Missy Franklin Makes USA Olympic Swim Team!
Missy Franklin, MSAA's Swim for MS Ambassador,
is now an official member of the 2012 USA Olympic Swim Team and
will be competing in seven events - the most ever for a US female
swimmer - in the London 2012 Olympic Games!
During the USA Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska this past week,
Missy competed in four events, including:
Missy's time of 2:06.12 in the 200m backstroke was the fastest time
in the world this year!
Over the next four weeks Missy will be practicing with the US Olympic
Swim Team in preparation for the Games of the XXX Olympiad from
London, which begin on July 27 with the Opening Ceremony and
conclude with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 12.
MSAA will be posting all of the dates and times of Missy's races when
they become available.
MSAA, we are encouraging volunteers to
host a Swim for MS Pool Party
leading up to or during the Olympics.
Be sure to take pictures or videos and post them to MSAA's Facebook,
Twitter, or YouTube pages!
The Swim for MS Pool Party is an offshoot of MSAA's popular
Swim for MS program.
The Pool Party is a one-day event volunteers host in their
own backyard or community pool.
To begin to plan their
Swim for MS Pool Party,
volunteers first select a date,
then select an activity - such as
cannonballs, swimming laps, or
even a game of Marco Polo -
and collect pledges from
friends and family for the
Sign up today by visiting msaapoolparty.org.
Once again, go Missy Franklin!
Pick a Date,
Join the Party,
100 Days to Make A Difference!
Call or go online to learn more and register your own
Swim for MS Pool Party:
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
MSAA Ambassador Missy Franklin Makes US Olympic Swim Team
Cool news from the MS Association of America (MSAA), headquartered in New Jersey.
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