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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 'Sabir Muhammad' (4)

Just Swim For Life Program Launches with Big Goal

From NBC29.com, by Mary Dunleavy:

A record-breaking athlete is helping the Just Swim for Life Foundation launch a program to teach thousands of central Virginia kids to swim.

Kids filled the bleachers of the Smith Aquatics and Fitness Center in Charlottesville Sunday to hear a motivational talk from swimmer…

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Added by DAP News on May 8, 2012 at 1:30pm — 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

USA National Team Pioneeers

From USASwimming.org:

 

On this final day of Black History Month 2011, USA Swimming salutes these seven athletes who made of name for themselves – and African-Americans – in the sport and continue to be heroes to and champions for young swimmers today.

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Added by Jayson Jackson on March 1, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Great Blog Post from Sabir Muhammad

Black Swimming History, by: Sabir Muhammad 

 

Last weekend Jenny and I went to the 25th Annual Black History Invitational…

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Added by Jayson Jackson on February 28, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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