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Focus Northwest

Visual stories from the Eastside and the Pacific Northwest by Chad Coleman

Posts Tagged ‘Swimming’

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…

Summer time at Idylwood Park in Redmond

July 15th, 2010 at 1:55 pm by Chad Coleman

“Could you get me some summer time photos from Idylwood Park?” asks my editor. Some days it’s just that easy, and I always appreciate an assignment out in the sunshine in the beautiful Pacific Northwest weather. Here are to panoramic images of the Idylwood Park swimming are that were stitched together in Photoshop. Enjoy!