Lane 1 - Harlem World posts "Olympic Gold Medalist Makes A Splash In Harlem. The USA Swimming Foundation, in partnership with Phillips 66, will kick off its fifth-annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 in New York City on May 16 – 18. After a near drowning experience at the age of 5, Olympic gold medalist and Make a Splash spokesperson Jones has gone on to become a dedicated advocate of water safety. “When formal swimming lessons are introduced at a young age, the risk of drowning is reduced by a staggering 88 percent,” Jones said."
Lane 2 - Youtube "The Team within a Team. The "Detroit Interracial" swimming program is comprised of 4 esteemed individuals. They hail from the Metro-Detroit area, each contributing a unique set of experiences and perspective to the teams culture."
Lane 3 - Kitsap Sun posts "Bainbridge masters swimmer Lindley at top of her game. Bainbridge Island’s Jane Lindley has had some tough training days. The 51-year-old swimmer hopes the sweat equity and hours in the pool she’s invested the last several months pays off at the United States Masters Swimming Spring Championships in Indianapolis."
Lane 4 - RTV6 posts (w/video) "They've already passed their 90th birthdays, but two swimmers are still making waves at a national swimming competition in Indianapolis this week. More than 2,000 swimmers have converged on the IU Natatorium for the 2013 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals, which run through Sunday. Jurgen Schmidt, 90, lives for a chance to test himself against his peers. "I think I'm a very competitive person," he said. "In the business world, I was competitive. In the Navy, I was competitive. I like to compete to see how I stack up." He's faced off many times with Ole Larson, 92. Larson says the spry 90-year-old always wins."
Lane 5 - NWI Times posts "Teacher and swim coach competing at Masters National Championships. Lisa Szafranski doesn't walk on water, but she has been called on to assist several resurrections. "We're in a rebuilding stage right now," Szafranski said the E.C. Central swim program, which she took over this school year. Szafranski is also in the process of resurrecting her own swimming career as she is taking part in the U.S. Masters National Spring Swimming Championships this weekend at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis."
Lane 6 - Post Tribune posts "Swimming: Munster Masters in top half at national meet. Nicole Saulters held six individual and relay records at Ball State during her collegiate swimming career. A persistent shoulder injury, though, immensely limited her success as a senior. Looking to erase those memories, the former Highland standout joined the Munster Masters Swimming Club to enjoy the feeling of competition."