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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

Shaun Anderson's Blog – July 2011 Archive (4)

Fred Evans - Chicago, Il

Chicago, Il - Fred Evans 



Yesterday, I had the privilege to meet with International Swimming Hall of Famer and legend Mr. Fred Evans.  For those of you who don't know, Fred was the NAIA National Champion in Swimming thus being recognized as the First African American National Collegiate Champion.  He was also a three time NCAA Division II National Champion in the 100 yard Breaststroke and… Continue

Added by Shaun Anderson on July 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Hitsville, USA

 

While in Detroit this past weekend I took some down time to check out the Motown Museum- Hitsville, USA!!    As  I was learning more about Mr. Gordy, how he inspired artists and built the Motown empire I couldn't help but see the correlation in mentoring, teaching, coaching and building a team.  I think this quote speaks to the idea of helping provide the tools for children to maximize their potential and reach for greatness in any endeavor.



“Every day I watched how a bare…

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Added by Shaun Anderson on July 14, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Detroit Clinic @ Brennan Pools with University of Michigan

July, 9 2011

Detroit, Michigan



I spent this past weekend in Detroit at Brennan pools, a swimming relic consisting of 3 long course pools that served as the venue for the 1956 Olympic Trials. The historic venue played host to a creative swim clinic.  As an extension of the USA Swimming Detroit Project, The University of Michigan's Men's Swim Team volunteered in an interactive clinic with 52 swimmers from various Detroit area swim teams.  The athletes rotated between four stations of… Continue

Added by Shaun Anderson on July 13, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Martha's Vineyard - 3rd of July DAP Mixers & Swims!

Martha's Vineyard - 3rd of July DAP Mixers & Swims!

In Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs ~Inkwell~ area for the holiday? Join me and other DAP members @ Sand Bar & Grill ~ Martha's Vineyard ~6 Circuit Ave Ext. ~Oak Bluffs ~ 5PM... Inkwell swim on the 6th?..hit me up!

Added by Shaun Anderson on July 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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