SOLE SISTERS and another AMAZING WOMAN!

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This Saturday, March 11, we will venture into the Coconut Grove area to Kennedy Park, also known as David T. Kennedy Park, located at 2400 S Bayshore Dr.  It’s a very picturesque place to run/walk.  We will meet in the parking lot next to the kids playground (also entrance to sailing club) at 7am.

Perhaps a little healthy breakfast at Greenstreet Cafe afterwards???

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In honor of Women’s Week:

#2 – Olympic swimmer DARA TORRES (b. 1967)

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At age 41, she was the oldest swimmer to ever compete in the Olympics, competing in the 50-meter freestyle, 4×100-meter medley relay, and 4×100-meter freestyle relay, and winning silver medals in all three events!!!  That photo above is her at 41, eight years ago!!!

She is a twelve-time Olympic medalist, as well as the first and only swimmer from the United States to compete in five Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008).

On August 1, 2007, at age 40 (just 15 months after giving birth to her first child), she won gold in the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. Nationals, her fourteenth national championship.  On August 4, she broke her own American record in the 50-meter freestyle, 26 years after she first set the American record at just 15 years old.  WOW!!  She is also one of few Olympians to win a medal in each of the five Olympics in which she has competed!

Mother, author, model, Olympic athlete, TV show host, Hall of Famer…. Go girl!  (Some of you will be happy to hear that she is half Cuban!  LOL!)

HAVE A GOOD NIGHT!

 

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