General News

We Are Back!

MSQ clubs are extremely happy to be returning to our pools.  After almost three months without water to dive into and a black line to follow, Queensland clubs are rejoicing as venues reopen allowing swimmers their daily swimming fix.  Our

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MS Swimathon Roundup 2019-2020

Masters Swimming Qld & Multiple Sclerosis Qld share the acronym of MSQ but we have far more in common than that! In about 2011 the Cairns Mudcrabs participated in what was most likely the first MS Swimathon followed by other

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Member Profile – Therese Crollick

Thank you to Therese for her many years of dedicated service to MSQ. Therese is a Life Member of MSQ, and has served as MSQ President from 2007-2011, then again in 2020. She was a National Delegate in 2003, 2007-2011,

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Thank you MSQ Volunteers!

This week is National Volunteer Week 2020. Masters Swimming Queensland is extremely fortunate to have so many wonderful members who generously give of their time to assist in a wide variety of ways. Some are committee members that help to

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New MSQ President – Cheryl Brodribb

Welcome to our new Masters Swimming Queensland President, Cheryl Brodribb. Cheryl is a member of the Cairns Mudcrabs and a qualified masters’ coach and technical official. She is a former competitive swimmer, and now volunteers her support in any way

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Swimmer Profile – Ted Bunt

Congratulations to Ted Bunt, our newly elected VP North. Ted has been a masters’ swimmer for 30 years, and is currently the President of the Cairns Clams Masters Swimming Club. He has been instrumental in organising ocean swims, club swim

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Swimmer Profile – Martin Banks

Congratulations to Martin Banks (QUQ), our newly elected Director of Recording. Martin has been involved with Masters Swimming Queensland since joining in 2011. He started the University of Queensland Masters Club and has built it into the strong club it

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Swimmer Profile – Emma Maxwell

Congratulations to Emma Maxwell, our newly elected Director of Risk Management. Emma has been an active member of QUQ University of Queensland Masters since 2015 and has attended many swim meets in this time. Emma has been a committed and

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Cheers to Lockdown!

This witty poem about Covid-19 is by Jan Beaumont from the Starts at 60 Community. Jan is in her 70s and lives in a retirement village in Auckland, New Zealand. She has lived and worked in Canada, the United States

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Swimming Movies

Do you have a little extra downtime for catching up on movies? Whether you want a movie that will make you laugh, cry, think, or a combination of all three, you’ll find swimming movies you’ll love in this collection. Pride

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