Town Square

Post a New Topic

Pursuing perfection

Original post made on Jun 30, 2012

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously mime with their hands while treading water, hold their legs in the air with heads submerged and lift teammates skyward — all while trying to hold a smile.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 22, 2012, 12:00 AM

Comments (3)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 30, 2012 at 6:02 am

Read this article with interest and was hoping that there would be a follow up this week with news on how they did?

Are there any chance any of them are Olympic bound?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by palo alto mom
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 30, 2012 at 9:28 am

These are younger girls than would be competing in the olympics, there are just 2 US girls competing in the Olympics in Syncro this year.

Web Link


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Mum
a resident of Gunn High School
on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm

As an update the Circus team won silver and the Irish team won bronze for age group nationals out of 47 teams. These girls will be the future for US Synchro and are working towards spots for the 2020 Olympics.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Ray Rice and Domestic Violence
By Chandrama Anderson | 16 comments | 1,517 views

Company partners with Coupa Cafe to launch mobile payment app
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,514 views

For the Love of Pie
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,119 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 9 comments | 963 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 909 views