National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Patrick Waters

  • Age 35
  • Height 165 cm / 5 ftin
  • Club Kelowna Aquajets
  • Coach Emil Dimitrov
  • Hometown Kamloops, BC
  • Residence Kamloops, BC

Patrick’s Bio

  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto, Waters claimed a multi-class bronze medal in the 100-m breaststroke.
  • Waters is a former national-level Olympic program swimmer. He switched to Para sport after a congenital birth defect, hip dysplasia, required surgery to restructure both of his hip sockets in 2012. The changes in his hips shifted his pelvis and fractured a vertebra in his back, later requiring another surgery.
  • Out of the pool, Waters is a certified exercise physiologist. He has worked with a wide range of athletes from beginner to elite and frequently lectures to athletes and parents in the areas of sports nutrition, and strength & conditioning.
QUICK FACTS
  • Twitter: @patrickwaters
  • Instagram: @p_dub
  • Favourite Movie: The Dark Knight
  • Favourite Book: The Bible
  • Favourite TV Shows: Scrubs, Peaky Blinders
  • Other Sports: Cycling
  • Favourite place to visit: Costa Rica

Patrick’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetStatusMasters
100m Breaststroke25mMJB Law Ice Classic
50m Breaststroke25mMJB Law Ice Classic
50m Breaststroke50mPratt's Spring Fever
50m Breaststroke Laps50mKAJ May LCRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps50m24th Annual Kamloops June ClassicRELAY
100m Breaststroke50mCanadian Para-swimming Trials
50m Breaststroke Laps25mSnowfestRELAY
200m Breaststroke25mThirteenth Annual Pcs Xmas Cracker Invitational Sc Swim Meet1
100m Freestyle50mSenior Circuit 1
50m Backstroke25m14th Annual Ice Classc
200m Backstroke25m14th Annual Ice Classc
50m Butterfly25m14th Annual Ice Classc
400m Freestyle25m14th Annual Ice Classc
200m Medley25m14th Annual Ice Classc
800m Freestyle25mSwim The Distance
400m Backstroke25mSwim The Distance
800m Freestyle50mTime Trials
200m Butterfly25mWestern Canadian Championships
200m Freestyle25mIsland Pacific Cup
200m Butterfly50mCanadian Club Championships
400m Medley50mCanadian Club Championships
100m Butterfly50mCanadian Club Championships
100m Backstroke50mCanadian Club Championships
400m Freestyle50mIsland Invitational
50m Backstroke50mTas Bc Sr Championships
200m Medley50mTas Bc Sr Championships
200m Backstroke50mTas Bc Sr Championships
50m Butterfly50mTas Bc Sr Championships
400m Medley25mWestern Canadian Championships
100m Backstroke25mWestern Canadian Championships
100m Butterfly25mWestern Canadian Championships
1500m Freestyle50mKamloops Classic
1500m Freestyle25mN/A
100m Medley25mKokanee Fall Invitational 02
400m Butterfly25mKokanee Fall Invitational 02
50m Freestyle25mKokanee Fall Invitational 02
100m Freestyle25mKisu Iron Sprint
200m Breaststroke50mKamloops Classic
50m Freestyle50mT.A.S. Bc Senior Champs Long C