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snookhams
05-24-2009, 09:32 AM
I am so proud of my eldest DS who despite not feeling very well is at a gala this weekend at Pond Forge Sheffield, and broke a County record that has stood for 14 years (since he was 3 years old), I am so pleased for him and he was only .77 of a second of the British/english 17yr olds record.

Cyrano
05-24-2009, 09:40 AM
You are right to feel very proud :)

Goofyish
05-24-2009, 09:57 AM
Well done Daniel :yay:

Pinky166
05-24-2009, 10:01 AM
Well done to your DS. :banana: :banana: :banana:

tennisfan
05-24-2009, 11:34 AM
Well done to your DS:thumbsup2

craigs bride
05-24-2009, 11:39 AM
well done to your Ds:thumbsup2

Lizzy Lemon
05-24-2009, 11:42 AM
Well done on his achievement, .77 of a second off the other record must be so frustrating, if he was feeling 100% he probably would have broken it. Hows the olympic training going?

mandymouse
05-24-2009, 02:21 PM
:banana::banana:That's great, well done to your DS:banana::banana:

florida sun
05-24-2009, 02:27 PM
Well done to your DS, great news:goodvibes

Minniespal
05-24-2009, 02:32 PM
Well done Daniel:woohoo:

Gaynor
05-24-2009, 03:15 PM
That's brilliant, well done to your DS :goodvibes

Tillybud
05-24-2009, 03:37 PM
that's fantastic, well done :cheer2:

BRobson
05-24-2009, 03:41 PM
Amazing - well done to your DS :thumbsup2

You must be so proud!

higgy66
05-25-2009, 07:06 AM
That's so weird that you posted - I was just thinking a few days ago we hadn't heard from you for a while regarding your son. So pleased he's still doing well :thumbsup2

snookhams
05-25-2009, 10:35 AM
thanks everyone - Daniel is really pleased although a bit dissappointed that some of his other swims this weekend were not as good, but hey you can't do everything. We now have about 8 weeks hard training until Nationals at the end of July, with 10 events and 2 relays it will be a buisy time, so we need to prepare correctly. Lots of good food, early nights and hard training!!!! this is a 17yr old we are talking about so that means burgers, 4 am and 'do I have to train today' - no really he knows what he has to do and we just need to get focussed and he will do his best.

Goofyish
05-25-2009, 02:46 PM
I used to go on holiday with a family from Leicester who were really into swimming. The mother was a swimming coach for the local Leicester club (Penguins I think?) and the son was a really good swimmer. I think he went on to be an England coach - his name is Paul Bush.

Ware Bears
05-25-2009, 04:55 PM
Well done to Daniel! :thumbsup2

Snowy-girls
05-26-2009, 06:58 AM
:cheer2: Well Done Daniel :cheer2:

You have every right to be proud :goodvibes.x.