Everyone A Swimmer


Born near the end of World War I to German immigrants who settled in Chicago’s Albany Park, Kiefer was the fifth of eight children. Consoling him after a swimming loss, his father Otto predicted swimming heroics. “Sonny Boy,” he said, “you’re going to be the greatest swimmer in the world.”

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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