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For Amateur Swimmers, the Cost Of Success Doesn't Suit Everyone

Date: November 9, 2008
Author: Amy Shipley
QUOTE: The futuristic swimsuits worn last summer by nearly every competitor at the Beijing Olympics, most notably Michael Phelps, are generating an aquatic version of class warfare as college and high school swim seasons get underway...Many collegiate coaches and parents of promising young swimmers don't have the budgets for the suits. But they fear their kids will be hindered without them.

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