Archive for May, 2013

WASHINGTON POST EDITORIAL CALLS FOR CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION OF USA SWIMMING

Published May 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

“[Kelley] Currin is exactly right in calling on Congress, which created USA Swimming in 1979, to start asking questions and providing the oversight that seems to have been sorely lacking.”   “Was Rick Curl free to abuse?” Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/was-rick-curl-free-to-abuse/2013/05/26/2591b230-c4c7-11e2-914f-a7aba60512a7_story.html

JOYCE: USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus’s Web of Denials Doesn’t Even Come Close to Plausible

Published May 26th, 2013, Uncategorized

by Tim Joyce   Avoiding the facts. Insulting anyone of meager intelligence. That is the essence of the response to the Rick Curl sentence from that hermetically sealed bubble of plausible deniability – otherwise known as USA Swimming headquarters in Colorado Springs. In an “open letter” sadly and typically devoid of any contrition, CEO Chuck […]

WaPo With Major New University of Maryland Angle in Rick Curl Story

Published May 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

U-Md.: Curl sex abuse was reported to attorney general’s office   By Amy Brittain and Chris Trevino A University of Maryland spokesman acknowledged Friday that the university had received a letter in the late 1980s from then-swimming and diving coach Rick Curl admitting he had sex with an underage girl. The university immediately demanded his resignation and two […]

From the Archives: The Strange Journey of USA Swimming’s David ‘Blastoff’ Berkoff — Now David ‘Backoff’ Berkoff

Published May 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

Resolving Conflict in Accounts Between Olympic Gold Medal Swimmers David Berkoff and Pablo Morales Published April 18th, 2012 *** ‘Olympic Gold Medalist Denounced USA Swimming Child Sex Abuse – But Now Serves on its Board of Directors’ (full text) Published April 20th, 2012 *** EXCLUSIVE: USA Swimming’s Secret International List of Youth Swimming Figures With […]

Mark Schubert — Who Falsely DENIED Hiring a Private Investigator to Follow Sean Hutchison — Now ASSERTS He Hired P.I. to Track Rapist Rick Curl

Published May 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

See how they run. With Rick Curl’s statutory rape victim, Kelley Davies Currin, calling out top USA Swimming officials, including her former University of Texas coach, Mark Schubert, yesterday following Curl’s sentencing to seven years in prison, Schubert has come up with a doozy of an explanation to Scott Reid of the Orange County Register. […]