At the young age of four, I was always in swimming in the shallow side of the pool, my floaties on my arm and doggy paddling through. One day my uncle takes my floaties off, picks me up and throws me into the deep side of the pool. People may think that that's probably child endangerment but... I swam up! Ever since then my sister would have me swimming at the deep side of the pool, holding the wall and kicking. I remember crying due to pain in my legs and the feeling of being left out because I wasn't swimming with the kids in the shallow side but then I realized how much I loved it. I loved to swim.
My name is Naaz Hussein, I am currently 15 years old and attending United World College in Mostar. My school sadly does not have a swim team and I am the only swimmer in school but now i currently am a part of a club called Zrinjski Mostar. Previous to this I was attending a boarding school in Maine, Lincoln Academy. Where I swam for a local club team and the high school varsity team. In previous years I also swam for the Speedo club and Hamilton Aquatics.