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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

DAP News's Blog Posts Tagged 'USRowing' (11)

Rower David Banks will head to London with U.S. eight-man boat

From Gazette.Net, by Jennifer Beekman:

Better late than never, according to the adage.

Former Winston Churchill High School basketball and standout 800-meter runner David Banks earned his trip to this summer’s London Olympics for rowing on the final chance.

Banks was part of the U.S. men’s eight-boat that won the May 22…

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Added by DAP News on June 11, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Anita DeFrantz is named Honorary Chair of America Rows

From USRowing.org, by Beth Kohl:

One hundred days out from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games, USRowing is proud to name Anita L. DeFrantz as the Honorary Chair of America Rows, the nationwide diversity and inclusion initiative created by USRowing to increase…

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Added by DAP News on April 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Churchhill grad, David Banks, returns to inspire school's crew athletes

From Gazette.net, By: Jennifer Beekman:

Former Winston Churchill High School three-sport athlete David Banks (center) returned to the school to talk with members of the school's crew team, including co-founders…
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Added by DAP News on January 5, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Thank You

Thank you for your support in 2011.  Whether you supported us by making a donation, buying a T-shirt, helping in your local community, or just being active in sharing information on our interactive website we appreciate all of your efforts.



This past year was an especially memorable one, as our program reached a number of important landmarks:

  • Added to the United States Congressional Record
  • Reached over 145…
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Added by DAP News on January 3, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Rowing to College Scholarships

Here is an example of outreach rowing in Baltimore. Reach High Baltimore is another America Rows Affiliates. Stay up to date with America Rows on Twitter.

 

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Added by DAP News on December 14, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Oakland Strokes outreach program brings rowing to youth

From Oakland North, By Ryan Phillips:

Oakland Strokes outreach program brings rowing to youth

Daisey Arechiga and Alondra Padilla, freshmen at Oakland Charter High School, were sprawled out the grass in front of the Oakland Strokes boathouse, facing the Estuary, on a scorching weekday afternoon. Arechiga and Padilla are part of the Strokes novice team.  They’d finished their one-mile run. They’d finished…

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Added by DAP News on December 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Row New York Named First Recipient of Anita DeFrantz Award

From USRowing.org:

Since beginning its program with a borrowed boat and eight inner city kids nine years ago, Row New York has been a pioneer in the effort to make rowing accessible to young people from the city’s urban neighborhoods.

Today, the program provides both athletic and academic opportunities to over 300 young people from New York’s…

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Added by DAP News on November 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

USRowing and Diversity in Aquatics Partner to Save Lives

From USRowing.org, By Allison Frederick:



USRowing has teamed up with Diversity in Aquatics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to water safety education, to create the Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign, the organizations announced on Thursday.



The Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign is an ongoing partnership to expand a nationwide water safety effort. Diversity in Aquatics recently released a study indicating that approximately 60…

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Added by DAP News on October 26, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

USRowing’s America Rows Program Wins Team USA Grant

From USRowing.org:

Following a 12-day voting period on Facebook, USRowing’s America Rows Program was one of six grand prize winners of the inaugural Team USA Grants.

America Rows and the other grand prize winners will receive $12,000 grants, which are intended to assist programs within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic family that aim to improve sustained…

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Added by DAP News on September 21, 2011 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Inaugural regatta draws diverse teams

From en.elmensajerorochester.com, by By Annette Jiménez



Inaugural regatta draws diverse teams

ROCHESTER -- Rowing changed Patricia Rozzo's life.

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Added by DAP News on August 31, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Reach of Rowing

From USRowing.org, by Ed Moran:



The boat bay at the Genesee Waterways Center was already warm and muggy before it started to fill with USRowing and Rochester city representatives.



It hadn’t rained in Rochester in almost two months, but this morning the rain came down hard. The…

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Added by DAP News on July 29, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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