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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

DAP News's Blog Posts Tagged 'Aquatics International' (3)

Drowning Prevention Efforts Need Tune-Up

From Aquatics International, by Kendra Kozen:

In the wake of new research, experts are calling for greater efforts to reduce drownings among the most vulnerable. Young children and minorities still face the greatest risk, according to a pair of new studies, and experts say more…

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Added by DAP News on June 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Water Safety Campaigns Catching Fire

From Aquatics International, by: Kendra Kozen:

Several annual water safety programs are heating up, and there’s at least one new event. Here’s a look at what’s going on.

International Water Safety Day

(internationalwatersafetyday.org)

May 15 will be the first International Water Safety Day. Created by the…

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Added by DAP News on April 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Follow the Leaders: Don’t know how to address minority swimming needs? Take a leap with these trailblazers.

From Aquatics International, by: Tara Eggleston:



We know that engaging minority groups in aquatics programs is a national issue, but how can we help reduce the drowning and water-related injury statistics among these groups?



I’ll bet some managers wonder if smaller-scale efforts…

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Added by DAP News on November 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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