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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 'National Drowning Prevention Alliance' (3)


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Presenting concepts of Social Learning Theory & Similarity Hypothesis at the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) Symposium in sunny San Diego

In San Diego this week for the NDPA Symposium and presenting today with DAP Co-founder Jayson Jackson about the importance of dismissing stereotypes, role models and other social learning concepts.  A tribute to the many DAP members that influence their own local communities.  We might even reveal a few of DAP's future plans.  Won't give you the whole presentation, but here are two quick concepts....connect the dots and see the picture...…



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Added by Shaun Anderson on March 8, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments


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Colorado Springs, CO - National Drowning Prevention Alliance Symposium

At the NDPA Symposium in Colorado Springs, CO and just heard Mick & Sue Nelson’s presentation “Overcoming Aquatic Fear”.  It started with a discussion about fear, aqua-phobia and how to work through it.  It continued all the way to the current drowning issues faced in this country.  The Nelsons are such a wealth of knowledge who can cover every aquatic topic you could think of. … Continue

Added by Shaun Anderson on April 15, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Oprah Campaign

The Diversity in Aquatics Program is working with the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) in an effort to have the drowning epidemic highlighted on the Oprah Winfrey Show during her last season.  Oprah Winfrey has enormous reach and can educate millions of people and so we would like to take part in this “Oprah Campaign” to further our work in decreasing the rate of drowning.  We need your help.  Please take a few minutes to email the producers by visiting the following link, … Continue

Added by Jayson Jackson on January 24, 2011 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

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