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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

All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jim Ellis' (4)

CAC Swimmer, Asia Langley Recognized as Role Model

From theday.com:







On June 16th, the first Eastern Zone Diversity Camp was held at La Salle University with the purpose of inspiring athletes from ethnically under-represented populations to become leaders in the sport of swimming.



Twenty-four athletes and 12 LSC members attended the three-day camp, which included a combination of pool training,…

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Added by DAP News on June 29, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Rolling down in Philly this is the new...Eastern Zone Diversity Camp

Eastern Zone Diversity Camp - Philadelphia, PA



This past weekend the Mid-Atlantic LSC diversity committee hosted the first Eastern Zone Diversity Camp at La Salle University.  With the purpose of…

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Added by Shaun Anderson on June 20, 2011 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Race in the Water

From Swimming World Magazine, by Jenny Wilson, Swimming World Intern:



A recent University of Memphis study commissioned by USA Swimming investigated swimming ability in minority youth. The study reported that nearly 70 percent of African-American children don't know how to swim, compared to only 40 percent of white children. Similarly, the non-swimming rate for Hispanic… Continue

Added by DAP News on May 2, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Philly Philly

Hung out in Philly with legendary coach Jim Ellis last week.  So much history, knowledge and insight!  The Kroc center is the home for his new pool.  It has tons of potential, and Jim plans on steering it down his familiar path of success!

Added by Shaun Anderson on March 29, 2011 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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