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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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Know more about food additives in life



Flavor seduces your nose, thickener makes the food delicious, emulsifier makes your food tasty, and sweeteners let you love the food more and more. Food additives contain nutrients and can provide us delicious and healthy food.

There are so many words you may familiar around us. Actually, they are related to food and safety. We know chlorophyll in the biology class, and plant photosynthesis by the chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is pyrrolic…

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Added by mariahada on November 18, 2015 at 3:11am — No Comments

How to ensure your food safety?



Various baked goods has become an integral part of the daily diet. The protein in flour consists mainly of gliadin and glutenin, the former is globose and has good extension, but lack of flexibility; the latter is fibrous and full of elastic. Do you know what is a food additive? Let's talk about list of food additives. In order to make the two protein reach to a more appropriate ratio and cross-linking, antioxidants need to add to adjust. In the…

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Added by mariahada on November 6, 2015 at 1:25am — 1 Comment

What Am I Going To Do Establish Muscle Fast

Odds are, your local health/vitamin shop carries a well-stocked supply of muscle building nutritional treatments. In fact, you could find that can be a so many, it is tough to choose which one to utilize. You probably have certain goals in mind, and it will probably be tricky choose the supplement is going to also best an individual to to reach those goals, especially when there can be extremely many available. In this article, intends try to help you restrict your method.

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Added by Mark Nitrocut on October 6, 2015 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Disaster Preparation Month

2015 Diversity in Aquatics National Convention, Palm Beach Florida

Photo by, Miriam Lynch

World Priorities

At the 2015 DAP Conference we offered a prize to anyone who looked up the Doomsday Clock.  We had one winner.  Why!  "Learning occurs in direct proportion that it touches a felt need".  If there is a priority to learn, you will learn.  Due to Climate Change and Nuclear Weapon additions and upgrades, the Clock is set at 3 minutes to…

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Added by Charles Lumpkin on September 23, 2015 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Inaugural National Hispanic Heritage Swim Meet

This past Labor Day weekend, the inaugural National Hispanic Heritage Swim Meet took place at Sonner Aquatic Facility in Raleigh, NC on the afternoon of Saturday, September 5th. This swimming competition was specifically designed to allow youth swimmers of all levels swimming and all backgrounds to be able to participate. This first year, goals of reaching 50…

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Added by Lizette Watko on September 8, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Two years ago, I posted about the start of our program. See what we are up to now!



Tuesday July 14, 2015

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Added by Michael F. Switalski on July 14, 2015 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Ebony Article - Blacks Invade the Deep Blue Sea

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

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Added by Miriam S Lynch on June 12, 2015 at 9:36am — No Comments

DAP Presents at Broward County School Board, Resolution in Support of International Water Safety Day

Members of Diversity in Aquatic Programs Inc., has the distinct honor of presenting International Water Safety Day and Jr. Scientist in the Sea to:
 
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
 
OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
Regular School Board Meeting
 
TUESDAY, JUNE 09, 2015 10:15 AM
  Board Room of the Kathleen C.…
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Added by Thaddeus Gamory on June 5, 2015 at 9:25pm — No Comments


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2015 DAP Caribbean Council Meeting/Summit

DAP Caribbean Council Meeting/Summit at Knutsford Court Hotel - Kingston Jamaica May 16, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm

Added by Shaun Anderson on May 16, 2015 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Swim Coach Receive a Community Builder Award

One Midlands man has been making a splash in the world of swimming for more than 35 years. Coach Stanley McIntosh's dedication to the sport and to local youth led one of his own swimmers to nominate him as a WIS Community Builder in partnership with Mungo Homes.

“He's done so much for the team, and he has such a big heart for swimming, he was just fit for it,” said Adriane Belton, who nominated McIntosh. “I just had to do it.”

Belton is one of more than 20 swimmers who…

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Added by Stanley McIntosh on April 8, 2015 at 11:06pm — 1 Comment

Coach Stanley McIntosh - Community Builder

Good video about Coach Stanley McIntosh - Community Builder

http://www.wistv.com/story/28693175/midlands-swim-coach-named-latest-community-builder#.VSAbOaD4erI.email

Added by DAP News on April 8, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

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

Added by DAP News on April 8, 2015 at 1:32pm — 1 Comment

Touch The Wall (film)

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to see the film, "Touch The Wall" .  If you are planning on seeing it... DO NOT READ FURTHER! :) The film exposes the trials and triumphs of Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce in reaching their goal to the 2012 Olympics.

I am extremely happy that an independent film about our sport was made. However, I honestly I had a few issues wit the film.

1) Why does Kara Lynn feel that swimming in Colorado with a 14 year-old would change her…

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Added by Tiffany Monique Quash on March 30, 2015 at 8:54pm — 2 Comments


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1st, 2nd & 3rd

Another good article about Simone, Lia & Natalie's historic accomplishm!

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-03-26/black-swimmers-sweep-away-a-stereotype

Added by Shaun Anderson on March 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Coaching While Black

I recently was in a discussion with a white colleague talking about the importance of diversity in swimming. As I began to tell this person about some of the programs I recently found out about, this individual remarked, "What's the point?" I was truly thrown back by this remark because out of all people, I was not expecting this coach to say this. So my questions for you are: 1) How have you handled such response? Especially when it is from someone who you thought "gets it". 2) What…

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Added by Tiffany Monique Quash on February 13, 2015 at 6:50pm — 1 Comment

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