Summer Sanders Summer

Swim Today

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As an 18 month old, I cried during every swim lesson. I was so scared of my swim lessons, in fact, that I even cried whenever my swim instructor’s name was mentioned. But I lived in California and we had a backyard pool, so learning to swim was not a choice for me, it was a life skill necessary for my safety. My mom knew that and knew I would thank her later, so she pushed through and continued with my lessons. Two-and-a-half years later, I was chomping at the bit to get my first shot at competi…

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Jessica Hardy Jessica
Los Angeles

Water Conservation

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I am really excited to announce my recent alliance with the Long Beach Water Department to begin advocating for water conservation! I have spent most of my life in water, which has led me to develop a deep appreciation for the valuable role that this precious resource plays in our lives.

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Michael Phelps Michael

I am so honored to become Special Olympics’ newest Global Ambassador!

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I am so honored to become Special Olympics’ newest Global Ambassador! Yesterday we announced that the Michael Phelps Foundation’s IM program is expanding to seven countries in partnership with Special Olympics International. I have had the pleasure of working with Special Olympics athletes over the last few years and believe that together we can help grow the sport of swimming while also encouraging active and healthy lifestyles for people of all ages and abilities.

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