Swimming Australia has confirmed the event dates for its national competition schedule leading into the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next year, with the domestic calendar set to play a vital role in the athletes’ preparation.
The madcap crew from Bondi Rescue, Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid and Ryan Clarke also known as Whippet, take on the world and Richie McCaw in the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast challenge - a 243km race from one side of New Zealand to the other.
Auckland swimmer Sebastien Priscott and Nelson's Abbey Smale were the overall winners of the national Banana Boat Ocean Swim Series, after the season was cut from seven races to four due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
Swimming New Zealand hosted the 2019 SNZ Awards last week. The awards were originally planned to be awarded during the 2020 Aon Open championships, however, due to the current situation - the event was postponed.