Cable Car in San Francisco.
Jon Delano and Mark Roosevelt on TV.
Love, spelled out in flowers, in red, the color of a bride, on the back of a car in China.
Mark Rauterkus in China
Swim coaches: Joe Bernal, BGSC, and Mark Rauterkus, taken in Boston Area.
Erik Rauterkus, with violin, on the way to a concert in Harrisburg.
Technical mural in Chengdu.
Logo: BootCamp Pgh
Home pool in Christchurch, New Zealand. Short course meters.
On our bikes in Christchurch, New Zealand. We always wore the reflective vests. All the bikers do as well.
swim workout in New Zealand
Toilet with two buttons. Light or heavy.
Travel quiz: Can you name this bird? What does it do?
What do you see?
Lane 9 is the end of the road. It is a 10 lane pool.
Lake in Queenstown, NZ, with snow covered peaks.
Thirsty -- no problem. New Zealand has the best water in the world.
For coach Dick Bower ... thinking of you. Dick Bower would LOVE New Zealand Swimming. Erik says 'hi' -- along with Grant and Mark.
Quck photo of part of the squad before practice at Wharenui. Coach Mark and Coach Martin -- and the Development group swimmers (some of them). Haka face comes in the back-row, it seems!
Letters from the Alphabetsaurus, a dino that was designed by Phillips Elementary School kids.
Passport and travel expenses
Grant. - Lump Camp is in full swing.
Grant on a horse in Maine
Mark, we're ready for a 9:30 am meeting.
Coastline in New Zealand off of the western side of the South Island. The clouds get trapped by the height of the hills. Fjords are hidden.
Two birds taking a long walk on a long pier.
Tall building in Evanston
Grant and Erik at Idlewild Park, August 2007. Freedom Loving People from Pennsylvania support Ron Paul for President in 2008. And, Save Ginny!
Kayak for two. Can't get split from your paddling buddy this way.
Lower the heads as the Civic Arena fades into the background.
Forbidden city working truck.
Seats in theater at Veronica's Veil Players on the South Side Slopes
Empty booth: Welcome Center for Immigrants and Internationals
Job fair: Busy booth -- Majestic Star Casino
Student Outcome Goal
Women hangs poster seeking her lost puppy.
Chengdu's campus basketball courts
That Dam Ride, 2005
Photo of Pittsburgh flags (tight shot)
Ball room dancing in the stadium's lobby.
Coaching water polo in Canada, in a lake.
Mark Rauterkus, Make your vote count twice. Part of the Elect.Rauterkus.com web site for the 2007 general election.
Walkway snakes above traffic in Shanghi. Pedestrians don't have to cross the traffic at street level. Highways have overpasses.
The Great Wall of China looks a bit like a long dragon with its tail that snakes along the tops of the mountains and in the fog of the distant clounds.
On the Snake River
Rauterkus button at tailgate
Schenley High School has new windows.
Outside the Civic Arena
Logo: FixPA.wikia.com used in 2008.
Image used for logo for A for Athlete wiki. Shows water polo balls floating in a swim pool behind a fence with five rings. Photo from Chengdu.
Concept Map of A for Athlete plan
New Zealand Swim Team as it heads off to the Beijing Olympics.
Traditional game in Beijing.
Volunteer, Catherine and Grant play a game in Beijing. We called it 'cats cradle.'
Jump rope in China, on the streets in Beijing.
Jump rope on the sidewalk in Beijing. Erik gets to learn a few of the moves from an Olympic volunteer.
Mark Rauterkus in Beijing gets help with language of Olympics from a volunteer.
Grant and Erik, backrow, do traditional Chinese exercises in Beijing with Olympic volunteers watching.
Water Cube and Birds Nest, both next door to one another in Beijing, China.
Ping Pong Park in Beijing - near Peking University. Notice the net -- nothing but bricks. Kevin, Grant, Catherine and Erik.
Erik, Mark and Grant at The Great Wall
Wide courtyard in Beijing.
The end of every journey inspires the beginning of another.
Near Convention Center in Beijing. Building is very Russian looking.
Track at University - full of activities.
Michael Phelps flexes before the 200 free prelims in Beijing.
Michael Phelps with an OR (Olympic Record) in 200 m fly, semi finals, 1:53.70, in The Water Cube.
With the 96 Olympic Parade Marcher.
Men's 200 meter fly, semi-final heat, swimmers with high hips
Hungary #1 in Men's Water Polo in 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Women's Basketball in Adidas Pavilon at Bejing's Olympic Green
Erik, Mark, Catherine, Grant at the bronze medal softball game in the 2008 Olympics. Japan beat Australia and shake hands at home plate.
Water Cube and blue sky
Art in China. This stone guy is part turtle, with the shell, but the face of a dog or lion or dragon.
Golf carts in China.
Wal-Mart in Beijing
China public art. Ribbons of yellow and orange behind a silver guy -- looking like Mercury.
Election day, Nov 6, 2007
Mark DeSantis, R; Tony Oliva, L; Luke Ravenstahl, D; and Ryan, a Socialist Workers Party Candidate.
Cheap hat in the stands at the flatwater kayak and canoe races.
Polar Bear Swimmers on the Mon on Jan 1, 2009. Erik's back shown, next to Max O and Mike S, a friend who will join us again this year.
Exiting the cold water -- The Mon River -- after a polar bear jump. Erik is last to get out.
Grant switched team from NA to Princepton on May 24, 2012.
Title IX headline
Dads gather in advance to the 2008 Take Your Father to School Day. Mark Brently, far left, Mark Rauterkus in middle, Tom Sumpter, far right.
Mark Rauterkus before The Water Cube in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics.
Catherine and Mark, being silly in Beijing, holding a bottle of Diet Coke, upside down, like an Olympic torch.
Cat and snow scene with skater planting face on ice.
Playground Chess in Amsterdam
Mark Rauterkus to City Council on Oct 17, 2007.
Jon Urbanchek and Peter Vanderkaay in Beijing. Peter is wearing his bronze medal after the 200 m free finals.
Trash cans and plants
Truck blocked East Carson Street for 45 minutes.
Belmont Olympic Pool, Long Beach
Pittsburgh Frick Orchestra at the Allegheny County office building on Grant Street.
Senior Swimmers, Class of 2013
Hamstring Stretch in Homewood with Water Polo Players