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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 'Diversity in Aquatics' (9)

In case you missed it: Drowning No. 1 cause of death for children 1-4

From ShreveportTimes.com, By Loresha J. Wilson:

Eighty-eight Louisina children died as a result of unintentional drownings from 2007-2009, the most recent statistics…

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Added by DAP News on July 20, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Swimming in Schools...

From Edcentered.com, by: DAP Member Naomi Szekeres-

As you may know, I am an avid swimmer, and I strongly believe in teaching children (and adults) to swim. I always say that you have to know enough to be able to save yourself and your child.

This becomes even more relevant when you read the alarming …

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Added by DAP News on June 5, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Creative Approaches to Encouraging Diversity

From USASwimming.org, By Mike Gustafson:

As we wind down the year, we turn our attention toward others in the community who are bringing a positive and profound impact on our sport’s diversity and water safety efforts. There are a few in the swimming world who strive to bring the sport of swimming to all races and ethnicities across the country, and they need to be recognized.

If…

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Added by DAP News on December 27, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

International Water Safety Day

From Open Water Source:

 

Shaun Anderson and Jayson Jackson continue to do tremendous good in this world.…

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Added by DAP News on November 22, 2011 at 1:00pm — 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

USRowing and Diversity in Aquatics Partner to Save Lives

From USRowing.org, By Allison Frederick:



USRowing has teamed up with Diversity in Aquatics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to water safety education, to create the Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign, the organizations announced on Thursday.



The Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign is an ongoing partnership to expand a nationwide water safety effort. Diversity in Aquatics recently released a study indicating that approximately 60…

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Added by DAP News on October 26, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

International Water Safety Day

From USASwimming.org, By: Mike Gustafson:

 

In my sophomore year of college, I visited Argentina. It was a fairly large town, located 50 steps away from the ocean. That old adage “stone’s throw” proved true here, as you could literally glance out your hotel window and throw a stone into the ocean. In this coastal town, I assumed that everyone was a natural-born…

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Added by DAP News on September 14, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day - Striving to make a planet that’s 70 percent water, 100 percent water safe.



What is it?

International Water Safety Day (IWSD) is a day designed to educate youth in becoming safer in and around the water while spreading global awareness about the ongoing drowning pandemic.…

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Added by DAP News on May 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Shaun Anderson and Diversity in Aquatics become part of the permanent U.S. Congressional Record

Speech of Hon. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 29, 2011

 

Mr. Fattah: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and congratulate a young man of remarkable achievement. Shaun Anderson is co-founder and President of Diversity in Aquatics Inc., a visionary network that works to save…

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Added by DAP News on May 12, 2011 at 9:30am — 10 Comments

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