Award winners, left to right: Abby Giles, Jake Kluss, Gabriel Ungehojer (front row), Avery Back, Chloe Meek, head coach Mike Christensen and Nolen Knox. (Contributed Photo)

Award winners, left to right: Abby Giles, Jake Kluss, Gabriel Ungehojer (front row), Avery Back, Chloe Meek, head coach Mike Christensen and Nolen Knox. (Contributed Photo)

Terrace Bluebacks Swim Club celebrate athletes with banquet

The swim team completes season after one-year hiatus due to pool closure

The Terrace Bluebacks Swim Club held their annual Year End Awards and Banquet Night to celebrate their swimmers on June 9.

The Competitor of the Year title was given to Nolen Knox, who achieved the most combined points at swim meets from the entire season.

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Jake Kluss was recognized as the Male Athlete of the Year, with Avery Back as the Female Athlete of the Year.

The Rookie of the Year award was taken by Abby Giles, who demonstrated high performance, commitment in both skill and race in her first year of competitive swimming.

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Their last competition of the season took place in Kitimat at the Spring Invitational Meet in May, where both Bluebacks swimmers Emma Emma Kuirinlahti and Gabriel Ungehojer took home bronze medals.


 


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Emma Kuirinlahti and Gabriel Ungehojer both won bronze medals at the Spring Inivitation Meet in Kitimat in May. (Contributed Photo)

Emma Kuirinlahti and Gabriel Ungehojer both won bronze medals at the Spring Inivitation Meet in Kitimat in May. (Contributed Photo)