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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


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"Thank you so much!! Yes I am Marlon the fish. Looking forward to meeting you all."
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"Welcome Marlon or is is Marlin like the fish!!!"
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Swimming Council

Council Chair(s): John YearwoodCreator: Jayson JacksonPurpose: To connect individuals and groups who currently participate or are interested in competitive swimming.To share "best practices," especially as they relate to efforts to provide access to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sport.For anyone interested in information, tips, resources, questions, and/or curiosity…See More
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For those with a passion, interest or curiosity about open water swimming and who wish to talk about how to get more people of color informed and involved in long distance swimming.
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Eastern Zone Diversity Group

A group where we can communicate and share best practices that promote inclusion and increase diversity in the sport of swimming.See More
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Make a Splash

Make a Splash is a national child-focused water safety initiative created by the USA Swimming Foundation. Make a Splash works by aligning the nation’s top learn-to-swim resources in an effort to save lives.See More
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Urban Swim Program

Urban Swim Program was founded in 2011, we are a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization. Our mission is to promote diversity in the sport of swimming by providing affordable community driven programs that not only teach a life saving skill but create an environment that fosters self empowerment, achievement and discipline.Urban Swim Program provides low cost or free swim lessons and programs to those in Camden, New Jersey and supports the development of programs in areas targeted towards diverse…See More
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Education Level
HBCU / HSI School
Swimming Level
Yes - Competitive Level
Aquatic Interest
Competitive Swimming, Recreational Swimming, Lifeguarding, Swim Lessons, Scuba, Boating, Rowing, Drowning Research
Aquatics Occupation
Administrative, Competitive Coach, Lifeguard, Research
Aquatic Membership Affiliation(s):
American Red Cross, USA Swimming, Other Aquatic Association
More about me:
Greetings!! I'm a swimming instructor/ Swimming coach who is passionate about teaching all people the importance of swimming. Looking forward to speaking with you!!

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At 2:48am on February 14, 2019, Maris Ahmed said…

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At 12:50pm on November 7, 2017, Ginnette Powell said…

Welcome Marlon or is is Marlin like the fish!!!


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