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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

Rebecca Wear Robinson's Blog – May 2011 Archive (2)

Drowning - Problem or Symptom?

 

Is drowning a problem or is it a symptom of a deeper issue?  And why even debate semantics when kids keep dying?  

 

I believe that drowning is actually a symptom - it’s what happens when we develop an adversarial relationship with water, and with children.  And I believe that unless we peel back the layers and look at the root causes of why children drown we won’t create lasting change.  We’re just putting band-aids on…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on May 25, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Vietnam - International Drowning Prevention Conference

 

I am participating in the International Drowning Prevention Conference in Vietnam next week.  There will be over 400 participants from 50 countries gathering together to share information, to learn - and to develop a global platform regarding preventing drowning.

 

It is my fervent hope that this platform be…

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Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on May 4, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments

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