Olympians To ‘Make a Splash’ In Los Angeles and Long Beach May 30th- 31st
The USA Swimming Foundation will bring the sixth annual USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 to Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA on May 30 – 31, 2014, respectively. The national tour will feature appearances by the new USA Swimming Foundation’s Ambassadors: Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Adrian, Janet Evans and Anthony Ervin; as well as appearances by Olympic Gold Medalists Rowdy Gaines, Jason Lezak, Jessica Hardy, and two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton. The Olympic athletes will participate in water safety events, information sessions and swimming lessons with children.
Rose Bowl Aquatics Breaks All-Time Swim-a-Thon™ Fundraising Record
The USA Swimming Foundation congratulates Rose Bowl Aquatics (Pasadena, Calif.) for breaking the all-time fundraising club record by raising over $118,000 as a result of their May 17, 2013 Swim-a-Thon™ event.
USA Swimming Foundation Announces USA Triathlon as Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner
The USA Swimming Foundation announces USA Triathlon as a member of the Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition. This partnership was forged in an effort to increase drowning prevention nationwide. The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in American to learn to swim.
Amphibious Achievement Wins USA Swimming Foundation Photo Contest
The USA Swimming Foundation names Amphibious Achievement, a USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner, as the winner of the “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” photo contest. The Cambridge, Massachusetts based program will receive a visit from Olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones, on Saturday, January 25. Jones will lead the high-school students in a two-hour clinic followed by a photo and autograph session.
Catching Up with Margaret Hoelzer
When it comes to how far Margaret Hoelzer has come since she retired from competitive swimming three years ago, she describes herself as a patchwork quilt. Many different pieces stitched together with little rhyme or reason but always with the best of intentions.