Advertisement
All Studio Videos

Amini Fonua on The Morning Swim Show

Uploaded on May 13, 2013 by jeff
Share |
May 13, 2013: On today's edition of The Morning Swim Show recently graduated Texas A&M swimmer Amini Fonua talks about his life as an openly gay swimmer at the university and how a recent national poll claiming the school is one of the least-friendly to gays is untrue. Fonua came to Texas A&M from New Zealand, where he grew up and learned to swim. He was openly gay as a teenager and came out to his teammates in College Station. He said he received nothing but kind and supportive words from his teammates during his entire collegiate career, and he said it was because his teammates cared mostly about his swimming performance and not his sexuality. He also talks about the atmosphere of being a gay swimmer in the United States and why he is happy to have chosen the country to continue his education.
Video URL:
Embed Code:

Video Categories

Morning Swim Show Episodes (1366)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 228
  • Next

Streamlined (920)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 154
  • Next

The Week That Was: April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014 (6:38)

The Week That Was: April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014 (6:42)

The Week That Was, April 7, 2014
April 7, 2014 (5:12)

The Week That Was, March 31, 2014
March 31, 2014 (6:25)

The Week That Was, March 24, 2014
March 24, 2014 (7:41)

The Week That Was, March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014 (5:37)

Workout Videos (94)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 16
  • Next

TRX Streamline Pushoff
February 18, 2014 (0:20)

Simulated Flip Turn and Streamline
February 11, 2014 (0:27)

Jaimie Bryan
January 3, 2014 (0:16)

Marc Valle
December 10, 2013 (0:54)

Hanna Holman
November 27, 2013 (0:28)

Travis Anderson and Daren Brubaker
November 5, 2013 (0:26)

Tip of the Week (45)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 8
  • Next

TYR FastStache
March 30, 2012 (1:29)

Water Petting
November 7, 2011 (0:9)

Thumbs Up
November 7, 2011 (0:9)

Thumbs Down
November 7, 2011 (0:11)

Princess Waver
November 7, 2011 (0:7)

Dryland Tips (111)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 19
  • Next

Latissimus Dorsi Stiffness
April 21, 2014 (3:43)

Hands Behind Back Mobility
April 11, 2014 (1:26)

Hands Behind Back Mobility
April 10, 2014 (1:26)

Single Arm Band Row
February 5, 2014 (1:16)

Dynamic Lunge with Rotation
January 9, 2014 (1:13)

SMR Plantarfascia
December 18, 2013 (1:26)

Early Years (115)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 20
  • Next

SWR: Kate Ziegler, Dec. 13, 2006
May 30, 2012 (15:52)

Early Years: Mar. 31, 2008
April 6, 2011 (45:32)

Early Years: Mar. 28, 2008
April 6, 2011 (11:59)

Early Years: Mar. 27, 2008
April 6, 2011 (11:23)

Early Years: Mar. 26, 2008
April 6, 2011 (11:51)

Split Time Episodes (62)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 11
  • Next

Ready Room Episodes (46)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 8
  • Next

Volunteer For Special Olympics
April 7, 2014 (2:19)

George Breen
November 26, 2013 (15:36)

Adolph Kiefer
November 26, 2013 (15:42)

2006 Golden Goggles
November 26, 2013 (25:38)

Previews (68)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 12
  • Next

Industry Insider Episodes (16)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 3
  • Next

Industry Insider: HydroXphere
March 7, 2014 (6:28)

Industry Insider: The Flow Of FINIS
February 11, 2014 (13:48)

Industry Insider: Award Keeper
November 22, 2013 (5:57)

Industry Insider: FINIS
June 20, 2013 (12:8)

Industry Insider : The Swim Gate
June 3, 2011 (9:47)

McCaffreyCap Episodes (11)

  • First
  • Previous
  • of 2
  • Next

McCaffreyCap: March 9, 2011
March 9, 2011 (8:2)

McCaffreyCap: Feb, 24, 2011
February 24, 2011 (9:57)

McCaffreyCap: Feb, 11, 2011
February 11, 2011 (7:2)

McCaffreyCap: Feb, 3, 2011
February 3, 2011 (4:12)

McCaffreyCap: Jan. 28, 2011
January 28, 2011 (4:57)

McCaffreyCap: Jan. 20, 2011
January 20, 2011 (3:48)

Click Here for Mobile Site