August 2, 2008
Skennars Head swimmer Jacqueline Freney’s lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games is well on target, with strong performances at three meets since 16-year-old was chosen in the team in April.
Jacqueline’s performance since her selection include:
July 31, 2008
Even he seems to agree. No doubt with tongue in cheek, Adam, in his Swimming Australia bio (see below), describes himself as a ‘short old man’.
April 23, 2008
Starting out with a very small number of ocean swimmers swimming for charity, the Winter Whales Ocean Swim has now over 1200 participants with numbers continuing to rise every year.
The Ocean Swim Classic is 2.2 km swim from Wategoes Beach to Main Beach, Byron Bay.
The swimmers swim around the headland, past The Pass, and up to Main Beach.
April 4, 2008
Skennars Head swimmer Jacqueline Freney has qualified as a member of the Australian Paralympic team to compete at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
Jacqueline secured her position in the team after competing at the Telstra Australian Open Swimming Championships and placing second in the Women’s Open 50m freestyle and fourth in the Women’s Open 100m freestyle mulitidisability.
Jacqueline has lived in Casino most of her life before recently moving to Skennars Head.
She has been competing at local Far North Coast Swimming carnivals since she was six years old.