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December 12, 2013

Remembering Paul Bergen, the Rapist Master of Tualatin Hills (For Whom the Thunderbolt Junior International Swim Meet Is Most Definitely NOT Named)

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   As reported back in July, the former editor of U.S. Masters Swimming’s magazines Swim and Swimmer, Bill Volckening, told […]
December 12, 2013

Links to Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of Rapist Swim Coach Paul Bergen and the Not-Paul Bergen Meet This Weekend in Oregon (in reverse chronological order)

Another Paul Bergen Victim Speaks: Filling in the Spaces in the Career of the Rapist Hall of Fame Coach Published December 17th, 2013 ***** Portland’s Oregonian: […]
December 12, 2013

Video of 2008 Paul Bergen Interview — He of the Paul Bergen-NOT Oregon Meet This Weekend, While Congress Investigates USA Swimming Coach Sex Abuse and Cover-Up

Now for an archival curiosity: a five-year-old interview of Paul Bergen — ID’d child rapist of Olympic gold medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt. This weekend the USA […]
December 13, 2013

Portland’s Oregonian: ‘Tualatin Hills Swim Club removes Paul Bergen’s name from meet following abuse allegations’

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The Oregonian, the state’s biggest newspaper, has picked up Concussion Inc.’s story of the rebranding of the Paul Bergen […]
December 15, 2013

Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District Also Must Answer for 2010-2012 Name of Paul Bergen Swim Meet

The Tualatin Hills Swim Club today concludes its Thunderbolt Junior International Championships, which for the previous 14 years was officially called the Paul Bergen meet — […]
December 16, 2013

Memo to Congressional Investigators: Subpoena Oregon State University’s Husband-and-Wife Swim Coach Team — Pals of Defrocked Olympic Coach Mark Schubert

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   For months we’ve been trying to get a word out of Oregon State University swimming coach Larry Liebowitz, or […]
December 17, 2013

Another Paul Bergen Victim Speaks: Filling in the Spaces in the Career of the Rapist Hall of Fame Coach

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   We know that Olympic gold medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt has offered unrefuted testimony of her molestation at the hands […]
December 18, 2013

Oregon Park District: We Are Separate From Tualatin Hills Swim Club, Knew Nothing About Paul Bergen Sex Abuse Prior to Concussion Inc. Inquiry

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Eighteen days after our initial query to the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, and three days after the […]
December 19, 2013

Congressman Mike Honda: ‘I Support and Stand By Congressman Miller’s Work’ on Sex Abuse in Swimming

Congressman Mike Honda, whose district was probably the first in which famed swim coach Mitch Ivey’s long-running sexual abuse occurred, has issued a statement supporting the […]