Past and Present in Attendance
L-R: first row
sitting: The Vilagos twins, 2nd row sitting: Jon Erikson, Steve
Lundquist, Eldon Godfrey, Dan Desjardins, Jesse Vassallo, Pam
Wingerter, Lesley Bush, Buddy Bucha; standing: Bruce Hopping,
Norman Sarsfield, Gail Roper, Dawn Bean, Charlotte
Judy McGowan, Mike
Read, Sandra Bucha, Ron O'Brien, Jim Martin, Bob
Mickey King, Agnes
Kovacs, Donna DeVarona, Jozsef Nagy, Janet Evans, Ginny Duenkel,
Tom Malchow, Cathy Ferguson, John Kinsella, Mike Barrowman, Carlo
Silipio, Jon Urbanchek, Jed
Make a Splash with
Lezak and Janet Evans
As part of this year's
Hall of Fame weekend, The USA Swimming Foundation brought
Lezak, Janet Evans and Alia Atkinson in to promote the
Make a Splash initiative.
The Make a Splash program is a national child-focused water safety
campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in
America to learn to
To date, more than 2 million children
have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through the USA
Swimming Foundation Make
a Splash Local Partner network, comprised of more than 600
qualified lesson providers across the nation. Please click on image
to start video.
Australian 1964 Olympian Russell Phegan presented ISHOF
with several items of memorabilia from his collection,
including three men's suits (USA, AUS & Japan) assorted badges,
an Olympic towel and two kickboards, one an Adolph Kiefer board
belonging to USA Olympic swimmer, Phil Riker. Russell came
over all the way from down under along with teammate Dawn Fraser to
attend the 1964 Olympian celebration.
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