Lia stated that “I am a woman like everyone on the team.” Since childhood, I have always considered myself a swimming swimmer. This is what I have done all my life; I just love it. She insisted on the fact that her focus is not on records or wins, and said, “I go into the water everyday to do my best.”
Lia continued that she doesn’t care about the negative and hateful comments. I’m here to learn.”
This past February, Lia set an Ivy League record in the 200-yard freestyle during the Ivy League championships, which is a feat she may soon top—as she is set to compete in the NCAA championships later this month. According to the swimmer, her story is about her trip. SITransgender people are “amazing and beautiful experiences.”