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Meet Jourie Wilson: 5 time State Champion Swimmer

Meet Jourie Wilson a 12 year old swimmer for the Highland Hurricanes in Highland Indiana. Jourie began swimming competitively at the age of 4. Since then, she has won the Indiana State Championship FIVE TIMES. Jourie is listed among the top 16 swimmers in the United...

Meet Khaleb Byrd of the Theresa Banks Swim Club

Meet Khaleb Byrd of the Theresa Banks Swim Club. Khaleb is 11 years old and swims for the elite Theresa Banks Swim Club, a Division A team located in Prince George's County MD. Khaleb is talented in both the back and breast stroke. His fast times...

Quincy Page of the Temple Hills Dolphins

Meet Quincy Page of the Temple Hills Dolphins

Meet Quincy Page of the Temple Hills Dolphins. Quincy started swimming at 11yrs old. He swims with the Temple Hills Dolphins of Maryland and qualified to participate in Prince-Mont Swim League's All Star meet the past 3 years in a row. This meet only includes the...

Ryan Mathis (Left) and Sterling G. Smith

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Ryan and Sterling

[caption id="attachment_1791" align="alignleft" width="172"] Ryan Mathis (Left) and Sterling G. Smith (Right)[/caption] The 2016 Olympics are already making history. This year three African Americans have earned spots on the U.S. Olypmic swim team; and for the first time in history there are two African American women...

Lauren 'Stormin' Norman

Lauren ‘Stormin’ Norman

Lauren Norman, 15, swims with Six Point Aquatics, Chicago's Finest and the Whitney Young Dolphins. She began swimming at the young age of 4 months and is still going strong. She suffered a knee injury last year but is back in the pool and still strong....

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Jasmine, Eden & Rayven

[caption id="attachment_1781" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eden Smith (Left) and Jasmine Barry (Right)[/caption] Before Olympic Trials, swimmers work for years to develop their technique, build strength and drop times. Typically, young swimmers begin this journey in summer swim leagues and year round swim clubs. For the 5th day...

Shelby Wiggins: Stellar Swimmer and Student

Shelby Wiggins: Stellar Swimmer and Student

Meet Shelby Wiggins! Shelby is 13 years old and swims with the Walden Water Warriors in Henry County Georgia. Shelby competed in the Southern Crescent summer league championships for 5 years. She placed either 1st or 2nd each year in the backstroke. Shelby was honored as the Walden...

Theresa Banks Championship girls team

Black Girls Swim! Part 1

Meet the Ladies of the Theresa Banks Swim Club! [caption id="attachment_1706" align="alignleft" width="300"] Black Kids Swim features the Theresa Banks Swim Club. Hairstyles by Fabulocs.[/caption] The Theresa Banks Swim Club (TBSC) is a co-ed summer swim team located in Prince George’s County Maryland. The TBSC Tiger Sharks compete...

Kevin Williams Inspires Others To Swim

[caption id="attachment_1602" align="alignleft" width="250"] Swimmer Kevin Williams[/caption] Fourteen year old Kevin Williams learned to swim just two years ago in July of 2014. Even though he was afraid at first, he continued learning and training. He now swims for 4MSR (4M Swim and Recreation) founded by Marvin...

Sydney currently swims for Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club in Ohio under the guidance  of  Coach Kris Moellenberg

Sydney knows that Black Kids Swim

[caption id="attachment_1147" align="alignleft" width="164"] Sydney[/caption] Sydney currently swims for Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club in Ohio under the guidance  of  Coach Kris Moellenberg. It's a 100+ member club where Sydney is the only African-American swimmer. Sydney started competitively swimming in the summer of 2015 for her local neighborhood club;...

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