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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 'Swimming World Magazine' (5)

An Interview with Jeff Commings

From USASwimming, by Mike Gustafson:

 

Jeff Commings is a reporter, the first black swimmer to compete at the Pan-American Games, and now, at 37-years-old, has qualified for the Olympic Trials. He’s been there before, but now as an older, wiser man, has a different perspective on the sport of swimming, on swimming’s diversity challenges, and…

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Added by DAP News on August 19, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The Morning Swim Show with Dax Hill

Courtesy of Peter H. Bick

From SwimmingWorldMagazine.com:



Dax Hill joins The Morning Swim Show today to talk about his performances at the NCAA championships..



Hill, a sophomore at the…

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Added by DAP News on May 4, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Morning Swim Show with Brett Fraser

Courtesy of Peter H. Bick


From SwimmingWorldMagazine.com:



Brett Fraser joins the show to talk about continuing Florida's history in the 200 freestyle at the NCAA championships and how his brother Shaune helped inspire him to win the championship… Continue

Added by DAP News on May 3, 2011 at 12:00pm — No 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

History Made at Men's NCAAs

From SwimmingWorldMagazine.com:

Commentary by Jeff Commings, SwimmingWorld.TV associate producer 



Courtesy of: Peter H.…
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Added by Jayson Jackson on April 13, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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