Ovetta Sampson
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Aug 27, 2014
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"Well im just stoked at all the things aquatic enthusiat are involved in professionaly. As for myself, I have taught many classes of swimming, but my main focus is aquatic therapy. I am looking to organize a group of aquatic professionals that are…"
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"Also...I just started a Masters Swimming Group on the south side of Chicago: The Ebony Mermaids...would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE if you came out to host a clinic dude that would be amazing. Right now I coach swimming (USMS certified) but will be getting my…"
Apr 29, 2014
Ovetta Sampson left a comment for Thaddeus Gamory
"Hey Thaddeus! Thanks for the sharing the photo love. Yes I'd love to help. I have lots of family in south Florida was and thinking about coming down there to do some 70.3 and swim races. Friend me on Facebook and are you a member of The Black…"
Apr 29, 2014
Thaddeus Gamory left a comment for Ovetta Sampson
"Hi Ovetta Sampson, you're an IRONMAN!!!  Congrats, I have shared your finish photo on our Tri Clinic FB page.  I learned from Shaun Anderson, that you did not know there is a DAP Triathlon Council.  I am the chair, and we hosted…"
Apr 29, 2014
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Me and some of my Ebony Mermaids at the Espirit de She Sprint Triathlon in Naperville, Il. 2013
Apr 2, 2014
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"I looked up the person who posted the interview Naji? And found his profile here. Thus I joined."
Apr 1, 2014
Ovetta Sampson left a comment for Jayson Jackson
"Hey Jayson! I was researching black marathon swimmers and came across the YouTube interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAP83iVb_Ek with Charles Chapman. I'm doing my first 10K swim on August 10 and I need all the help I can get!…"
Apr 1, 2014
Jayson Jackson left a comment for Ovetta Sampson
"Thanks for joining, Ovetta. How did you hear about  us?"
Apr 1, 2014

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Relationship Status:
Single
Aquatic Interest:
Competitive Swimming, Swim Lessons
More about me:
I'm an Ironman triathlete who began swimming at age 4. I completed Ironman Cozumel in 2013 and will swim my first marathon swimming event, a 10K swim in August 2014. I've swam as long as 3 miles so I'm excited to jump into the world of marathon swimming.
I'm a USMS certified Level 2 swim coach and I coach about eight athletes all African-American women right now as well as lead OW swim sessions for various AA triathlon groups. In addition, I volunteer with a youth triathlon training program in Chicago called Tri-Masters I love swimming. I love its freedom and I am dedicated to teaching as many African-Americans the beauty of this sport as I can.
Website:
http://faithinspiredtriathlontraining.wordpress.com/

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At 11:09am on August 27, 2014, Celeste Norman said…
Well im just stoked at all the things aquatic enthusiat are involved in professionaly. As for myself, I have taught many classes of swimming, but my main focus is aquatic therapy. I am looking to organize a group of aquatic professionals that are interested in developing more aquatic base facilis mainly focusing in using water as a therapeutic tool, to increase range of motion, decrease stress, weight reduction..... So this is me....im really interested in getting involved on a profound level of professionalism....please post comments. I could be on this site all day getting connected to people who have the same interest. I would love to compete again. Mainly interested in Bi-athlons...I am.not able to run due to a physical impairment, however, swimming and biking is something I would love to get involved with. I have competed at the Masters level swim, and did some running back in the day. Loved it though.
At 8:49am on April 29, 2014, Thaddeus Gamory said…

Hi Ovetta Sampson, you're an IRONMAN!!!  Congrats,

I have shared your finish photo on our Tri Clinic FB page.  I learned from Shaun Anderson, that you did not know there is a DAP Triathlon Council.  I am the chair, and we hosted a Splash and Dash last year near Fort Lauderdale, which was done in conjunction with Black Girls Run South Florida.  We are also planning an event for this years convention, and would love your involvement and support, at least in having a bigger presence on this DAP website (most of my tri/swim circle is south florida).  Let me know if you're interested in helping out, and what organizations you already belong to.

I am a swimmer, triathlete, runner, cyclist and I am also a certified coach for all of the aforementioned sports.

Email me at info@swimtripros.com or call or text at 917-841-3681

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thaddeus 

At 9:30pm on April 3, 2014, Ginnette Powell said…

Welcome!

At 2:25pm on April 1, 2014, Jayson Jackson said…

Thanks for joining, Ovetta. How did you hear about  us?

 
 
 

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