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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.

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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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New Wave of Minority Participation in Distance Events

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From Thaddeus Gamory: Must read this WSJ article to understand how to ride this new wave of minority participation in distance running events. We already know that these new athletes can/will benefit…Continue


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Check out this article on Enitha Brigitha in the 1970s. Very informative

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Members of the Harlem Honeys and Bears, a synchronized swim team for seniors, describe the freedom of the water.
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15th Annual National Black Heritage Championship Swim Meet at Triangle Aquatic Center

May 26, 2017 to May 28, 2017
This swim meet is one of the largest of its kind. Held at the Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC), on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 26th – Sunday, May 28th, 2017, with over 40 teams and more than 750 participants.See More
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Veterans Council

Council Chair(s): Karriem Edwards and Trevor KellyPurpose: To connect individuals and groups who currently participate or are interested in increasing aquatic opportunities and awareness for veterans.To share "best practices," especially as they relate to efforts…See More
Oct 29
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"In July, our Triathlon Council hosted a Twitter Chat with our Triathlon Council Chair Norman Seavers & our Aquatics Council Chair Thaddeus Gamory . If you have any further questions be sure to use the #diachats or email us at…"
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Tommy Jackson Diversity Swim Meet at Adamsville Natatorium

June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017
The City of Atlanta Dolphins Swim Team would like to invite you and your team to support the Tommy Jackson Diversity Swim Meet. We are excited about reviving this swim meet to unify the community and promote healthy competition. Your participation is key to making this event a success. I am hopeful that you will extend your support. Please let us know if you would care to join us. We are looking forward to your support.  Thanks a million.See More
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Have always loved the sport of swimming and what it has given to me. It has taught me patience, understanding, defeat as well as achievement. I started swimming when I was only 4 years old in Saudi Arabia. The only place to play was at the pool. My parents told me in order to play I had to learn how to swim. The rest is history. I have now been swimming for 24 years and am very involved in the sport still today through coaching, mentoring and more. I can't wait to see where the sport will go from here.

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Changing the Tide to Help Benin Swim Posted on Behalf of DAP Member Dan Airth

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 8:13am 0 Comments

Changing the Tide to Help Benin Swim

The idea to start a swim school in Benin came to me when I saw these kids hanging off the side of a mud-filled boat in the middle of Lake Nokue. I was padding in between Cotonou to Ganvie, the 4-mile route which links the fishing village of…


Ebony Article - Blacks Invade the Deep Blue Sea

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 9:36am 0 Comments

In 1988 Ebony Magazine Featured called Blacks Invade the Deep Sean - The features a couple of our DAP members. Check it out:…


Classroom Under the Sea Record Broken - DAP Member Charlie Lumpkin

Posted on December 23, 2014 at 2:11pm 1 Comment

During the past year, DAP through Charlie Lumpkin has helped to support - Classroom Under The Sea. Check out the Coverage from Channel 4 Miami - Classroom Under The Sea "Sea with DAP member Charlie Lumpkin…


Check out the Howard University Swim Team

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

The 2014-2015 Howard University Swimming and Diving program is off to a Historical start.  Having participated in several meets this Fall and looking to finish the season in record fashion this Winter, the teams has increased its strength in numbers and quality.  The team is still in need of major support.  Being the only Co-ed Division 1 HBCU in the Nation, the Bison provide a dynamic value to the …


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At 7:16pm on July 19, 2015, Stanley McIntosh said…

2015 Greenview Dolphin Swim Team East Small Division Champ

At 11:58am on April 23, 2012, Shaun Anderson said…

Really enjoyed watching your Diversity Clinic last weekend - Congrats on another excellent event!

At 7:38am on May 22, 2011, Jayson Jackson said…
How was water safety day?
At 8:57pm on May 4, 2011, Arthur Andrew Lopez said…
important....please contact me re: eastern zone
At 11:12am on March 15, 2011, Adrienne McCray said…
hey Miriam, what's going on with you?
At 3:50am on March 10, 2011, Jayson Jackson said…
Happy Birthday!
At 2:53pm on February 7, 2011, Jayson Jackson said…
Thanks Miriam!
At 9:31pm on August 9, 2010, Shaun Anderson said…
Miriam, Thanks for inviting me to another great event in DC. You are the truth! You are having a huge impact, setting the bar for the rest of us, and making a difference in the community! I always see the kids having fun and learning at your programs! Thanks again for including us!
At 3:09pm on April 9, 2010, Jayson Jackson said…
Hope the College Knowledge Event and Swim Clinic go?
At 3:18pm on November 17, 2009, Shaun Anderson said…
Glad you enjoy the site...we hope to see it continue to grow.

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