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Ralph Mohr 1
As we are all waiting to get back in the water, this gives us time to consider what we will do once we get wet again.  There are all sorts of workouts available online.  What about our mental approach? With the 2020 season so changed, what are your new goals? […]

New Beginnings





Éva Székely won a gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics. (Photo by S&G PA Images via Getty Images)
by Brigit Katz (smithsonianmag.com) and Wikipedia Between December 1944 and January 1945, members of Hungary’s fascist Arrow Cross Party executed as many as 20,000 Jews on the banks of the Danube.  Éva Székely was 17 years old when a young official came to round her up.  Decades later, providing survivor […]

Éva Székely, Holocaust Survivor and Olympic Champion Swimmer




Matt Miller
I hope this finds all of you Oregon Masters swimmers safe and healthy.  With the disruption caused by the current pandemic, most of us have been out of the water for nearly a month now.  I have heard from a few swimmers who have found creative ways to stay in […]

Just Keep Moving