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Top Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day Near Denver

It’s finally feeling like summer and it’s time to break out the bathing suits, coolers and beach chairs.

06/08/2013

Prince Harry talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course on May 10, 2013 in Sedalia. (credit: Ed Andrieski - Pool/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin Gets Ready To Walk Down High School Aisle

The star of the London Olympics still has much of her life in front of her. But Missy Franklin reached one important milestone last week, celebrating her 18th birthday, and she’ll mark another Monday when she graduates from her Denver-area high school.

05/16/2013

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Coloradan Hopes To Fit In Competing In World Dwarf Games

A tiny girl is going to great lengths. She’ll be swimming in the World Games this summer. For Mia Towl, it’s not all about the competition; the young lady is also hoping to finally fit in.

05/07/2013

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Castle Rock Teen Is Headed To The Paralympic Games

“Hard work pays off.” That seems to be Brickelle Bro’s motto. The 15 year old swimmer is about to head across the pond to compete in the Paralympics.

07/12/2012

Missy Franklin competes in the Women's 200m Backstroke during the Duel in the Pool at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center on Dec. 16, 2011 in Atlanta. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Denver’s Missy Franklin Sets Another World Record

Coloradan Missy Franklin took a break from studying for her high school exams to anchor a world-record time in the very first race of the night.

12/16/2011

Four-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer (and also bronze medalist) Melissa Franklin graduated in 2013 from Regis Jesuit High School, a private Catholic high school in Aurora. Missy told CBS4 in an interview that she could swim before she could walk. She holds the world record in the Women's 200m Backstroke. (photo credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Denver Teen Sets Short-Course World Record In 200 Backstroke

American teenager Missy Franklin has set a short-course world record in the 200 backstroke at a World Cup meet in Berlin.

10/22/2011

Missy Franklin (credit: CBS)

15-Year-Old From Regis High Aims For Next Olympics

It’s still about 18 months away from the London 2012 Olympic Games. But remember the name — Missy Franklin. She’s not the typical Regis High School sophomore.

02/21/2011

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