It is the beginning of the 1980’s. The beginning of the Thatcher era. Masters swimming in the UK is still in its infancy. Spencer Swim Team Masters have not long been in existence since their founding in the late 1970’s.
Mission Viejo is a world class Masters swim team, voted U.S. Masters Swimming Club of the Year in 2009. We arrived during their short course season and the 50 metre pool was divided into 20 x 25 yards lanes