Out of Africa…a story of 2 swimming brothers

  11 Chris Morgan | May 06th, 2012 | International, News, Training

David has reached many International finals. At the London Games this summer, he intends to final in the 50m "big one!" (photo courtesy: David Dunford)

For many swimming enthusiasts, even before the Beijing Olympics, there has been a noticeably slow–yet interesting rise of swimming stars coming from the African continent. Most of the impact from the African nations has been primarily that of  South Africa. Of course there was a huge media attention derived from the incredible performances of Kirsty Conventry during the 2004 Olympics in Athens and continued through to the World Champs in 2009. This summer in London, however, Jason Dunford and David Dunford plan on making finals and pushing the limit as far as they can…maybe even a podium position for a son of Kenya!

 

Chris Morgan is a swimming coach in search of the next pool, the next set, and the most creative workouts. Follow him on Twitter @swim4chris

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Jason and dave are true gentlemen, and are a sporting inspiration to us all!

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What is “breastroke” ?

Ouuf! My bad! Sorry about that JACKEDANDTAN….late night editing to get the video out there. Did not catch the spelling mistake. “breastroke” is of course breaststroke. Apologies

A pair of stand up lads. That is all.

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About Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan has just recently moved back to the United States after a successful 14 year coaching carreer in Europe, primarily in Switzerland. Chris is currently the assistant coach at Harvard University working with the women's swimming and diving team. Chris began his career at Stanford University learning from one …

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