North Van native swims his way to London Olympics (North Shore News)

BY ANDY PREST, NORTH SHORE NEWS

FOR a guy who’s headed off to the Olympic Games in the demanding sport of freestyle swimming, North Vancouver native Blake Worsley was introduced to the sport in a manner that doesn’t immediately bring to mind rippling muscles and athletic excellence.

A hockey and baseball player at the North Shore Winter Club, eight-year-old Worsley would kill downtime by goofing around in the club’s swimming pool, creating a ruckus while other kids were busy working on their backstrokes. He was always clear about it though – he was just goofing.

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