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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

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

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Feeling Included

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DAP Friends ,America Rows help young people who are under represented in the sport of rowing feel included.  A 16 year old answered this question:What was your FIRST opinion of rowing? My first…Continue

Rowing races are won or lost in seconds.

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Friends of DAP,USRowing is in a video challenge hosted by Team USA. Our diversity initiative America Rows submitted a video and is a finalist to win a $12,000 grant. We are leading in votes but our…Continue

 

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America Rows and Swims Foundation Newburgh, NY

DAP Friends,When children cannot swim it is not the child's problem it is an adult problem. Read how Juliana LoBiondo Team Mom for the America Rows Ambassadors Newburgh Rowing Club created a foundation to help the youth of Newburgh, NY . "If they cannot swim they cannot row." Richard ButlerNewburgh, NY – Juliana LoBiondo (“Mrs. Lo”), local attorney and Team Mom for the Newburgh Rowing Club, has announced the founding of a new not-for-profit called “America Rows and Swims Newburgh,…See More
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America Rows and Swims Foundation Newburgh, NY

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At 5:05pm on September 28, 2015,
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Congrats Richard on your USOC Diversity and Inclusion Award for advancing D&I best practices!
At 5:48pm on August 24, 2015, Charles Lumpkin said…

General Butler, you are doing an awesome job.  Good to see you, Charlie

At 2:21pm on September 7, 2011, Jayson Jackson said…
Great shirt!
At 6:52pm on January 20, 2010, Charles Lumpkin said…
Richard I tried to call you again. The mailbox is full. Please e-mail me, Charlie Lumpkin, clphd@comcast.net
At 2:02pm on January 8, 2010, Charles Lumpkin said…
Richard I tried to call you. The mailbox was full. Charlie Lumpkin, clphd@comcast.net
At 10:13am on January 5, 2010, Charles Lumpkin said…
Mr. Butler: The School District of Philadelphia has been putting a Delaware Valley(NJ, Phila., Del.) Regional Aquatic Committee list for several years. We have recently added the Philadelphia Regional Scuba Retailers Association. We would like to include some of the rowing teams in our area. My e-mail is clphd@comcast.net. Can you contact me. Thanks
At 10:39am on November 23, 2009, Jayson Jackson said…
Thanks for joining Richard. We look forward to working with you in the future.
 
 
 

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