Lakewood Ranch, Florida -- The Lakewood Ranch YMCA has announce it will be the host location for an upcoming visit by two 2012 London Olympic gold medalists.
Claire Donahue and Davis Tarwater will make their way to Manatee County as part of a Fitter & Faster swimming tour presented by Swimoutlet.com.
Donahue and Tarwater will run swim clinics dedicated to enforcing the essentials of fast swimming for young athletes in the area. To maximize learning, the Olympians will tailor the clinics into two age groups with the 12 yr & older age group attending a Saturday, January 25th clinic and the 11 yr & under age group attending a Sunday, January 26th clinic.
Recognized as one of the most versatile swimmers in the world, Davis Tarwater, who began competing at the highest level in the United States when he was just 16 years old, was part of the United States' gold medal winning 800 freestyle relay at the 2012 London Olympics. Claire Donahue, who specializes in the 100 butterfly, reached finals and was part of the United States' gold medal winning 400 medley relay at the 2012 London Olympics.
The upcoming Fitter & Faster tour is not just limited to Bradenton and Sarasota residents. Swimmers from all over the state of Florida are currently registered to attend the event in Lakewood Ranch. For more information and/or to register for the event, click here.
Both events will be held at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA located at 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211.
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