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Local Olympians

Jewish athletes have a history of competition filled with tragedy and triumph.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/local_olympians_20000915

Besides Lenny Krayzelburg, three other American Jews with a Southern California connection are vying for the gold at the Olympic Games in Sydney: a runner who graduated from Agoura Hills High School, a 19-year-old from Valencia who will be the first person of African-American descent to swim in the Olympics, and an Irvine-based swimmer who loves to surf.

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