It would be nice to have actual footage of the swim, don’t you think? But scouring the IN-TER-NETS, NONE!
Please post video if you find any. Thanks!
Stanford University swimmers Lia Neal and Simone Manuel, who set an American Record, discuss their 1-2 finish in the 100 Yard Freestyle at the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, NC. The 3rd Place finisher Natalie Hinds, of the University Florida, is also of African-descent, completing an historic event.
mage is courtesy of Trevor Freeland, UVA alum, NCAA DI Swimmer from the 1980s, among the first African American All-Americans in swimming.
Natalie Hinds BIO:
Check out this interview: 20 QUESTION TUESDAY EXTRA: SIMONE MANUEL
Thank you for frontpaging this. I think you know that I love the water. Swimming is not only a wonderful sport, but a life skill. I am overjoyed that these young women are not only excelling, but using this talent to get an excellent education.
I love it!