Browsing the "Swimming" Category


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Winning the GOLD with Mallory Weggemann (Part 1)

Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by mpower

Mallory Weggemann shares with The Happiness Stories what it was like to get back in the pool after being paralyzed.   She has since gone on to take gold in swimming at the 2012 London Paralympic Games and [&hellip... Read More


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Swimming and Samba: Camille Rodrigues does it all

Published on May 15th, 2015 | by mpower

Brazilian Paralympic Swimmer Camille Rodrigues has made a name for herself in the pool.  Her other passion is dancing samba. She has posted a number of videos online which caught the attention of a Brazilian variety [&hellip... Read More



Single Arm Swim Technique for Challenged Athletes

Published on February 25th, 2014 | by mpower

Elite swim coach, Alan Voisard, guides challenged athletes through the optimal swim technique for those who suffer from brachial plexus (arm paralysis) injuries or have an arm amputation. Alan Voisard has more than 32 years of [&hellip... Read More


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Victoria Arlen Fighting to Compete

Published on September 29th, 2013 | by mpower

Gold Medalist Victoria Arlen was set to defend her winning streak at the Para Swimming World Championships in Montreal Canada this past summer.  She then went through classification and was told that she was not able [&hellip... Read More

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