• V3’s Olympic Trials Pool: From Italy to Omaha to North Minneapolis, a Journey of 5,000 Miles


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Castiglione delle Stiviere is a town in Italy, boasting a population of more than 23,000 people. It sits in the Northern Italy, in the Province of Mantua, some 4,653 miles from North Minneapolis. It’s where the first step of V3 Center’s pool takes place, under

V3 Center is the Right Project at the Right Time and Place October 15 was one of those gray days, where the clouds hang low and the cold cuts through you. It was the middle of a Wednesday and the once bustling intersection of Plymouth and Lyndale in the heart of North Minneapolis was deserted.