Puerto Rico

5 days until offical training in Rio

Hey Everyone, 

Well, it has been about a week an a half since we have been training here in San Juan and I must say it’s been an intense, yet gratifying camp so far! We have taken a new approach towards this competition, mainly being that we are really starting to simulate what it will be like swimming in Rio. For example, here in Puerto Rico we have a half open pool, giving us a bit of the feeling of swimming outside with the sun as well as some wind which is a force that we don’t get to feel on a daily basis. It has been a great team building experience to work through each situation we have faced, as well as some we might face in the future. 

  
We have also taken some large steps forward as we are finally finding that “sweet spot” we need to compete at our best. A sense of unity is rising within us. For all of us, even for our last olymian on the team, having to qualify is a new experience. It has been an uphill battle, both mentally and physically, to prepare ourselves for an event of such magnitude, and what an amazing feeling it is! We are finally here!!! We have been training our entire lives for this moment. The chance to compete at the Olympic Level for our country, in front of some of our biggest supporters is something that will live with us beyond these qualifiers as well as beyond the Olympic Games. We are in complete control of this journey, knowing that we have done everything in our power to get us to this stage of our careers. We are going to go in fighting, never doubting that we are fully prepared for this challenge. 

After a great tech swim in Puerto Rico
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We have arrived!ย 

13 days to Qualifier

After a very early morning and a long wait to get through customs (almost missing our flight), we have arrived in Puerto Rico!!! What a beautiful place to be preparing for our trip to Rio. 

Because of yesterday’s travel, we have been given the morning to relax and explore. We swam in the ocean, looked for fish, and are currently laying in a hammocks listening to the waves pass by. 

This afternoon will be our 1st trip to our training pool as well as our 1st practice in San Juan! We are extremely excited and ready to get this Camp underway. 

The team and I will be sending updates as everything unfolds, stay tuned!!! 

C

  

Thank you

17 days to Qualifier

THANK YOU. Two amazing words that I must send out into the universe today after such a fantastic show of love and support for our team. We are so humbled to be living this journey and without all of you (beautiful people) we would not have made it as far as we have. 

It’s difficult to really see everything that is happening behind the scenes every day, especially when you’re in your own little world at the pool 24/7. Our team has been working incredibly hard to make our dreams come true and sometimes we don’t think about how big our dreams really are! I mean, the Olympics; yeah we’ve been talking about it since we could speak, but what goes in to something this intense is much more than any of us could have imagined. Not the physical part, that we all expected, but how much of this dream depends on YOU, the fans, is so inspiring.

The amount of support we recieved yesterday was extremely motivational, to say the least. We are not only doing this for us, we are doing this for the next generation, for a love of the sport, for ALL of the people who have helped us get to this point in our lives. It takes a village and we are so incredibly grateful to be at the recieving end of it. 

In the next few weeks, we will be taking the next step towards our Olympic Dream. We’ve got a tough road ahead of us, but our determination and passion for this sport will get us through anything that is thrown our way. Please keep us in your hearts and minds as we make final preparations for the Qualifier!

GO CANADA GO!!!!! 

P.S Happy Love Day!!!!! Even if it is -25…….. ๐Ÿ™‚ 

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20 days

20 days until the Qualifier

Hey Everyone

Great things are happening!! We have made some incredible progress this week and I am so incredibly proud of the team. In 2 days we will be debuting our new ‘Fire and Ice’ Routine for all of our fans to see. We have taken a very different approach to creating this routine and we are hopingย that you can see how hard we have worked as well as the depth we’ve ย gone to create something truly breathtaking.

Check out this short video…. Do you think we can draw you in???

C.

Fire & Ice Watershow

27ย days to the Qualifier

Hey Everyone!!

Very exciting news!!! Today, we invite you to be part of our “Send off Show” as we prepare for our Qualification trip to Rio in March. We have been working incredibly hard to bring some new routines to the fans and that is exactly what we will be sharing with you!!

On Saturday February 13 at 11am, we will perform our Tech Routine as well as our inspiring, brand new Fire & Ice Free Routine for the first time publicly. All synchronized swimming fans are cordially invited to attend. Please reserve your seats for the event atย www.synchro.ca/fire-and-ice.

The more, the merrier!! There will also be time to visit with the athletes at 12pm.

Hope to see you there!!

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