East London hosted the SA Swimming Championships in 1927 and 1938 at the old Quanza seawater baths. In 1951 and 1958 the provinces hosted nationals again
David Vides - Chairman of Border ASA, and founder of the Vides Cup inter-schools water polo competition. The Vides U19 Water Polo tournament is the oldest school's Water Polo tournament in the country, dating from 1976.
1974 team to Nationals
1981 Border ASA team
Vides trophy - below are the 2013 Vides trophy winners
Coach Doug Skinner, Jonty Skinner, and Greg Carswell - both SA 100m freestyle champions.
2002 - coach Doug Skinner with local club Penguins swimmers.