Dan Airth
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Dan Airth commented on Dan Airth's blog post Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation
"Thanks Ginnette. It's a long road. We're planning another training in August so check back for more photos and stories!"
Mar 2
Ginnette Powell commented on Dan Airth's blog post Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation
"Kudos! Keep it up and I hope for full funding in the future! "
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Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation

Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim FederationAs an English teacher for a year in the small West African country of Benin, native Californian Dan Airth was saved by the fact he was within a quick motorcycle ride to the nearest pool. He remembers being astonished when he first walked into the swim facility called Stad de l’Amitie (Friendship Stadium).The stadium and sports complex is the center of recreation and Beninese go there to rollerblade, choreograph dance, hold impromptu concerts or…See More
Feb 28
Dan Airth left a comment for Jayson Jackson
"Doing some research for my Help Benin Swim project. I found your link on the US Swimming website"
Dec 6, 2015
Dan Airth posted a blog post

Swimming in Benin, West Africa

Hi Swim Enthusiasts,I wanted to share my experiences living (and swimming) in Benin the past 10 months. The following article I have submitted to a couple swim magazines and if you have any ideas of other places to get it published, I would love to hear them.SwimmingattheStad.docxIf you are interested in donating to the…See More
Nov 30, 2015
Jayson Jackson left a comment for Dan Airth
"Thanks for joining, Dan. How did you hear about us?"
Nov 30, 2015
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Relationship Status:
Single
Type of School:
Public
Swimming Level: If so, which level?
Yes - Recreational Swim
Aquatic Interest:
Competitive Swimming, Recreational Swimming, Surfing
Aquatics Occupation:
Other
Aquatic Membership Affiliation(s):
USA Swimming

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Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 11:47am 2 Comments

Swim Benin Works with the Beninese Swim Federation

As an English teacher for a year in the small West African country of Benin, native Californian Dan Airth was saved by the fact he was within a quick motorcycle ride to the nearest pool. He remembers being astonished when he first walked into the swim facility called Stad de l’Amitie (Friendship Stadium).

The stadium and sports complex is the center of recreation and Beninese go there to rollerblade, choreograph dance, hold…

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Swimming in Benin, West Africa

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 9:05pm 0 Comments

Hi Swim Enthusiasts,

I wanted to share my experiences living (and swimming) in Benin the past 10 months. The following article I have submitted to a couple swim magazines and if you have any ideas of other places to get it published, I would love to hear them.SwimmingattheStad.docx

If you are interested…

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