KZN School Swim Champs 2018

KZN School Swim Champs 2018

School Swim Champs

School swim Champs KwaZulu Natal (KZN) – January and February 2018 – a first for Monica

January through to March is usually a quiet time on the swimming front.  We only swim a couple of Age group galas.

These months are, however, very busy months for school-going learners.  The schools start in January with inter-house galas.  They choose teams to represent the respective schools in Districts based on the outcome of their inter-hours galas.

The selected teams swim respective Districts galas – each district selects a team to compete at the KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Provincial schools championships.

KZN Schools selects a team to represent the Province at the annual National Schools Championship.

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Swimming with Olympian Michelle Weber

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Swim with an Olympian

Swimming with Olympian Michelle Weber in January 2018

Dad and I drove down for the December holidays after a very tiring KZN Premier champs.  Our trip takes us from Durban on the East Coast, through the Free State to the Western Cape with a one-night stopover at Colesburg (half way).  Mom is working in Cape Town on contract and we will spend Christmas with Granny in a small place called Dwarskersbos, 12 km from Velddrif.

The first day is an eight-hour drive and we arrive safely in Colesburg.  The next day will be a nine-hour drive to Dwarskersbos.  It is very sad to see how dry it is everywhere.
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