Swimmer, Brian Staton, 67, of Black Creek dominated the pool at the BC Senior Games (55 plus) in Langley, Sept. 10-13.
Staton collected a total of nine gold medals: six individual and three relay wins.
He was first overall in four of his swims (50m and 100m frees, 50m and 100m backs) out-touching swimmers from younger age groupings.
Staton went to Langley as a member of Zone 2 – Vancouver Island North, which includes Ladysmith to the north end of Vancouver Island.
His efforts helped Zone 2 place third out of 12 zones, with 262 medals, behind only Zone 3 – Fraser Valley (619 medals) and Zone 4 – Lower Mainland (444 medals).
The BC Senior Games (55 plus) is held each year in different locations throughout B.C., with over 3,500 participants in 26 different sports/events.
Next year, the games will be held in North Vancouver Aug. 25-29.
For information go to bcseniorgames.org.