Making Waves: Breaking Barriers in Swimming with Big Wave Swim Academy

In this compelling episode of COSIGN Magazine’s series on transformative ventures, we dive deep into the inspiring story of Kalyea Terrell and her groundbreaking initiative, Big Wave Swim Academy. Join us as we explore how Kalyea, a college junior at Texas Women’s University, is revolutionizing aquatic education and dismantling stereotypes one stroke at a time.

From her earliest days splashing in the water to her collegiate career at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kalyea’s love for swimming has always been a driving force in her life. But it wasn’t until she became a swim instructor that she truly discovered her passion for imparting water safety knowledge to others.

With six years of experience under her belt, specializing in teaching students of all ages, Kalyea’s dedication to water safety has evolved into a powerful mission: to empower underserved and minority communities by breaking down barriers and dispelling stereotypes surrounding swimming.

At the heart of Big Wave Swim Academy lies a simple yet profound question: Why is it harder for black people to swim? Through her work, Kalyea is challenging this damaging narrative head-on, demonstrating that swimming is for everyone and that stereotypes serve only to uphold artificial barriers.

Join us as we delve into Kalyea’s journey, from her early experiences in the water to the founding of Big Wave Swim Academy. Discover how she and her team are making waves in communities across the country, one student and family at a time, and learn how you can be a part of this transformative movement.

Tune in to “Making Waves” and be inspired by the passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment of Kalyea Terrell and Big Wave Swim Academy as they redefine what it means to swim against the tide.

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