Today is the day! A number of top aquatic leaders and officials will be coming together today to bring awareness for International Water Safety Day on Capital Hill (in Washington, D.C.). Their mission is: "International Water Safety Day is designed to help spread global awareness of the ongoing drowning pandemic, and educate the youth in becoming safer in and around the water." Click on the link to read more about this cause, learn safety facts, and what the current drowning statistics…Continue
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Check out some of the videos and photos from this year's USA Swimming's Diversity Select Camp! The kids looked like they worked hard and had a lot of fun! …Continue
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Good Luck to all the campers at the #13NDSCamp!!! @usa_swimming
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Its May 1st and just 14 days away from Water Safety Day! Check out this show about water safety called "Lifeguards Southern California"
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Check out Keisha Knight Pullman and Wendy Williams talk about being a swimmer, diving on the new series Splash, and how much they love the sport
Also, Check out this older clip of Wendy Williams racing Natalie Coughlin after London.…Continue
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Watch Josh Project founder, Wanda Butt, throw out the Ceremonia First Pitch for the Toledo Mudhens 2013 Season!Continue
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Its finally the weekend so why not start it off with an informative article on Rowing and its opportunities for youth. Article written by Montana Butsch, Executive Director of the Chicago Training Center (CTC). Click the link!
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Check out World Rowing's interview with two-time Olympian David Banks. Read how he got started and his great successes through the sport of rowing.
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Braden Keith, for SwimSwam, adresses the diversity in swimming at the recent NCSA Junior Nationals and the presence of more female coaches. Click on the link and read more about what SwimSwam wrote on their observations of diversity in the sport of swimming:
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Merry Monday! What better way to start your week with knowing a little bit about The Josh Project. This outstanding organization believes in the value of learning to swim and water safety in order to save lives. For more than 5 years, they having been providing very affordable swimming lessons to at risk youth in the Toledo area. One of their organization leaders, Wanda Butts, was just voted 2012's CNN Hero! Check out their pages to learn more:…Continue
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Congratulations to National Diversity Committee Member and NOW National Age Group record holder Simone Manual who won the 100 free at #NCSAs with a 47.77!
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Counting down the days until the convention! We are officially only 5 months away from the 1st day of Diversity in Aquatics Convention. This is an exciting networking and informative event you do not want to miss with engaging talks from Aquatic Professions from all over the county. For more information be sure to check out our website. Diversity in Aquatics Convention
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An unfortunately recent event happened to a Philadelphia youth rowing center, called Breaking Barriers, where tens of thousands of dollars worth of workout equipment, rowing machines, and spin bikes were stolen just before opening the program to kids. Breaking Barriers is one of America Rows original Philadelphia rowing programs and was founded to allow inner-city youth the chance to learn the sport of Rowing. However, with this major set back they are unsure of when they can start up…Continue
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"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." -Booker T. Washington.
Good luck to all the girls and boys swimming at the 27th Annual Black History Swim Meet in Washington, D.C. this weekend!
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Counting down to International Water Safety Day, May 15th, 2013. Just 3 months away! Let us know what you've got planned!
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Pictured below is Chinese swimmer and multiple Paralympic gold medallist, He Junquan. He represented China at the 2004 Paralympics where…Continue
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Joe Jones Logs Landmark Yard follow the link to the Finis blog page to read about how Joe Jones has utilized swimming and logged up to 100million yards in the pool!
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Missed Lia Neal on the Today Show? Check her out here as the @Grio named her a part of the celebration of the top 100 African America Accomplishments of today http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/50693393#50693393
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