Splash - May/June 2014 - (Page 3)
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YOU PEOPLE COMPLETE ME. Because, let's face it, kids sending
me photos of their heads (and their pets' heads) to hide in the
magazine is pretty much my reason for living. C.J. F. (who actually
sent me a full-body diving photo), Annika A., Jackson P. and Emily
are all in this issue, plus Paige C.'s puppy Mable. Four swimmers
and a dog. It's fine art.
NOW GO FIND THE PRANK!
If you've just now discovered the tiny type and want in on the JCSB,
send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org, and put "I Can't
Eat Any More Jello, Francis!" in the subject line. Send me your
head and I'll hide it in the magazine. Then I'll do a quiet dance
in my secret compartment here in the ceiling at USA Swimming
headquarters, which is hard to do because I keep my pet elephant
up there with me, and HE USES UP A LOT OF SPACE.
If you have Deck Pass, scan the QR code and get your JCSB patch
because, short of winning a Golden Goggle Award for "Best 'I
Just Got DQ'd Face,'" it's the
best way to earn cred with your
Peace out, JCSB!
BUILD THE BASE
We seek to expand our membership
and strengthen the sport at the
grassroots level in order to engage as
many people as possible in the sport
PROMOTE THE SPORT
We seek to promote awareness of the
sport and our organization to inspire
participation in swimming, and raise
financial support to benefit the overall
mission of USA Swimming and the
USA Swimming Foundation.
We seek to continue the rich tradition
of performance success at the
Olympic Games and other high-level
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