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4 Private Swim Lessons with the Head of Columbia University Mens Swimming, Jim Bolster, at Columbia

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Bid to win 4 private swim lessons with Jim Bolster, Head Mens Swim Coach, Columbia University. All abilities welcome!

As head coach of the Columbia men's swimming team since 1984, Jim Bolster has forged one of the Northeast’s most successful programs, winning the 2018 Ivy League Coach of the Year award. A native of Princeton, New Jersey and a graduate of Denison University, Bolster was one of the finest athletes in Denison history. Twice named the school’s Most Valuable Swimmer, he won an NCAA Championship in the 200 butterfly in 1976, five conference titles in the 100 and 200 butterfly, and was a six-time NCAA Division III All-America. He also starred in soccer and lacrosse, earning four letters in each of the three sports. He graduated in 1977. Bolster thrives on athletic competition. He has twice placed fifth in world championship triathlon races, and he has completed the Ironman distance race on Martha’s Vineyard. In addition to triathlons, Bolster has been a competitive cyclist, with several top ten Master’s finishes, including ninth in 1996 at the prestigious Tour of Killington, a five-day stage bicycle race. In 2006, he completed the five mountain stages of the Tour de France.

  • Experience expires on Apr 24, 2019.

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  • Valid for 1 person.
  • There is no minimum age of the winner but it is strongly recommended that the person knows how to swim.
  • Approximate duration: 4 lessons, each lesson is 1 hour.
  • All swim level abilities are welcomed. 
  • Lessons will occur at the Dodge Physical Fitness Center in New York City.
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Wellness in the Schools

Inspiring healthy eating and fitness for kids in public schools

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