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Craig Beardsley Joins 'One in a Thousand' Campaign, "The Hall of Fame Connects All Of Us"

Jane Katz Joins ISHOF's "One in a Thousand" Club

Honorees and Olympians Launch The "One In a Thousand" Challenge

Save The Dates: ISHOF Hall of Fame '20 and '21 Classes Will be Inducted in Spring and Fall of 2021

New York Breakers Donate to ISHOF & Join "One in a Thousand Club"

Cynthia Potter: Why I Am One in a Thousand!

International Swimming Hall of Fame Wants To Know If You Are One In A Thousand?

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Jane Katz Joins ISHOF's "One in a Thousand" Club

Dr. Jane Katz, the 1999 Paragon Award winner in recreational swimming, has joined the International Swimming Hall of Fame's "One in a Thousand" campaign, which is aimed at supporting the hall of fame during the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. "When I was in fourth grade, me and my three sibli...

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Honorees and Olympians Launch The "One In a Thousand" Challenge

Honorees and Olympians launch the "One In a Thousand" Challenge for the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF).  Many ISHOF Honorees such as Mark Spitz, Janet Evans, Dara Torres, Vladimir Salnikov, Jason Lezak and Rowdy Gaines, water polo player Brenda Villa, diver Greg Louganis, synchro swimme...

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New York Breakers Donate to ISHOF & Join "One in a Thousand Club"

The New York Breakers recently sent a money donation to the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) to join the One in a Thousand Club, which helps keep the Hall of Fame moving forward toward a new vision and museum. The One in a Thousand campaign is designed to help the Hall of Fame during the ...

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Cynthia Potter: Why I Am One in a Thousand!

Cynthia Potter, 1987 ISHOF Honoree and 28-time National Champion as a Diver is special. She is One in a Thousand! When asked why she wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Potter said, “The Hall of Fame is so special and important to all of us. We have a his...

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Hall of Fame Aquatic Complex: Construction Update

Update provided by Laura Voet, the Aquatic Complex Manager with the City of Ft. Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Dept. The jobsite was closed for Labor Day, however the Hensel Phelps team has been working hard all summer building new pools for the City of Ft. Lauderdale. Next week we will se...

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Sandra Bucha: She's One in a Thousand!

Sandra Bucha, ISHOF Board Member, Honoree, Open Water Superstar.  She is One in a Thousand! When asked why she wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Sandra Bucha said, “ISHOF signifies the fulfillment of a dream - a dream I never imagined would be realized....

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Passages: Andy Burke, Devoted US Water Polo Administrator, 91

Andy Burke, a long-time administrator for water polo who served on numerous U.S. and international committees, passed away last Friday at the age of 91. For his efforts on behalf of American water polo, in 2018 Burke was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) for his substanti...

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Nicholas Granger: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Nicholas Granger, 2016 MISHOF Honor Swimmer and two-time Cancer Survivor – He’s One in A Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Granger said, “ISHOF was not even on my radar, because in France, most of the Masters swimme...

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Passages: English Channel Record Holder Barry Watson Dies at Age 81

Barry Watson, who held the record for the fastest English Channel crossing from 1964 to 1977, died this week at age 81. A native of Crossflatts, West Yorkshire, Watson swam the channel in 1964 at age 26. His time of nine hours, 35 minutes to cover the 21 miles from England to France held for nearly ...

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Hall of Fame Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center Continues Renovation

The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center at the International Swimming Hall of Fame continues with its renovation and new construction. There is still some ongoing discussion on the south locker room building as to its final design.  Looking at best-worst-case scenarios, the aquatic center could have a so...