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Western Zone Swim Championships Come To Roseville
California Capital Aquatics (CCA), a premier USA Swimming Olympic development swim team located in Roseville, has been selected to host the 2017 Western Zone Age Group Championships. Placer Valley Tourism (PVT) is thrilled to partner with CCA to bring an event of this caliber to the Roseville Aquatics Complex... Read more
CA Synchro Swimmers Dominate Mediterranean Cup Nationals
California swimmers scored big time in Portugal at the U.S. 13-15 National Synchronized Swimming Team where Team USA won bronze in the team final Sunday on the final day of the Mediterranean Cup. It was the second bronze medal for the U.S. at the event. Yara Elian and Nicole Goot... Read more
US Synchronized Swimmers leave You Hungary for More
Team USA placed 11th in the team tech preliminary Tuesday at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Liz Corman)   California Swimmers Dominate as US Finishes 11th overall in Team Tech at FINA World Championships   BUDAPEST, Hungary – The U.S. synchronized swimming team finished 11th in the... Read more
Walnut Creek Aquanuts Medal at Synchronized Swimming Jr. Olympics
The Walnut Creek Aquanuts finished a fifth day of competition in Riverside, CA at the U.S. Junior Olympics where they competed against the top age group athletes in the country. Two hundred and fifty 11-12 year olds and three hundred and seventy one 13-15 year olds have completed the... Read more
Walnut Creek Aquanut Synchro Swimmers Go International This Summer!
The Walnut Creek Aquanuts competitive program is proud to send swimmers ages 11-17 all over the world this summer! 20 members head to the Junior Olympics in Riverside, California June 31-July 8 to compete against top teams from around the country. The club’s 13-15A team will compete at the... Read more
USA Wins Gold with Aquamaids in Team at  Synchro America Open 
Team USA’s mixed duet places first in tech; 3 Olympians place on Olympic Day  The U.S. senior national team won gold and its mixed duet placed first in tech Friday at the Synchro America Open presented by Le Rêve – The Dream. Swimming to an African theme that included songs from... Read more
Alvarez, Woroniecki Finish 8th in Tokyo
The U.S. duet scored 83.5000 points in the duet free to place eighth at the Japan Open. Combined with Saturday’s 81.8864 score in duet tech, they finished eighth overall with 165.3864 points. Host Japan won gold with 183.1054 points, followed by Canada (177.9450) and Greece (173.6279).     2017... Read more
Dzurko Named to Synchronized Swim Junior Worlds National Team
US Performance Academy student, Nikki Dzurko, has been named to the Junior Worlds National Team for the sport of synchronized swimming. A two-phase process with women from all over the country competing, gaining a spot on the National Team to represent the USA is challenging. Dzurko has been with... Read more
Santa Clara Aquamaids Challenge the Best at 2015 Junior China Open in Beijing
   Beijing, China (August 16, 2015) – Ten Santa Clara Aquamaids swimmers ages 16-18 competed in the 2015 China Synchronized Swimming Junior Open Championships in Beijing August 13-16 and ended on a high note on all fronts. The meet included over 300 athletes from several Asia countries and territories including... Read more
Aqua Force: Influential Bay Area Synchronized Clubs
Two Bay Area swim clubs helped pioneer synchronized swimming, and remain a major national influence.   Here in the Bay Area, when we think of the success of our sports teams, a quick rundown of Super Bowls, World Series, and even the odd NBA championship may conjure up great... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Maggie Steffens – Water Polo
In her senior year at Monte Vista-Danville, it was already evident that Maggie Steffens was going places. Two years later she wears an Olympic gold medal in water polo. This is our cover feature from Oct. 28, 2010. Maggie Steffens doesn’t get nervous. Not in the pool, anyway. Not... Read more