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…Continue
The USA Swimming Foundation raises funds to support programs that save lives and build champions–in the pool and in life.
As the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, the USA Swimming Foundation works to strengthen the sport from grassroots to gold medals. Whether we’re equipping our children with learn-to-swim skills, or providing…Continue
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Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps in a race. Pretty amazing just as a physical accomplishment, but even more exciting from my point of view, he’s very cool. As in getting loads of endorsements, has ‘the look’, and the kind of ‘grooves to his own drummer’ cool that kids will respond to. There was a great article in the…Continue
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You might need to go to that site to view the clip. Very powerful. Well done. (Make A Splash).
“We don’t have a pool” “We’re so busy with soccer/football/gymnastics” “It’s such a pain with the wet suits and wet hair” “It’s too expensive to join a pool or take lessons” “We’re just not a swimming family”…
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