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Twelve Bar x USA Swimming Lia Neal - Swim Brooklyn Tee

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You many not have heard her name before, but you can expect to see a new face at this year's Olympics wearing a red, white, and blue swimsuit: that of 17-year old Brooklyn native Lia Neal. In a sport dominated by big names that include the likes of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Missy Franklin, Neal joins the squad on the 4 x 100m relay team, an accomplishment that also marks the fact that she is only the second African-American woman swimmer to make it to the games. To celebrate her achievement, Twelve Bar partners with USA Swimming to offer a white graphic Tee that combines the image of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge towering above a rolling wave motif, choosing Team USA colors and capped off with the phase "Swim Brooklyn!" up top. All profits from the sale of the shirt will go directly to the USA Swimming Foundation, whose mission is to save lives and build champions in the pool and in life. You can join in on the celebration of realization of Neal's American dream with a visit to Twelve Bar's online shop.