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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

Tess Padmore
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Education Level
Masters
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Swim Lessons, Other
More about me:
I have an interest in health literacy. I started my daughter with swim lessons when she was six months old. I was saddened by the recent deaths of members of an African-American due to drowning. I am involved in aquatic exercises and my hair outgrew the traditional swim caps. To solve the problem, I have invented a swim cap for dreads, braids, weaves or anyone with long thick hair. It is my belief concern for your hair should not be an impediment to learning a necessary life skill.
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eggheadsoques.com

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At 10:10pm on April 30, 2014, Ginnette Powell said…

I will check out the swimcaps!

At 1:48pm on October 21, 2013, Ilya J Longfellow said…

Thanks for adding me as a friend and comming up with new ideas to get more people in the water that may have felt unable to otherwise.Great work.

At 1:35am on December 9, 2012, Jayson Jackson said…
Thanks for joining, Tess. How did you hear about us?
 
 
 

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