Sunday, November 19, 2017
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SWIMMING

Deaf swimmer shines light on technology that could change future of the sport

By Nicole Auerbach

GallaudetWASHINGTON — The lights glow in sequence, almost rhythmic as they cycle through. Blinking red flashes and then a steady red accompany the “on the block” command. Blue illuminates to tell swimmers to “take their mark.” Green means go — and that is triggered by the pool’s starting system.

Gallaudet University rising senior Faye Frez-Albrecht focuses on the colors inches from her face and practices her start to swim the backstroke.

Read more & view video: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2017/07/13/deaf-swimmer-inspires-change-with-starting-lights/471238001/

Source: USA Today

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