Entering its fifth year, the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame has grown into a bigger venue for its marquee event.
When Eric Shanteau walked away from competitive swimming after the conclusion of the 2012 Olympic Games, he knew he was ready for the next phase of his life.
Olympic Gold Medalist, Eric Shanteau shares his message with the Wilmington youth at a local YMCA.
This year’s event, hosted by Bob Costas of NBC Sports, celebrated the accomplishments of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Team. Team USA dominated the competition in London, earning 31 medals – 16 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze.
Eight swimmers are among the candidates who have made the short list for nominations for Laureus World Sports Awards. No aquatic athlete has ever won a Laureu Award in any category.
Overcoming adversity and still living your dreams is something U.S. Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau knows all too well. The former Parkview standout has been to two Olympics (one gold medal), having fought cancer in between. All of this culminated in his Swim for Your Life program, a LiveStrong event for open-water swimming.
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