Dedication, determination, and the drive to succeed define the character of the approximately 250 athletes who are part of the award-winning Tualatin Hills Thunderbolt swim club. In the pool, at home and at school, Thunderbolt swimmers are on their way to becoming champions in life.
Tualatin Hills is one of the oldest, most successful, and well-respected teams in the Northwest. Our athletes compete at the local, regional, national and international level. Thunderbolt alumni include multiple national, NCAA and international competitors, as well as National Team members and Olympic medalists. We're incredibly proud of our inspiring and motivated swimmers as well as our outstanding success record.
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Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno, head masters coach with the Conejo Simi Aquatics program, offers tips for better swimming performance. Includes high quality under water video to illustrate proper swim form.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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