Mary Killman (b. 4.9.1991)
Last updated 6/7/2021 at 3:10pm
• Olympian, Synchronized Swimmer
• Silver Medalist, Pan American Games
• 2001 Synchro Athlete of the Year*
Although born in Ada, Oklahoma and reared in Texas, swimming champion Mary Killman is also a citizen of the Oklahoma Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
At age 11 as a member of the Santa Clara Aquamaids, Killman competed as a race swimmer in youth competitions. "I took to the water like a fish," she would later state in an interview for Indian Country Today. At age 15, however, Mary decided to switch from race swimming to synchronized swimming.
A member of a closeknit family, Mary was h...