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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

Lee Pitts tells the story of how he got started in the sport of swimming.

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Comment by Angela Gray on September 6, 2009 at 10:02pm
I feel him. He talks about just going up to the pool and smelling the chlorine, watching the other children having fun. He gets it!
Comment by Giovanna H Pennick on February 26, 2009 at 4:05am
Blessings to this endeavour!
Comment by Shawn Slevin on February 24, 2009 at 7:13am
Great story! Thanks for sharing!
Comment by Charles Lumpkin on February 23, 2009 at 9:30pm
Nice Story. Keep up the great work!
Comment by ERROL DUPLESSIS on February 23, 2009 at 7:52pm
Great story, great interview. Mr. Pitts is an inspiration. What year was it when he was seven years old?

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