Adaptive Competitive Swimming

Missy Franklin, Inspired by Adaptive Athletes – ‘The Current’ Film

Athlete Ambassador, Missy Franklin

In the summer of 2012, Missy Franklin leapt into the pool and in a matter of days made her “big splash.” Only seventeen years of age, Franklin won 5 medals in the London Olympiad. A World-Record holder, she has established herself on an elite stage and has quickly become a household name. One of America’s …

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Adaptive Competitive Swimming – World of Adaptive Sports

Disabled Adaptive Swimming Make A Hero

Adaptive swimming as a competitive event dates back to the first Paralympic games in 1960 in Rome, Italy. The sport offers itself to fourteen different classes of disability—one of the widest ranges of athletes in the entire adaptive sporting world. Due to popularity among recreational and athlete participants, there are many adaptive sports groups available …

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Mallory Weggemann – ‘The Current’ Film

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Welcome to the third edition of the Friday Feature – “Story of a HERO” showcasing Mallory Weggemann and Make A Hero. The following is a biography according to Mallory’s website: ____________________________________ “On January 21, 2008, Mallory Weggemann received an epidural injection to help treat back pain; however by the time it was finished she was forever changed.  Complications …

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