Beau Wiebel – Honor Athlete

Beau Wiebel amazed the crowd of spectators, and maybe even himself in his first swimming competition when he swam breaststroke in a 25 yard freestyle race, and won! Starting at Beaver Creek Country Club at age 6, Beau was well on his way. He began year round swimming at the Hagerstown Y at age 7, made the Maryland Zone Team at 10, and then began competing for Monacacy Aquatic Club under Coach Don Feinberg. Named Swimmer of the Month by Swimming World at age 10, Beau began earning Top 16 rankings in IM and Backstroke for the next 8 years. Junior Nationals at 14, Senior Nationals at 16, he attended 2 Olympic Development Training Camps in Colorado Springs. Beau was a 4 year varsity letterman All American at Middletown High, where his records still stand. He was named National High School Student Athlete of the Year in his senior year by the US Military. Beau held numerous Maryland LSC records and was Swimmer of the Year multiple times. As a standout IM’er, freestyler and backstroker, Beau earned 11 NCAA All America honors swimming for Coach Jack Bauerle at the University of Georgia. He was a 3 time SEC Champion. Twice the team captain & MVP award winner at UGA, he broke 4 school records and 8 Georgia LSC records swimming for Athens Bulldog Swim Team. Chosen to represent the United States at the World University Games in 1999, Beau was a two time Gold Medalist in 400 IM and 200 Back. Beau swam to two 6th place finishes at the 2000 Olympic Trials in 200 and 400 IM. Beau is married to Jessica Borner and they have two children, Saylor Sophia and Maximus Edward. The family lives in Suwanee, Georgia.