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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 'Make' (4)

Make A Splash!

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…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on May 21, 2013 at 12:45pm — No Comments

LeBron: "You Got a Brother on the Team?"





Cullen Jones recounts a funny 2008 Olympic story in a recent article in the NY Times.



Michael Phelps wakes Jones to tell him that LeBron James and other basketball stars want to meet them in the lobby of the hotel. Cullen goes downstairs and hears LeBron talking to Phelps about going for his 8th gold medal. But when he meets Cullen, LeBron exclaims, "Wait, you… Continue

Added by Angela Gray on July 22, 2011 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Make a Splash Fall 2010



Here's that promised video! It features three of my children: aged 10, 8 and… Continue

Added by Angela Gray on January 2, 2011 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Most Horrific Drowning Ever

It's been almost a month since a severe drowning tragedy in Louisiana. On August 3rd, 7 teens playing in the water at a Shreveport, LA park fell into a sinkhole. Each non-swimming teen tried to save another, all drowned but 1. Even more horrific: the children who drowned were siblings from 2 different families. And the most… Continue

Added by Angela Gray on September 2, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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