Thursday, April 28, 2011

Swimming Efforts Touted !

Great story referenced by "Swimming World" discussing efforts to teach swimming to ethnic minority groups.

"Excerpt only":

Race in the Water -- April 28, 2011

Feature by Jenny Wilson
, Swimming World intern

EVANSTON, Illinois, April 28. A recent University of Memphis study commissioned by USA Swimming investigated swimming ability in minority youth. The study reported that nearly 70 percent of African-American children don't know how to swim, compared to only 40 percent of white children. Similarly, the non-swimming rate for Hispanic children is close to 60 percent.

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