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Girls 3A state swim and dive championships

November 15th, 2011 at 10:47 am by Chad Coleman

Ciara Hu, of Oak Harbor High School, swims in the final heat of the 200-yard individual medley event during the WIAA 3A girls state swim and dive championship at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way on Saturday, November 12, 2011. I have covered state swimming for many years now at the King County Aquatic Center, and this is only the second time I have been allowed access to the underwater viewing tunnel. I tried for – and was denied – access to the catwalk above the pool for a fresh angle, but don’t worry, I’ll ask again next time… “Pretty please, with sugar on top.” More photos from the meet after the jump…

Swim and Dive | State Championships 2010

February 22nd, 2010 at 4:01 pm by Chad Coleman

The 2A/3A boys swim season finale was held at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way on Saturday. I’ve covered this event for many years now and watched as Mercer Island High School claimed their fifth consecutive 3A team state title. I did have the pleasure of *finally* shooting from the underwater viewing tunnel. NOTE: I’ll be adding more caption info, descriptions and links to the associated stories soon, but wanted to get this posted as they are fresh. More images from above and below water after the jump…