Jordan Vertue lives and loves life in the fast lane.
The Prince George Barracudas swimmer rewrote the record books in the 11- and 12-year-old category at the club’s home meet in November 2018. She set new standards in the 200-metre backstroke, 50m back, 200m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 200m fly.
Later, at the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in Cowichan Valley, Vertue racked up seven medals in the pool. She won gold in the 200m individual medley, 400m IM, 200m backstroke and 800m freestyle, silver in the 400m freestyle and 100m backstroke and bronze in the 200m butterfly.
At the 2017 B.C. short course triple-A championships in Victoria as a 10-year-old, Vertue grabbed four gold and four silver medals and set eight club records.
In 2016 she was ranked as the No. 1 swimmer in the country in her age group.