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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

Jayson Jackson's Blog Posts Tagged 'USA Swimming' (6)

USA Swimming National Diversity Select Camp Names Final Roster

Congrats to all the athletes who were selected to attend the 2011 National Diversity Select Camp. The 2011 National Diversity Select Camp will take place May 5-8, 2011 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Added by Jayson Jackson on April 18, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Detroit Swimmers Mingle With Heroes

From USASwimming.org, Mike Gustafson:

 

Do you remember your first time meeting a sports hero? When you walked down the street and saw Tom Brady? Maybe you were a kid. Suddenly, up close and personal, your favorite sporting superstar looked somehow different. 

 

More human. More approachable. More like you. 

 

Every four years, television brings the…

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Added by Jayson Jackson on April 14, 2011 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones Talks about Make a Splash on NBC’s Today Show

Celebrating Black History Month on NBC's Today Show, Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones has been selected as one of the Grio's 100 History Makers in the Making for his role and active participation in the USA Swimming Foundation's national child-focused water safety initiative Make a…

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Added by Jayson Jackson on February 3, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

DAP Newsletter: January 12, 2011



 

Meet ACHIEVE Kids Tri…

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Added by Jayson Jackson on January 12, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Dr. Cecil Gordon

DAP Members Manuel Banks and Dr. Cecil Gordon sit down for Q&A session on USASwimming.org:



Please talk about your connection to swimming?



Unlike most volunteers and staff associated with USA Swimming, I don’t have… Continue

Added by Jayson Jackson on October 14, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Swimming Against the Tide

The Diversity in Aquatics Program was featured in a recent Newsweek article written by Kate Dailey:



The dangerous riptides from Hurricane Earl barreling along the East Coast coincide with Labor Day weekend, when many families head to the beach for a last vacation before the beginning…
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Added by Jayson Jackson on September 7, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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