practice.

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GCST claimed the 2nd place Team Title at the 2024 FL Open Water Championships at Ft. Myers Beach, FL on April 13, 2024. Event Winners. Cadence Fort won the Open Girls 5k, Katia Bushko won the 13-14 Girls 5k, and Kallen Garnier-Chan won the 11-12 Boys 2K. Top 8 Finishes included Keanu Garnier-Chan 8th Open Boys 5K, Gio Medina 3rd in the 15-16 Boys 5K, Parker Seluk 5th in the 15-16 Boys 5K, Jonathan Ruiz 5th in the 13-14 Boys 5K, Grayson Mondragon 2nd in the 10 & Under Boys...

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Check out our Top Times lists. See where you rank with our best. Top 10 All-Time, Top 10 Seasonal, and Athletes Best Times are now updated here.

Don Henshaw

GCST Records broken at 2024 Spring Flags: Stella Hellie - 10 & Under Girls 100 Breaststroke 1:21.03. Sarah Kirby - 13-14 Girls 50 Free 25.20. Kallen Garnier-Chan - 11-12 Boys 50 Back 28.60, and 200 Back 2:08.48. TEAM RECORDS

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Great weekend for our GCST 14 and Under swimmers at 2024 FLAGS South Kallen Garnier-Chan won the 11-12 Boys High Point Award with 1st place finishes in the 1000 Free, 200 Free, 100 Back, 500 Free, and 100 Free. Grayson Mondragon is the event winner in the 10 & Under Boys 200 IM, and 100 Fly. GCST had Top 8 finishes in the following relays: 11-12 Boys 200 Medley 7th, 13-14 Girls 800 Free 6th, 11-12 Boys 200 Free 8th, 10 & Under Girls 200 Medley 4th, and 10 &...