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2012 and Before

July 2012

Newsday Westchester features Gotham Synchro in a photo gallery and an article on Olympic sports offered in the Westchester Area. (Photos by: Faye Murman)

July 2012

Gotham Synchro Featured in an article for Refinery 29.   Unfortunately the reporter didn't bother to interview us or come to check out practice, so we hope that if they had, they would have had a much more positive opinion of our sport : )

June 2012

Gotham head coach Rowena Dale Mohammed is featured in NY Magazine promoting Gotham's performance group.

photo by Danny Kim

May  2012

Gotham Synchro performs for a Yahoo Event for NYC Internet Week. Check out the writeup on BizBash......

Photo by Sean T. Smith

January,  2012
Jenna Wolfe takes the plunge
Jenna Wolfe finds out how much fun it is to synchronize with Gotham Synchro!

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November  2011

Jenna Wolfe comes to John Jay College to learn a bit of synchronized swimming from the adults and youth swimmers at Gotham Synchro.  Tune into the TODAY show weekend broadcast on Sunday, January 22, 2012 to see her perform.

August 2011

Gotham Synchro coach Dale Mohammed discusses the growing popularity of synchronized
swim for all ages and abilities in this article in the NY Daily News .

July 2011

Gotham Synchro were nominated as a finalist in the Performing Arts Category for the first annual Unique Art Awards.

June 2011
Gotham Synchro made a splash performing at the official after-party of the 29th Annual 
Mermaid Parade at the New York Aquarium on Coney Island.   

November, 2010
See Gotham Synchro moves (at 2:10 mark) in the "Hot Mess" video from Chromeo 
with over 800,000 views on YouTube.

August, 2010
LeBlon Cachaca
Baile Funkie FOFO
Gotham Synchro performs at the Thompson LES Hotel

August, 2010
TV4Nyheterna Goteborg
The Ramapo Aquamasters make an appearance on Swedish Television
Competing in FINA World Masters Championships in Goteborg Sweden, Beth Carey and 
Carol Motyka Miller from our competitive adult team are interviewed for Swedish 
television. Beth placed 3rd in the 70+ age category solo, and 
Beth and Carol placed 1st in the duet category.  

Alinka launches her new website
Our friend Alinka continues to win awards and get photos of swimmers published in 
worldwide publications and exhibits.

January, 2010
Kevin Burke Studios
Kevin Burke uses the talents of Ramapo Aquamasters to make this beautiful video about 
the importance of clean water and water conservation for a major corporation.  

Summer, 2009
Soho House NYC
Skinny Dip
Produced by the fabulous Kate Rigg (comedian, and producer of "Dance your $#@ off"), 
the Gotham Coaches and Ramapo Aquamasters Swimmers added cool vibes and glamour 
to the fashion show at this hot downtown club.
Event reviews:
Kate Rigg Kulturefuk 6/27/09
Kate Rigg Kulturefuk 7/24/09

February, 2009
Lightness of Being by Alinka Echeverria
Synchronized swimmers are featured in this atmospheric video from artist Alinka Echeverria exploring water as an environment.

Jan-Feb, 2009
American Photo
Student Work - Photograph by Alinka Echeverria
Photograph featured in Magazine's Student Work Section

October 1, 2008
Some Sports to Play in the City this Fall
The New York Daily News
Article Written by Nicole Lyn Pesce

August 22, 2008
Swimming in Sync
WBGO Journal
Interview by Jon Kalish

June 20 - August 20, 2008
Reflect : 2007-8 Full Time Student Exhibition
School at the International Center of Photography
1114 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street, New York, NY
Photos by Alinka Echeverria

August 14, 2008
Rocketboom Lesson - Picture of the Day
Sync or Swim website
Photo by Cheryl Furjanic

August 7, 2008
Synchronized Swimming Shakes off its Old Fashioned Image
The New York Daily News
Article Written by Leah Chernikoff

January 9, 2008
Area competitors know synchronized swimming is a challenge
The Journal News
By Jane McManus

July 31, 2007
Lesser-known sports grab spotlight at Empire Games
The New York Daily News
Article by Ian Begley

March 29, 2007
Synchronized Swimming for the Masses
Associated Press
Article by Coralie Carlson, with video interview featuring Gotham Swim Coach Dale Mohammed.

October 2006
Ramapo Aqua Masters Celebrate 20th Swim for American Heart Association
The Rockland County Times
Article by Helena M. Poston

August 16, 2006
40-49 Free Duet - XI FINA World Masters Games
Posted By Dale Mohammed
Performance featuring Ramapo Aquamasters Laura Alt and Dale Mohammed

July 29, 2006
Totally Cool to Be in Sync
Times Herald-Record
Article by Ken Mcmillan

July 28, 2006
Hudson Valley team has bright future in unique sport
The Journal News
Article by Harold Gutmann

May 16, 2006
Punk Rock + Synchronized Swimming = WTF?!
The Portland Mercury
Posted by Adam Gnade

April 29, 2006
The world could do with a few less billionaires and a few less poor people
Sucka Pants Blog
Photos Posted by Sucka Pants

Fall 2005
Edmonton Hosts the "Most Perfect Masters Games"
US Synchro Magazine
By Linda S. Thomson

The Sounds of Synchro
The City Paper (Philadelphia, PA)
By Alexandra Richmond