We are delighted and very proud to finally let everyone know that we are sponsoring Helena Gasson.
Helena Gasson is a 23 year old New Zealand swimmer who competes in butterfly and freestyle. She is a member of the Coast Swim Club and trains at Northern Arena. Helena is an accomplished swimmer with an extensive history of representing New Zealand.
Helena won the silver medal for the 200m butterfly at the New Zealand Open Championships in 2013 and 2014, plus a silver in the 2014 individual medley. In 2014, she also won silver and bronze at the Oceania Championships. In 2015, Helena won four national titles and represented New Zealand at the World University Games in South Korea.
In 2016, Helena broke the New Zealand record in the 100m and 200m butterfly. At the Oceania Championships Helena won seven gold medals and two silver medals. She also made her Olympic debut at the Rio Summer Olympic Games. In 2017, she competed at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest and held 9 NZ Open titles.
Our sponsorship allows Helena to travel more easily to international competitions and enhances her ability to focus on her routine and lead-up to competitions. Helena commented, "I am very excited and grateful to be partnered up with Hot Water Heat Pumps for my swimming journey as I tackle the world stage."
Helena recently competed for New Zealand in her first Commonwealth Games held on the Gold Coast to compete in the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly, the 100m freestyle relay and the 100m medley relay. The New Zealand team she was a part of only just missed out on a medal, coming 4th in the freestyle relay.
The next major focus for Helena is the Pan Pacific Masters Games which will also be on the Gold Coast in November 2018.
Welcome to the Hot Water Heat Pumps family, Helena! We are proud to sponsor you and look forward to watching you grow and we look forward to assisting you to achieve your goals.