Laura Val is the most decorated Masters Swimmer in history with over 300 FINA World Records. Laura was an accomplished competitor through high school and after raising two daughters she was drawn back to the water to get back in shape, but her first races got her hooked. She now trains with teammates thirty years her junior at Santa Clara. Upon turning sixty, Laura set six world records in a single race (50, 100, 200, 400 and 800 on her way to the 1500 SC meters freestyle). The swim has been described as one of the greatest performances in swimming history. As a Blueseventy athlete she feels the fit of suits is perfect for her body type and she appreciates the comfort, both in open water and pool competitions.