Archive for November, 2014

Outside Magazine Article on USA Swimming Sex Abuse Now Online

Published November 11th, 2014, Uncategorized

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/water-activities/swimming/The-Sex-Abuse-Scandal-Plaguing-USA-Swimming.html   We, like all of you, are just now reading the lengthy story by Outside’s Rachel Sturtz. We will review it in full shortly.

‘Article in New Issue of Outside Magazine Boosts Fed Investigations of USA Swimming’ … today at Beyond Chron

Published November 11th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The most undercovered scandal in sports is the widespread sexual abuse of untold hundreds of early- and mid-teen female swimmers by untold scores of coaches. Money- and image-obsessed USA Swimming, the national governing body under the umbrella of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been covering up these practices for decades. White-collar […]

Nancy Hogshead-Makar’s New Advocacy Group, Champion Women, a Welcome Voice in the Fight to Hold USA Swimming Accountable

Published November 7th, 2014, Uncategorized

Look for the December issue of Outside magazine on newsstands starting November 11. Outside has published a 14-plus-page investigative package on the USA Swimming sexual abuse and cover-up scandals featured in Muchnick & Joyce’s writings at Concussion Inc.   by Irvin Muchnick Olympic multi-gold medalist swimmer Nancy Hogshead-Makar, former senior director of advocacy at the […]

As World Awaits Outside Magazine Article on USA Swimming Sexual Abuse and Cover-Up, Questions Still Swirl Around Chuck Wielgus Role in a $23,000 Grant to Indiana University’s Counsilman Center

Published November 7th, 2014, Uncategorized

Look for the December issue of Outside magazine on newsstands starting November 11. Outside has published a 14-plus-page investigative package on the USA Swimming sexual abuse and cover-up scandals featured in Muchnick & Joyce’s writings at Concussion Inc.     by Irvin Muchnick My collaborator Tim Joyce and I are among the millions who look […]

Outside Magazine’s Table of Contents Listing for December Issue Article on USA Swimming Sex Abuse

Published November 6th, 2014, Uncategorized

Unprotected There’s a dark secret beneath the waters of USA Swimming: a history of sex abuse that has devastated scores of young swimmers. As those girls come forward, the ripples are extending beyond the pool. By Rachel Sturtz