The Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic presented by LIMU is very quickly becoming one of the marquee masters swimming meets in the world. It’s a pool full of inspiration. So who gets the Growing Bolder Inspiration Award? And why? Here’s a hint: she makes her living looking perfect in front of the camera, yet was bold enough to push herself out of her comfort zone and try something she’s never done before.

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– If this story inspired you to start swimming or return to the sport, check out United States Masters Swimming, a wonderful resource for swimmers of all ages and all abilities. Click here to visit the USMS website and start growing bolder in the pool!

Click here to visit Rowdy Gaines’ blog and follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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