Squalicum’s Syndney Wong, top, tries to stay ahead of Bellingham’s Maddie Gillman in the 500 freestyle during a 2013 meet at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. Wong on Tuesday signed her national letter of intent to attend the University of San Diego.
Squalicum’s Syndney Wong, top, tries to stay ahead of Bellingham’s Maddie Gillman in the 500 freestyle during a 2013 meet at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. Wong on Tuesday signed her national letter of intent to attend the University of San Diego. Staff The Bellingham Herald
Squalicum’s Syndney Wong, top, tries to stay ahead of Bellingham’s Maddie Gillman in the 500 freestyle during a 2013 meet at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. Wong on Tuesday signed her national letter of intent to attend the University of San Diego. Staff The Bellingham Herald

After years of training indoors, she’s ready to swim into the sunlight

November 17, 2016 05:00 AM