Banchory Beavers ASC Training in Tenerife

editorial image

Banchory Beavers ASC spent another fantastic week training at the renowned Tenerife Top Training (T3) centre, coached by former Olympic silver medallist and world record breaker Nick Gillingham MBE the seven day camp was the teams second trip out to these world class facilities.

Head Coach Birgit Hutcheon said: “Our swimmers did us proud, attending all of the 14 pool sessions plus land training with dedication and great enthusiasm.

“Swimming in world class facilities and trained by a world class coach - what is there not to like.”

Nick retired from competitive swimming in 1996 and now runs the Nick Gillingham Swim Academy.

He was an inspirational coach all week providing some tough, but fun training sets.

T3 is one of Europe’s top training centres with many elite athletes from around the world using it for their training.

If you have a story or picture you would like to see appear in The Deeside and Donside Piper & Herald’s sports section the please email it to