From USASwimming.org, By Mike Gustafson:
As we wind down the year, we turn our attention toward others in the community who are bringing a positive and profound impact on our sport’s diversity and water safety efforts. There are a few in the swimming world who strive to bring the sport of swimming to all races and ethnicities across the country, and they need to be recognized.
From NorthJersey.com, By Gene Myers:
Alone and desperate, she steps to the edge and looks down. On her own and in a strange land, she feels there’s no hope and jumps into the River Seine.…
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From ABCNews.com, By Christina Ng
A female landlord, Jamie Hein, had a sign that read, “Public Swimming Pool, White Only” hanging on a gate at her house and her private pool. (Photo credit: Ohio Civil Rights Commission)
Anthony Ervin, also Urban Swim Program’s advisory board member, competed in his first meet this weekend in seven years. With an impressive showing at The Chesapeake Elite Pro-Am in Oklahoma City, winning the 100 free and placing second in the 50 Free, Ervin respectively earned…Continue
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From the Daily Pilot, By Patrice Apodaca:
Entrepreneurs are intriguing people. Their brains are wired a bit differently. The wheels are always turning, they have trouble sitting still, and they're always on the hunt for a new concept, an overlooked niche, a creative solution, or simply a way of doing the same old thing just a little bit better.
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From Oakland North, By Ryan Phillips:
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…Continue
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