Memories




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




Kim Peyton
Oregon Hall of Fame Inductees Oregon Swimming† helps preserve Oregon’s rich sports heritage through its recognition of outstanding Oregon athletes and special contributors to sport. November 17, 2019, was the first Induction Ceremony into the Oregon Swimming Hall of Fame; ten people were inducted – some swimmers, some coaches.  Only […]

Celebrating Oregon Swimming Excellence!




Written with love by Brian Ritacco, Gracie Goddard, Kristin Preston, Brian Parrott & Monique Lance The Tualatin Hills Barracudas (THB) celebrated and honored fellow swimmer, 85-year-old, Dave Radcliff on Saturday, September 14th, during the annual team BBQ. Standing before family, friends, and fellow swimmers, Dave shared, “your friendship, your encouragement, […]

Rockin’ Our Rad (David Radcliff)