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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

Mark M. Lewis's Blog (2)

CIAA Swimming 1947 and beyond

  In the 03/10/1976 Washington Post Article by Dennis Collins, "DC Blacks Cut Bonds in Swim World," interesting

and relevant items are featured which I think merit further research and documentation.  The article was a report on the

DCPS Coaches Relay Championship in which 4 generations of Coaches and Swimmers gathered to celebrate African

American participation in our sport.

 

 Thomas Hughes, a DC resident born in 1902 , graduated from Dunbar HS in 1921…

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Added by Mark M. Lewis on May 26, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Documentary project for DAP network

  I am proposing that all DAP network affiliates gather materials in an effort to use the network resources to enable the research and production of a feature-length documentary project on the history of Swimming in the US.  So many times errors and omissions are made in the historical record until such a project is finished.

  In particular, I am urging all DAP affiliates to scan photo images, articles, and any other oral-history interviews in

an effort to compile a…

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Added by Mark M. Lewis on May 18, 2011 at 10:48am — 3 Comments

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