USA Swimming is made up of 400,000 swimmers. From big to small, fast to not-so-fast, the world of swimming is a fun, competitive, healthy world. From the 8-year-old working toward their first swim meet to the 22-year-old heroes on the blocks at the Olympic Games, USA Swimming athletes come in all shapes and sizes. In this section, you will find out how you can be a part of this exciting world!
America's Swim Team Athlete Focus
Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!
Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 400,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team!
Name: Christian Herbst
Age: 9 years old
Team: Dunlap Dolphins Swim Team
Role Model: Jesus and Coach Bob Arnett
Favorite Stroke: Backstroke and Distance
Favorite Events: 50 Back and 500 Free
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To be an Olympic Swimmer and to go to space
Hobbies: Reading and playing the I-pad
Famous Person You'd Like to Meet: Coach Bob Bowman
Favorite Book: Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief
Favorite Movie: The Wizard of Oz
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A NASA Engineer
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: That ear infections didn't exist anymore
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