Monthly Archives: August 2013

25 08, 2013

#21 Marty (“I’ve found the missing link”) 51-years-young/

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"My wife cut out an article on your swimming lessons "40 for 40". I would love to learn how to breathe properly while swimming.  I am 51 and native to San Diego...my best swimming is when I keep my face under water but I can only hold my breath so long.  I also have been told my [...]

19 08, 2013

Update on Participant #9 Karina/

By | 2018-01-23T08:44:32+00:00 August 19th, 2013|Project Face in Water Participants|Comments Off on Update on Participant #9 Karina/

Remember Project Partcipant # 9 Karina? She completely faked me out when I met her. I thought she looked pretty comfortable in the water...until we talked about getting her face wet. When I worked with her back in early March she said, “Swimming for me has always been for survival — not for enjoyment.” She was [...]

12 08, 2013

#20 Matthew (“It worries me that kids will make fun of me”) 12-years-old/

By | 2018-01-23T08:45:35+00:00 August 12th, 2013|Project Face in Water Participants|Comments Off on #20 Matthew (“It worries me that kids will make fun of me”) 12-years-old/

My cousin told me that I would fall in love with him right away. She knows me well. This 12- year-old has a cheerful, sweet personality and was an absolute pleasure to work with. His mom informed me of his diagnosis: High-functioning autism and Kabuki Syndrome. I’d never heard of Kabuki Syndrome, but after reading [...]