The Nanaimo White Rapids made some noise last month at a good old-fashioned hootenanny. The local summer swim club had a contingent of athletes at the North Vancouver Cruisers Hootenanny July 9-10, and several Rapids finished with top-three results:
Div. 1 – Tayden De Pol, third, 100-metre individual medley, second, 50m freestyle, first, 50m backstroke.
Div. 5 – Nora Loyst, third, 100m back; Chris Yates, second, 200m IM, first, 50m free, first, 100m back, third, 100m breast.
Div. 6 – Catherine Carriere Der, third, 200m IM, third, 100m butterfly; Owen Simpson, second, 200m fly.
Div. 7 – Vanessa Yates, first, 100m fly, second, 100m back.