Paralympian Elizabeth Stone of Grand Rapids part of world-record swim effort in Netherlands
Updated: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 10:11 AM
Kelly Hill | The Grand Rapids Press
Elizabeth Stone likes the way it sounds when people refer to her as a “world record holder.”
Stone, 20, who swam at Grand Rapids Christian and attended Grand Rapids Community College last year, swam the third leg Monday of the U.S. 400-meter freestyle relay that set a world record in winning the gold medal at the International Paralympic Committee World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
All you need to know about riding Lyon Street Waterslide this weekend
Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 8:03 AM
Rachael Recker | The Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS — 500 feet.
It’s the amount of space you need to leave between your car and a blaring, flashing emergency vehicle.
It’s a football field and a half.
It’s 152.4 meters of inflated yellow-and-blue vinyl your entire back side can glide down on Saturday and Sunday, thanks to the Lyon Street Waterslide, presented by nonprofit group Rob Bliss Events….8. What if there is a medical emergency? — EMTs will be on hand, as well as DK Security officers, Grand Rapids Police and GRCC Campus Police.