IRVINE, CA, April 19, 2016 – Steve West got an early birthday present this year when Swimming World honored him as being one of the top 12 World Masters Swimmers of the Year for 2015. Swimming World gives the award to six women and six men each year for the past 12 years. The winners are based on setting world records and selected by an expert panel.
The reason we mention his birthday is because he was the oldest male to qualify for the Olympic Trials in 2012 at the age of 39. This year, he is going to try to qualify again, at the seasoned age of 44.
2015 – Steve set three SCM Masters world records in the 50, 100 and 200 meter breast stroke in the 40 -44 men’s division. - Read More
2015 – Attempt to break the English Channel 6 Relay - Read More
2012 – Steve became the oldest male to qualify for the Olympic trials in swimming at the age of 39. - Read More
1996 – Steve narrowly missed qualifying for the US Olympic Swimming team, coming in third in the 200 meter breast stroke and 4th in the 100 meter breast stroke. - Read More
1995 – Steve was part of the NCAA winning team at the University of Michigan and name All American.
Swimming World Presents The Top 12 World Masters Swimmers Of The Year For 2015