Home / Sports / Olympic gold medalist inspires Gainesville kids to get swimming

Olympic gold medalist inspires Gainesville kids to get swimming

By

Each year rescue personnel are called to beaches and home swimming pools in child drowning cases. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, an Olympic swimmer brought a message to Gainesville parents this week encouraging them to get their kids into swimming lessons.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Front Page Edition

Check Also

Former Gator quarterback Tim Tebow stretches before batting practice on Monday at the New York Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner got to the complex early Monday and started his first workout as part of the Mets' instructional league team. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Tim Tebow Arrives In Fla. For Baseball Practice

The former Gator quarterback found an orange-and-blue jersey with No. 15 on the back swaying in his locker.

  • swimfanaddict

    Great story. AMAYA ROCKS! Her mom is super hot too!