Interview with Coach Bill Smith tape 2 5/84
Interview with Coach Bill Smith interviewed by Chris Conybeare recorded in May 1984. Bill Smith was a competitive Olympic swimmer who trained with Coach Sakamoto infamous for coaching the Three-Year Swim Club. Topics include traveling to the continental United States on different Matson ships, celebrations at the port when the ships would leave and return to Honolulu, swimming in the pool and training on the ships, Mrs. Sakamoto being the backbone of the club, national swimming on the continental United States, titles and records held by the team locally and nationally, and training for the Olympics.
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