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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 – November 2011 Archive (8)

Trials and Tribulations: Jeff Commings Part Three

From USASwimming.org, by Mike Gustafson:

Each month, as part of our “Trials and Tribulations” series, we’ll try to give you an inside look at an Olympic Trials qualifier. The stories, backgrounds, hopes, dreams, obstacles, and accomplishments of a few of the 1,500 swimmers…

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Added by DAP News on November 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Metro Swimming Diversity Clinic

From USASwimming.org, by Mike Gustafson:

Earlier this year, I attended a diversity clinic in Flushing, New York. I brought my video camera because I knew that the sights and sounds and stories would be better served in a visual format rather than the written word. After uploading a story about a swimmer from Lennox, California who is about to go to his first-ever USA…

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Added by DAP News on November 25, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Trails and Tribulations: Jeff Commings Part Two

Each month, as part of our “Trials and Tribulations” series, we’ll try to give you an inside look at an Olympic Trials qualifier. The stories, backgrounds, hopes, dreams, obstacles, and accomplishments of a few of the 1,500 swimmers expected at next summer’s Olympic Trials. If YOU have a story you want to share, please email Trials.Tribulations.2012@gmail.com.



We’ve been following the journey of 37-year-old…

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Added by DAP News on November 23, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Nathan Adrian Takes Part In Pacific Swimming Diversity Select Camp

From USASwimming.org:

Nathan Adrian participated in the Pacific Swimming Diversity Select Camp Nov. 12 in San Jose, Calif.

Here's what Nathan Adrian had to say about participating in the camp:

 

Why did you want to take part in this event?

Nathan: I was approached about the opportunity to be…

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Added by DAP News on November 22, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

International Water Safety Day

From Open Water Source:

 

Shaun Anderson and Jayson Jackson continue to do tremendous good in this world.…

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Added by DAP News on November 22, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

John Carlos: The Swimmer Who Never Was

From USASwimming.org, by Mike Gustafson:

“This is the exact reason… you will never be an Olympic swimmer. Whether it’s a public pool or a private pool, if you can’t even get in the water, then you better believe that this is done before it even starts.” – Excerpt from “The John Carlos Story”

Mexico City, 1968. Two young, talented black men walk to the medal podium. It is after the final of the 200 meter dash. These men…

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Added by DAP News on November 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Follow the Leaders: Don’t know how to address minority swimming needs? Take a leap with these trailblazers.

From Aquatics International, by: Tara Eggleston:



We know that engaging minority groups in aquatics programs is a national issue, but how can we help reduce the drowning and water-related injury statistics among these groups?



I’ll bet some managers wonder if smaller-scale efforts…

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Added by DAP News on November 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — 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

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