Swimmers

May 2013

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 300,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team! 

 

western ZoneMay 2013 Athlete Focus, Western Zone - Colin Beecher

Name: Colin Beecher
Age: 9
Team: Chehalem Swim Team
Role models: Brother Craig and sister Cassie
Favorite strokes: Free and breaststroke
Favorite event: 50 freestyle
Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps
Future goal: Win medals in sports
Hobbies: Reading, playing the computer, & swimming
Famous person you'd like to meet: Zachary Gordon (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
Favorite book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Favorite movie: Mr. Poppers Penguins
When I grow up I want to be: A P.E. Teacher
If I could change one thing it would be: Have more of my friends join the water polo team with me.

 

central ZoneMeaghan Cannon

Name: Meaghan Cannon
Age: 10
Team: YMCA Pirahna's
Role Model: Coach Noreen
Favorite Strokes: Free and Breast
Favorite Events: 50 Free and 50 Breast
Favorite Swimmers: Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps Future Goal: To be an Olympian
Hobbies: Swimming, baking, and volleyball Famous Persons You'd Like To Meet: Leo Howard and Katy Perry Favorite Book: The Hunger Games

Favorite Movie: Battleship

When I Grow Up I Want To Be: An Architect

If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: No world hunger

 

Eastern ZoneNicholas Jackman (medium)

Name: Nicholas Jackman
Age: 10
Team: Treasure Coast Swimming Conquistadores

Role Models: My dad

Favorite Stroke: Freestyle

Favorite Events: 4 x 100 freestyle relay & 4 x 100 medley relay

Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps

Future Goal: To get into the Olympics
Hobbies: swimming, playing video games, playing table tennis with my dad.
Famous persons you'd like to meet: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte

Favorite Book: The Runaway Pumpkin

Favorite Movie: The Fast Five

When I grow up I want to be: a Scientist

If I could change one thing it would be: To make the world a better place.

 

southern ZoneChloe Harris (medium)

Name: Chloe Harris
Age: 10
Team: Swim Mac Charlotte-North
Role Models: Ryan Lochte, Mom and Dad
Favorite Stroke: Breast
Favorite Events: 200 IM, 50 Breast, 50 Free
Favorite Swimmers: Missy Franklin, Ricky Berens
Future Goal: To be an Olympic swimmer and one day have a WR 50 breast
Hobbies: Reading, shopping with my mom and all sports
Famous person you’d like to meet: Missy Franklin and the 2012 Olympic Swim Team
Favorite Book: Love Puppies and Corner Kicks
Favorite Movie: The Avengers
When I grow up I want to be: a Veterinarian or a Marine Biologist
If I could change one thing it would be: That everyone would and could know God.

 

Western ZoneBruce Zhang (medium)

Name: Bruce Zhang
Age: 6
Team: Pacifica Sea Lions
Role Models: My Mom and Dad
Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
Favorite Events: 100 IM, 50 Backstroke, 50 breaststroke
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To be an Olympic swimmer
Hobbies: Reading and dancing with my little brother Matthew who is 3-year-old
Famous person you’d like to meet: Justin Bieber
Favorite Book: Green Egg and Ham
Favorite Movie: CARS
When I grow up I want to be: Race car driver
If I could change one thing it would be:  Everyone has a place to live

 

Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on usaswimming.org? Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to splash@usaswimming.org. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.


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