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V3 Sports Swim Clinic Featuring Olympian Cullen Jones

V3 hosted a “Learn to Swim” event — featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones — for more than 150 children and adults, drawing attention to alarming drowning disparities and the lack of indoor, year-round, community accessible aquatic centers in North Minneapolis.  Press coverage: Fox 9 | Olympian helps bring swimming lessons to north Minneapolis He’s

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SwimSwam | V3 Sports Will Bring Myrtha Olympic Trials Competition Pool to Minneapolis

The 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials competition swimming pool created by Myrtha Pools USA will have a very useful permanent home in north Minneapolis. V3 Sports, a philanthropic organization dedicated to providing triathlon and aquatics training to underprivileged athletes, has reached an agreement to purchase the Counsilman/Hunsacker-designed Myrtha pool. The 2020 competition pool will be the centerpiece of

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Pioneer Press | Rosario: She wants to teach children of color to swim, in a snazzy North Minneapolis complex

Like most truly motivated people, Erika Binger has not only a dream, but also a plan, a location, a feasibility study and other must-check-off criteria to try to make it a reality. Unlike many, though, her dream carries a hefty price tag: $44 milllion. “Actually, we’ve raised 15 percent of it so far,” the Twin

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WCCO | The Plan To Build A World-Class Gym In North Minneapolis

Planning is underway to build a world-class training complex in north Minneapolis. The goal of the project is to create more opportunities for young people and promote healthy lifestyles for residents. The proposed complex will feature a 200-meter track, a training and conditioning space, and a 50-meter, Olympic-size pool. “Yes, there are athletes being underserved,

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