Spring Training Practice Notices
JD's - Mondays and Thursdays 6-7:30pm, Saturdays 10-11:30am - Track
High School Middle Distance - Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-7pm, Saturdays 10-11:30am - Track *** except for Saturday March 15th - Stanley Park race or workout
Ocean Athletics Rain Jackets are available for sizing at the Track. Youth jackets will be $68 Adult jackets will be $76 Jackets must be pre-ordered. Final week to order Rain Jackets. Please bring payment (cheque made out to Ocean Athletics) by Saturday March 15 practice. We will not be stocking jackets.
Deon Clifford was awarded the MEAC (Mid Eastern Atlantic Conference) outstanding male Track athlete with his 5000m win Friday night (15:10.94), 3000m win Saturday (8:44.10), 2nd place finish in the mile (4:24.81) and his contribution to Florida A&M's win in the distance medley. Newspaper article on Deon and full meet results can be found here.
Kamloops van Ryswyk Invitational Indoor and Inaugrual BC Masters Indoor Championships
BC Masters Indoor Champions Len van Ryswyk 60m, PV and 60mH, Chris Niwinski HJ, 60m and 200m,, Coach Don, Shot Put, and President Brad Smith silver in the 1500m
Our high schoolers Chloe Alkema and Glen Johnston both had big PB’s in their Pole Vaults with Chloe taking the silver (2.80m) and Glen the gold( 3.80m)
Our JD’s also had a very successful weekend:
13G Cayla Smith gold 60m & 1200m, Adelia Bailey silver 800m
12G Samantha Ogbeiwi gold 60m & 300m, Nicolett Duchesne gold 60mH, Shot Put & Long Jump
12B Chris Gan gold 60m, Long Jump & High Jump
Connor Gan had a great start to his JD competition years with a gold in the Sunday Triathlon that included an outstanding shot put of 5.15m Full results here.
4th Annual Jerome Indoor - Ocean Athletics captures Eaton Cup for 2nd year in a row!!
Eaton Cup for the highest scoring club
- Ocean Athletics 312 points
- Vancouver Thunderbirds 164.5 points
- NorWesters 148 points
Congratulations coaches and athletes for performances at the Jerome Indoor. A great start to the 2014 season. Many exciting Ocean moments including Jessica Williams' anchor leg of the Midget Girls 4x200m relay that brought the high jump to a standstill so they could see if she could indeed come from behind to take the win, new meet records by Danielle Steer (midget girls 600m) and Jessica Williams (midget girls 300m), Liam McKays spectacular kick to take the open 600m, Jake Hanna's strong win in the youth 300m, Chris Niwinski strong masters performance in the High Jump, and many more. Complete results here !
UW High School Invitational
Our vaulters travelled to Seattle last weekend to compete in the first annual U of Washington High School Invitational. both Chloe and Glen demonstrated that their winter training is progressing well and they are well on their way to a good 2014 season.
Chloe Alkema 2.45m, Glen Johnston 3.35m
Founded in March of 2006, Ocean Athletics is a track and field club offering training and coaching for athletes ages 9+. We have 200 members with 12 qualified coaches in the areas of sprints, throws, distance and jumps.
In the spring of 2012, five Rotary Clubs came together to help Ocean Athletics and the City of Surrey to build a storage shed that now houses our pole vault, high jump and throwing equipment. Thank you to:
- Rotary Club of White Rock Millennium
- Rotary Club of White Rock Peace Arch
- Rotary Club of White Rock Peninsula
- Rotary Club of Semiahmoo (White Rock)
- Rotary Club of White Rock
If you would like to get to know our club, you are welcome to join us for one trial workout (schedule). Introduce yourself to one of the coaches dressed in Ocean Athletics wear.