Owen Pilson – My Journey

By Owen Pilson Capital Wave U19 Team / Coach 14U To those of you that don’t know me, I’m Owen Pilson. I’ve been playing with Capital Wave for 5 years now. I’ve also been coaching with the club for 3 years as of now. It’s been a long journey. I try and say that I’m a person that lives in the moment and most of the time enjoys the moment. I used to swim at Brewer Pool from the ages 10-12. It was a once a week swim session called Power Swim. It wasn’t much, but [...]

A note of appreciation to the City of Ottawa

Capital Wave Coaching Staff Ottawa is a great city. I can rhyme off all the usual things that make a great city - green space, transportation, entertainment, fantastic lifeguards, outdoor pools. Ottawa has just about got all those areas covered. But one new development stands out for me as Ottawa continues to shine - massive tunnels designed to hold 50 or so Olympic swimming pools worth of unmentionables. The  Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST) was completed in November 2020 and will help prevent huge amounts of unwanted material going into the Ottawa River after a [...]

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