We can't be sure when exactly Dave Duveneck acquired the nickname "Super Dave", but more than a few of his teammates have referred to him that way over his many years swimming with CalM--and with SCAM before that (and even before that with BAM). It's a fitting moniker, not only for his--to put it modestly--above average athletic abilities and exploits, but for several other … [Read more...] about David Duveneck–“Super Dave”
Archives for January 2019
CalM Advisory Board Meeting Minutes Thursday, January 9, 2019 2696 Virginia Street, Berkeley (Steve’s house) (8:00pm-9:00pm) Attending: Steve Washburn (Chair), Ben Swiggett (Meet Director), Leo Lozano (Social), Kai Stoeckenius (Communications), Laura Feeney and Meeti Sudhami (Members-at-Large); guests Mikaela Wapman and Ben Chun (guests) 1. Discussion of objectives of the … [Read more...] about Advisory Board meeting, Jan. 10, 2019
Hola Cal Masters! Reminder we will run Holiday Schedule tomorrow!Reminder Mon Jan 21 MLK Day 7,8,9am at GB only We will run Holiday Schedule (7,8,9am) on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No midday or evening workouts.Updated Long Course Tentative schedule for LCM practices this semesterSun Feb 3 8:15-9:45am at Spieker Sun Feb 17 … [Read more...] about Update from Coach Gaku
[Our own Lisa Martinovic unearthed this interesting article from Outside magazine. Welcome news for us mid-day swimmers! (Mind you, we are not dispensing medical advice here.)]Is sunscreen the new margarine? … [Read more...] about Is sunscreen the new margarine?
[Apropos of only the weather--but it's a good reason to reach for the Bard. Some have interpreted this as a call to persist in the face on inevitable headwinds.] When that I was and a little tiny boy... (Feste's song) from Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare When that I was and a little tiny boy,With hey, ho, the wind and the rain,A foolish thing was but a toy,For the … [Read more...] about …For the rain it raineth every day.