We'd like to take a moment to congratulate the members of the Firebelly Family that participated in the 2018 USMS Nationals meet this past weekend. There were a number of top 10 performances and even several USMS National Records :-)


Dave Sims (55)

200 free: 1st place, 1:48.83
100 fly: 1st place, 53.68 – National Record!
200 fly: 1st place, 2:01.59 – National Record!
100 IM: 2nd place, :56.15
200 IM: 1st place, 2:02.25 – National Record! 

Siphiwe Baleka (47)

50 breast: 1st place, 27.10
100 free: 1st place, 47.30
100 IM: 2nd place, 54.03
100 breast: 2nd place, 59.19
50 free: 2nd place, 21.62 

Glenn Gruber (68)

200 free: 5th place, 2:08.32
100 fly: 3rd place, 1:05.33
100 free: 3rd place, 55.80
50 fly: 7th place, 27.69
50 free: 3rd place, 24.89

Kevin Scanlan (63)

200 free: 7th place, 2:04.15
500 free: 9th place, 5:37.26
1650 free: 7th place, 20:00.96 

Paul Reader (42)

200 free: 8th place, 1:50.01
500 free: 5th place, 5:02.72
1000 free: 5th place, 10:47.65

Matt Keller (48)

200 free: 4th place, 1:51.21
500 free: 2nd place, 5:02.93
1000 free: 1st place, 10:32.89 

Mark Urban (48)

50 back: 8th place, 27.30 

Congratulations to all! We are honored that Firebelly could play a part in the training and dedication that it took for these swimmers to achieve what they have.

The Firebelly Team