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Giles Smith - 2014 Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Giles Smith is the man!  A two-time NCAA champion with a 3.46 GPA.

This week he became the 2014 Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Scholar-Athlete of the Year.  Adding to his many accomplishments.  Check out the video here!

Added by Shaun Anderson on March 12, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

#beingmaryjane #beingaswimmer

Being Mary Jane is on tonight? How about Being Mary Jane the Swimmer! Check out this Instagram post of the lovely Gabrielle Union wading in the pool.…

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Added by DAP News on February 25, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments

#BlackHistoryMonth2014

Nick.com Honors swimmer Cullen Jones for Black History Month!

"Black History…

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Added by DAP News on February 24, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

#USAswimmingandtriathlon

Check out Article, teaching kids to swim!
USAtriathlon.org

Added by DAP News on February 21, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

#BlackHistoryMonth2014

Check out local news coverage of this past weekend's 28th Annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet in Washington, D.C.

DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Added by DAP News on February 19, 2014 at 5:48pm — No Comments

From the Pool to the Court

Check out the benefits of cross training in the water for these NBA championship players. #waterbuildschampions livefreeswimhard.com 

Added by DAP News on February 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

NCAA Division I Legislative Council Approves Triathlon as Emerging Sport

NCAA Division I Legislative Council Approves Triathlon as Emerging Sport

95 percent vote supports U.S. Olympic pipeline and athlete development

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Added by Thaddeus Gamory on January 22, 2014 at 8:03am — No Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. Quote

Martin Luther King Jr.

"I often feel like saying, when I hear the question “People aren’t ready,” that it’s like telling a person who is trying to swim, “Don’t jump in that water until you learn how to swim.” When actually you will never learn how to swim until you get in the water." 

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Added by Shaun Anderson on January 21, 2014 at 7:48am — No Comments

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King Jr.  

Added by DAP News on January 20, 2014 at 1:03pm — 1 Comment

#InternationalWaterSafetyAwareness

In Bangladesh, located in South Asia, water surrounds and runs through the entire country, yet so little number of children of Bangladesh know how to swim. Read More:…

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Added by DAP News on January 7, 2014 at 2:08pm — No Comments

#DAPHAPPYHOLIDAYS

Look out for details in the New Year about the 2014 convention!…

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Added by DAP News on December 25, 2013 at 1:58pm — No Comments

#DAPHAPPYHOLIDAYS

Added by DAP News on November 28, 2013 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Taking their Training Down Below!

Added by DAP News on November 13, 2013 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Israel's Flag Painted White on Qatar TV

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Added by DAP News on October 25, 2013 at 5:14pm — 2 Comments

A Gift of Swimming

Bo Outlaw laughs as he swims in the pool. Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson and Bo Outlaw, former Magic player and current Magic Ambassador, served as guest swim instructors during a press event at SouthWest Aquatics in Winter Garden on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Nelson gave a check for $25,000 to The Gift of Swimming. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel) 

via the Chicago…

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Added by DAP News on October 25, 2013 at 4:43pm — 1 Comment

#AquaticRepost!

#RP "#Celtics forward @bestbetbass following through with his commitment to learn how to swim. Pictured with BSC swim instructor Tatiana taking one of several swim lessons" Keep up the Great work Brandon!

Added by DAP News on October 22, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

ISLA holds their first 3-day Open Water Life Gaurd Course in Lake Michigan

The International Surf Lifesaving Association held their first ever open water lifeguarding course this past week with participants from around the country.  The need for open water lifeguards is in demand especially because of the high numbers of drownings at beaches and lakes. The tools and skills needed to save someone in open waters are different and possibly more difficult than when in a pool setting.  The ISLA hopes their open water certification event and those in the…

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Added by DAP News on October 18, 2013 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

The Hispanic Heritage Meet in White Plains, NY

            I’ve been the Multicultural PR Manager with USA Swimming for less than three months and most of my job, to this point, has been education. Switching to water polo in high school and college, I left my USA Swimming days behind me and unfortunately missed out on all of the initiatives that have gone…

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Added by Rhonda Marable on October 17, 2013 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Trading in Jordans for Goggles

Proving that it's never too late to startBoston Celtics forward, Brandon Bass, decided it was time to take his first swim lesson at the age of 28. Bass participated in a swim lesson along with the local Boys and Girls Club of …

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Added by DAP News on October 3, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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