Mark Rauterkus, hosting a house concert with Joe Jencks.
John Kerry was here. Mark Rauterkus at a beach in New England.
Mark Rauterkus, swim cap, goggles, wetsuit.
On our 3-wheeled bike in Chengdu, China.
At a train station in Hong Kong.
Mark Rauterkus of Pennsylvania -- before the sign of the oak -- a symbol of strength.
Mark and the Golden Gate Bridge
Mark Rauterkus at the pulpit at the Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network meeting. The Youth Task Force made a demand to the mayor's office, "We want technology!"
Mark Rauterkus and Martin Harris, Head Coach of Wharenui Swim Club in Christchurch, NZ. Martin was an Olympic swimmer in backstroke who was in the games in Atlanta. He also won gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Mark and Andy
Mark Rauterkus - before “Act Up” sign from The Berlin Wall
Free Press is a cornerstone -- Journalists -- Mark Rauterkus at D.C.'s Newseum.
Mark Rauterkus - cornerstone of democracy sign at Newseum in DC
Queenstown, New Zealand.
Mark Rauterkus in Wyoming
Lakeside in Wyoming - Mark Rauterkus
Mark Rauterkus in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Works end sign in New Zealand. Notice the cars on the other side of the street.
Grant, Erik and Mark at 108 South 12th Street.
Erik, Grant, Mark -- in Wyoming
Mark Rauterkus with the Warriors
Mark Rauterkus in Holland, just outside of Amsterdam, in May 2008. Big wooden shoes.
Web site redesign of Elect.Rauerkus.com.
Mark Rauterkus at Idlewild Park, August 2007, near a favorite ride, the Flying Aces.
With old friends in D9 on election day
Election Protection -- at the polls on Nov 6, 2007
School days -- ending this year with presentations.
Joe Bernal, head swim coach, BGSC, and Mark Rauterkus.
Mark Rauterkus at Camp Chikopi, Canada, August 2006
Erik, Mark, Grant - in China.
Mark Rauterkus before a fountain at Hong Kong Disney
Mark in Kennywood -- about to get wet in the water ride.
Group self portrait in the Maglev Station in Shanghi.
Mark and crew in Chengdu, China. We had just finished a “hot pot” feast. Abby is in the middle with a camera. She since has come to the University of Pittsburgh to study for a Ph.D.
Mark and Erik at the swim pool within the Carnegie Library of Homestead.
Birthday - turning 48 in New Zealand with Carrot Cake
Erik's best photo of the first whale, showing its tail as he heads for his deep dive.
In Wyoming with a Big League ball cap.
Grant and Mark at Old Faithful.
Mark and Erik. We didn't swim here. Next time perhaps.
At Field Day at Camp Chikopi
Mark Rauterkus on Chikopie
Camp Chikopi staff in 2006's August camp.
In Chicago on the ferris wheel at Navy Pier - Mark & Grant.
Mark, Erik, Grant in the Forbidden City in Beijing
Erik and Mark at a sports stadium in Chengdu, China, watching a soccer game.
Badmitton Coach in Chengdu, China, at a Recreation Center
Ordinary Section -- not VIP -- but this is China! I'm about to get onto the Maglev.
Erik and Mark -- swimming at an outdoor pool in Chengdu, China. The outdoor pool also goes under the building.
After playing water polo in Chengdu, China. The women's team in the background stand at attention before the coach at the end of the practice.
Erik, Grant and Mark -- at the indoor 50-meter pool in Chengdu, China. This photo is from our first trip. A year later the giant flag was removed and a giant scoreboard was along the back wall.
Mark Rauterkus -- water polo player in China. The men played practice games once a week against the new college women's team.
Mark Rauterkus in a water polo cap -- in China.
Mark at Discovery Bay - headed home from “The Athletic Club”
Catherine Palmer and Mark Rauterkus on the deck at 108 S. 12th Street, South Side
Mark, Erik, Catherine, Grant in Beijing at Tian'anmen Square.
Grant, Erik & Mark at 108 South 12th Street, South Side.
At the Great Wall in China - Mark, Erik, Grant and Catherine - of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Mark Rauterkus on the Great Wall of China.
Grant, Erik and Mark -- before a statue that guards a tomb -- in China.
As we head out on That Dam Ride, 2005
On the train in Hong Kong.
Mark, Grant - on the train in Hong Kong Disney
Mark, Grim, and McDonalds at Hong Kong's (sea world-ish meets Kennywood) Ocean Park.
Mark , Erik, Grant at a curling center in August -- without the ice -- in Canada.
Template for painting on the floor.
Lone curling stone.
Machine on bench in curling center.
Curling center, in Canada, in August, without the ice. Set up as shuffleboard.
Grant and Erik at curling center before the shuffleboard sticks.
Partition that splits the clubhouse and the ice area in the curling center. Erik and Grant are visitors.
View of the curling surface from the clubhouse. Heated comfort, food, and drink happen on the near side. The ice surface and sport happens in the large room -- with TV cameras that focus on the key areas of the ice.
Outside of the curling center.
Coldwater Canada's curling center. This is a rec center for the community.
Camp Chikopi's main drop off point, just behind the main house.
Arrivals and departures go in a van and the trailer hauls the suitcases to the airport in Tononto.
Dick Bower and wife, at meal time at Camp Chikopi, August of 2006.
Save Our Summer, 2004, poster and Mark Rauterkus at Highland Park Pool
Dick Bower and Kevin
On the wall that protected the inner city of Xian in China next to a cannon.
Mention on a blog post by Bob Mayo.
Russ Diamond and Mark Rauterkus
Head Coach David C. Salo, Ph.D. of the USC Trojans Mens Swim Team in his first year with Mark Rauterkus of Pittsburgh, PA. Photo was taken after the meet with Stanford. Coach Salo authored a book, SprintSalo, published by Rauterkus' imprint in 1989. David hopes to be earn a slot as a USA Olympic Coaching Team again in 2008.
Mark Rauterkus at the South Side Market House
Mark Rauterkus at South Side Market House, speaker to the seniors before Thursday bingo!
Sunset: Grant and Mark at the edge of the lake in Chikopi, Canada.
After building the water polo course at the back bay in Chikopi. The lane lines set the course / field of play. A goal was set in the water to the left of the photo.
Mark at lake in Chikopi before the water polo course.
Mark Rauterkus - LOR 5
Mark and Catherine in Millford Sound, New Zealand
On the subway in Hong Kong, lugging Grant after a long day. We were headed from Jordan to Central, then to the ferry to Discovery Bay (pier 4), then bus to the apartment on the 11th floor (via elevator). Meanwhile, NYC issued a 'red alert' for possible terror activities on the other side of the world.
Mark Rauterkus on the plane -- in a flight within China. We won a door prize.
Mark Rauterkus, on the air at the radio station at the Univ. of Pittsburgh. Recording available online.
Mark Rauterkus and the show hosts at the Univ. of Pgh student radio station. From January 23, 2006.
Catherine and Mark
Rauterkus clan: John and Geri Ann; Mary Lee and Phil; Leo and Audrey (parents); Bill and Margie; Catherine and Mark; Michele and Kevin. Parents (Leo and Audrey) had five children: Mark, Mary Lee, Margie, Geri Ann and Michele. Each child and spouse is in the photo.
Family: Mom, Dad, four sisters, their husbands, my wife and me -- (far right).
Rauterkus Family (Two are but only fleeting dreams when this photo was taken.)
Catherine and Mark in Queenstown
Mark and Catherine dance in Queenstown, NZ
Grant and Mark headed to the water at New Brighton Beach in Christchurch, New Zealand. It's off peak.
Mark Rauterkus on the trolley in San Francisco
Mark Rauterkus working to help the recreational scene in Pittsburgh. From the Tribune Review in 2003.
Mark Rauterkus, teaching about politics to the Univ. of Pittsburgh students in an evening program.
License Plate, 8889
Mark, Grant, Erik, Catherine at the Aquarium in Monterey, Calif. in January 2007.
Mark before the Calif sunset in Jan 2007.
Some just trend to swim against the current.
Mark Rauterkus in Maori setting in Auckland, NZ
Coach and swimmer. Father and son. In the pool at the Carnegie Library of Homestead. Shallow end is 2 foot six inches deep. Erik still can't do the backstroke.
Holding Erik in a crawl stroke with a long, underwater reach, rolling shoulders, eyes under water with head straight. We're at the Carnegie Libary of Homestead pool.