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This is an amazing letter from Eric Tang, a former Miramonte rec, Campolindo High School, and Orinda Aquatics swimmer. It is very telling of passion, team, academics, and perseverance. Hey Ron and Don, I just wanted to check in with you guys about my last season at Columbia University. On May 16, I’ll be graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with a pre-medical concentration, which I’m told are the most difficult major and concentration respectively. Over the past four years I’ve accumulated 155 credits, 25 more than...

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Based on the results of the United States Swimming, Virtual Club Championships, for this past short-course season, Orinda Aquatics finished 1st in nation for teams with less than 150 swimmers! In terms of overall finish, our results placed us 4th in Pacific Swimming, 13th in the state, and 98th in the nation – again, competing with teams under 150 swimmers, we would be first in each category.

Peter and Kim - 2008 Olympians!!

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Kim Vandenberg behind the blocks during 800 Free Relay Prelims.

Dear Orinda Aquatics Family, Although this thank-you is long overdue, I want you to know how wonderful it was to receive the clothes and other items that you donated to the AIDS orphans in Africa . Wesorted through the clothes to make different sized ‘outfits’ of a top& pants/shorts or dress, plus one pair of underwear and a toothbrush. The children were soooooo thrilled - they squealed with delight as they tried on the clothes! As news traveled of the ‘new’ clothes, over 30 additonal kids came to the carepoint...