Images from SPLASH! Simone Manuel & Peggy Oleksiak

Continuing the series of posts from my new book SPLASH!

From Chapter 13: “The Last Taboo.”

Simone Manuel and Canada’s Penny Oleksiak embrace after tying for first in the 100-meter freestyle in 2016, at the Rio Olympics — for U.S. women, the first-ever Olympic gold for an African-American swimmer.






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