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Monday OCTOBER 12th, 2009

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Monday OCTOBER 12th, 2009


Jay McDonald, 52, from Wimberley TX passed away on Saturday October 10th. He had a heart attack while playing tennis. Jay is survived by his wife Laurie, 5 children & many friends. At the 2008 SCY Nationals in Austin Jay went 27.39 in the 50 breast breaking the 50 - 54 Mens National Record. In years past, Jay swam and coached, he was a kind person and a good friend.

Jay McDonald’s Funeral Services are
Saturday October 17th 11:26 am at
Cypress Creek Church at 211 Stillwater in Wimberley, TX http://www.cypresscreekchurch.com
church phone number (512) 847-1222‎
Jay’s Life Celebration Reception is after the service at the church.

Google Map for Directions
http://tinyurl.com/CypressCreekChurch

Laurie Mcdonald
14 Overbrook Ct
Wimberley, TX 78676

Haven't seen his obituary in the paper yet.



Postal 5 & 10 k results are out.

5k Preliminary Results for Swimmers


10k Preliminary Results for Swimmers


Next MEET:
2009 SPMA Short Course Meters Championships
December 4th - 6th, 2009 at Long Beach
http://www.spma.net/meetforms/2009/lbgscm.htm


52 Days till Long Beach


Weights SUNDAY World Gym: 5:00 pm
bench press 8 x 135 5 x 195 6 x 185 5 x 185
lat press 8 x 40 8 x 45 8 x 50 6 x 55 4 x 60
lat pull 8 x 167 8 x 197 5 x 207 4 x 215


TODAYS SWIM PRACTICE

SCY no blocks
6:30 - 8:00
whitney coached
UT Swim Center main pool
Swam with Larry Nate, Mark & Erin a grad student from Australia who swam for Washington went 16:11 in the 1650
Beside tyler & todd

WORE lycra brief

Warm-up
4 rounds of
125 fr, 75 k, & 50 IM

Main Set

assigned: 6 rounds of
3 x 150, then 50 easy
R1 on 1:55, round 2 on 1:50, round 3 on 1:45
DID: swam all of rounds 1, 2, & 3
modified rounds 4, 5 & 6
3 x (2 x 50) will 6 or more SDKs off each wall
went around 30's

assigned: 10 x 100 with fins
odds fr swim on 1:05
evens K on 1:20
DID:
odds: 50 FR
evens 100 k NO FINS

50 easy

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Updated October 13th, 2009 at 04:12 PM by ande

Categories
Swim Workouts , Strength Training and Dryland Workouts

Comments

  1. 's Avatar
    Sorry to hear about your friend. 27.39 is smokin' fast for anyone of any age. Sounds like he was quite a swimmer and an even better person.
  2. rtodd's Avatar
    Ande,

    Sorry to hear that tragic news, with five kids and all, that's rough. It's upsetting that being active does not rule out this kind of thing.

    Did you kick with fins on that set? If you did, what kind?
  3. ande's Avatar
    Hey M,
    Jay was very surprised that he broke the record, he barely trained for the meet & was a bit over weight. He swam way faster than he expected to. He wore a speedo PRO hineck suit.

    Hey R,
    I wasn't real close to Jay. I knew him through swimming, then he worked a few years in my office. He was a nice guy, always cheerful.