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Olympic gold medalist, Jason Lezak, inspires Las Vegas swim team

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1c3e58a8a575c1bac725a329c6ff63dcAt a time when the world is preparing for another summer Olympic games, Clark County Sandpipers of Nevada swim team got a taste of Olympic glory from seven-time Olympic champion Jason Lezak. Lezak spoke at the team’s awards banquet on January 21, 2012 at Sun Coast Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Lezak, a seasoned athlete and Olympic gold medalist, is known for anchoring the U.S. men’s 400-meter freestyle relay team to a come-from-behind victory, stealing the Gold medal from the French during the 2008 games in Beijing.

"We are excited to have had Jason speak at our dinner,"says Ron Aitken, head coach of Sandpipers of Nevada. "Having an athlete that swimmers can relate to, be inspired by, and learn from, add so much to the growth of our team as a whole and individually.” 

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