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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

Angela Gray's Discussions (23)

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"That's a good idea! How can we get in contact with these folk?"

Angela Gray replied Apr 21, 2010 to Black/Brown Olympians from around the globe.

10 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by ERROL DUPLESSIS

"I just found out about another swimmer, American born George Bovell, who represented…"

Angela Gray replied Apr 19, 2010 to Black/Brown Olympians from around the globe.

10 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by ERROL DUPLESSIS

"These are great ideas! How do we implement them? http://imswimming.net/2010/03/30/bu…"

Angela Gray replied Mar 30, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"How many times have you tried to talk to black folks about swimming, only to be shut…"

Angela Gray replied Feb 12, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"I didn't want to believe that segregation played such a role in our generational non…"

Angela Gray replied Feb 10, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"You all have inspired me to write about this topic again: http://imswimming.net/2010…"

Angela Gray replied Jan 29, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"You bring up a very good point, Naji. Swimming is life or death. It's so easy to los…"

Angela Gray replied Jan 29, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"Thank you so much Errol, and no, I am not a single parent. I was fine with the child…"

Angela Gray replied Jan 26, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"This was very helpful, Erroll. Thank you! I agree that swimming is a greater priori…"

Angela Gray replied Jan 25, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

"I wonder if the question is not can this culture be reversed, but rather will this c…"

Angela Gray replied Jan 24, 2010 to Can African Americans Swim Well Enough to Save Themselves?

72 May 2, 2011
Reply by Tracey Friley

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