A few weeks ago the Classic Drive Show host from 98five Sonshine FM Jeziel, was chatting about the swim made at the 2000 Olympics by Eric the Eel. He asked his listeners if they thought he could beat Eric the Eel's time of 1:52.72 in a 100m freestyle event.
Former KCS student, Nicholas, rang in and said that he didn’t think Jeziel could beat it and what’s more, his 7 year old sister Rebecca could probably beat him!
The challenge was on! Jeziel was invited out to Guildford Kalamunda District Swim Club to race Rebecca, Emily and Nicholas as well as to try to beat Eric the Eel's Olympic time.
On Thursday 17 September Jeziel headed down to Darling Range Swimming Pool after his shift, ready for a 100m Freestyle race against club swimmers. His challenge was:
Lanes were drawn, timers ready and they were off and racing!
Former KCS student, now in Year 7
OAM, Paralympic Gold Medalist
Year 5 KCS
98five Sonshine FM
Year 2 KCS
Jeziel was most excited when he found he beat three out of the four challenges.