USAS Convention - Celebration Luncheon
The 2019 Celebration Luncheon will be held in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, September 13 at 612 North Event Space & Catering.
Our speakers included:
USA Swimming Foundation Board Member and Ambassador Elizabeth Beisel a Backstroke and Individual Medley specialist with nine major international medals to her credit. A two-time Olympic Medalist, she was the youngest member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic swim team at the age of 15. During the 2012 Games In London she won silver in the 400-meter Individual Medley and bronze in the 200-meter Backstroke.
USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador Chase Kalisz was the 2017 FINA World Champion in both the 200- and 400-Meter Individual Medleys. By earning double gold at the 2017 Worlds, Chase became the first male swimmer since Ryan Lochte in 2009 to win both Medley events. Prior to the 2017 FINA World Championships, Chase was a Silver Medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Three-time Gold Medalist, USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador and NBC's "Voice of Swimming" Rowdy Gaines will be our Emcee at the Luncheon.
Attendees at this event had the opportunity to meet, take photos with and hear from Elizabeth, Chase and Rowdy.
A portion of your ticket price will be a tax-deductible donation to the USA Swimming Foundation.
Honoring Bill MAxson
USA Swimming Foundation
This year we will be honoring St. Louis Sports Commission Board Member and former USA Swimming Foundation Board Chair Bill Maxson, who served from 2010-2018 and oversaw the USA Swimming Foundation's transformation over the last eight years.