MEGAN POSS, SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMER EXTRAORDINAIRE

MEGAN POSS
Name: Megan Poss
Hometown: Waterloo, Ont.
Resides: Montreal, Qc
Current Club/Training Site: Montreal Synchro
Events: Solo, Duet, Team
Years on National Team: 3

Despite her family living in Waterloo, Megan made the decision to move to Montreal and train with the Montreal Synchro Club. She has maintained an over-90% average during her studies here and yet still has found the time to volunteer as a peer tutor for the Learning Centre.

She has set a number of goals for the future which include helping Canada succeed internationally, going to university and travelling.


LATEST UPDATE: July, 2005: Megan competes with Canadian world team in the 2005 FINA championships in Montreal. See a great photo of Megan from La Presse of July 21, 2005. Also, Megan wins 2004-2005 Sport-Études scholarship award at Vanier College for 2nd year in a row.
PREVIOUS UPDATE:
October 17, 2004:
Megan achieves one of her major goals with her selection to Canada's Synchronized Swimming National "A" team. Synchro Canada website.
PREVIOUS UPDATE:
Megan wins 2003-2004 Sport-Études scholarship award at Vanier College. Read more and see photos.

Results from recent events:


2005
Member of Canada World Team that advanced from 5th place in the world in 2004 to being judged 4th place in the FINA 2005 Championships.

2003
U.S. Open: 1st Team, 2nd Duet, 2nd Solo
Nationals: 2nd Solo, 1st Duet, 3rd Figures

2002
Junior Worlds: 2nd Combo, 3rd team
National Championships: 1st Team, 1st Duet, 4th Solo, 4th Figures
Eastern Divisionals: 1st Team, 1st Duet, 1st Figures, 2nd Solo, 2nd Combo

2001
National Championships: 4th Team, 7th Duet

2000
National Championships: 6th Team

1999
National Championships: 3rd Duet, 5th Solo, 5th Figures, 6th Team


PHOTOS


Here's Megan shows her winning style in her duet
performance with partner Isabelle Rampling that won a
silver medal at the 2003 US Open held in Washington.


At that same meet, Megan won a
silver medal in the solo competition.


Megan also won a gold medal at the
2003 US Open in the team competition.


Megan accepts 2003-2004 Sports-Etudes award. From left to right, we see
Ian Macarthur, co-winner Andrea Petrucci, Megan Poss and Bonnie Russell.



This amazing shot, (yes, that's Megan at the top) graced the cover
of the special FINA 2005 section of the La Presse of July 21, 2005.


View her profile on the Radio-Canada website for the 2005 FINA Championships.


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