Arena Grand Prixview Kids
Courtesy of: ArenaUSA
Published:February 24, 2014

Guest commentary by Ernie and Mary Anne Ortiz

Swimmers don't have birthdays; they "age up." That's what happened to
our little swimmer when she had her 11th August birthday. It was a bittersweet moment for her, and for
us in a number of ways. 

Her perspective was that just as she was finally fast enough in her events to be truly competitive, her birthday put her into an age group where the times appeared to resemble the speed of light. As parents w...
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