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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

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

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  • Bahamas
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Competitive Swimming, Recreational Swimming, Swim Lessons, Surfing
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Nassau, Bahamas-based swim coach originally from London. I teach Learn To Swim, competitive and masters at 3 pools in Western Nassau.

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Learn-To-Swim in a mid-revolutionary country

Posted on February 5, 2012 at 6:54am 1 Comment

Moved to Cairo. Bigger job. Enormous Swim America program at Wadi Degla Sporting Club. From 750 kids in the Bahamas, in a program nixed by the powers-that-be, I've stepped up to 4000 young Cairenes.

Facilities are out of this world. 2 50m pools, 2x25m specially designed shallow learn-to-swim pools. Major obstacles: the Arabic language, the video-game Cairo traffic, and the appalling violence centred upon Tahrir Square.

Loving the job and the chaos so far. More…

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At 10:39am on January 12, 2010, Jennifer Galvin said…
Happy New Year! Hope to see you again soon!!!
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