Hometown and Current residence: Apple Valley, CA. Searcy, AR
Occupation: retired, from high school teaching (health and personal fitness)
Swimming background: trained in Red Cross and worked as a lifeguard from 1966-1971. Competed in triathlons in the 1980’s and finished third at national championship.
Favorite event/race: still learning to be a competitive swimmer. 50 and 100 freestyle.
Swimming hero: anyone faster then myself, which is most everybody!
Swimming goals: continue to learn correct competitive strokes and to master the fly.
Advice to new masters swimmers: it takes more time and effort than you might have thought. Stay with it – it is worth it.
Hobbies: grandkids, cycling – both road and mountain biking.
Favorite drill/workout: still learning – all drills and tough workouts.
Do you participate in other sports? completed multiple cycling events: metric century, century, off road races
Where do you currently swim? Searcy Swim Center