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"Chubbing Up" after swim career by [email protected]
I swim at a University. The captain of the swim team is a nice gal who sometimes coaches the masters and who lifeguards the lap swimmers. We've always enjoyed chatting with her. Her swim career ended in February at the conclusion of her final season. Since then, she hasn't worked out at all, but...
December 9th 04 05:52 AM
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"dismounting" from the pool at Montreal by brd
Did any other Australians hear that rugby league expert, horse follower and wannabe swimming commentator, Ray Warren, describe a swimmer as "dismounting" from the pool at the world's I can't remember who he was referring to. Anyone remember? He also had both the men and women 100 breaststrokers...
July 29th 05 07:40 AM
by Colin Priest Go to last post
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"Dude Swims Like a Lady" by 4precious
Who sings that old rock 'n' roll standby? The one with an electric guitar wailing high while the guy screams, "Dude looks like a Ladeeee!". Well it happened yet again. I'm waiting for the Master's workout to start at the local University. Two females on swim scholarship come on deck, jump in...
July 14th 04 10:15 PM
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"More 'Boating Required" plead commentators by Tim Chmielewski
In their daily Olympics show called "The Dream" commentators Roy & HG said they missed the showboating that they had usually come to expect from the the US team and are looking forward to more of it. To demonstrate what they are looking for they played a clip of South Africa celebrating after...
August 18th 04 12:52 PM
by Dori Go to last post
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"No-sweat workout: water aerobics" by [email protected]
No-sweat workout Aquatic fitness classes seem like a great way for older Americans to stay slim. The water supplies gentle weight resistance and allows for exercise with minimal jarring of the joints. So why are so many young athletes taking a dip alongside their senior peers? at...
April 12th 05 08:51 PM
by [email protected]ahoo.com Go to last post
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"Olympic Special: Phelps' quest" by Mike
Olympic Special: Phelps' quest He is just 19, owns zero Olympic medals and probably would be hard-pressed to match Mark Spitz's lustrous mustache, never mind his unsurpassed legacy. at http://www.washtimes.com/sports/20040813-125628-3460r.htm
August 14th 04 06:21 AM
by 4precious Go to last post
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"Pool planning is no easy task" by Mike
Pool planning is no easy task While some people enjoy gathering at a community pool, others value having a private getaway on their property. Similar to any other part of the home, in-ground pools can be individualized to the tastes of the owners. at...
June 30th 04 05:06 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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"Ride the Power" by [email protected]
My kids wrestle at the local High School. The wrestling room borders the pool, so I overheard the Coach talking to his water polo team. Looked to be the freshman team, or maybe a young teenage club team. He asked the kids if any of them had bodysurfed over the summer. A couple raised their hands....
December 15th 04 07:17 PM
by Mike Sullivan Go to last post
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"right things" for beginner ? by vp
Hi all, I am a swimmer newbie and I love it. I am 37 and pretty thin ( 5"10 with around 150 pounds ). I took a swimming class and read some swimming books, but there are some questions ( about freestyle ) that I need your advice. 1. Most of the books that I read say about the techniques of...
October 10th 03 01:59 PM
by vp Go to last post
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"Second place not an option in U.S. sports" by [email protected]
Second place not an option in U.S. sports Special Series: Medals. Medals by the fistful. Gold, silver and bronze. One hundred in all. Such was the mission, the mantra hung over the entrance to the United States Olympic Committee training center in Colorado Springs. at...
December 30th 04 04:34 PM
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"Second place not an option in U.S. sports" by [email protected]
Second place not an option in U.S. sports Special Series: Medals. Medals by the fistful. Gold, silver and bronze. One hundred in all. Such was the mission, the mantra hung over the entrance to the United States Olympic Committee training center in Colorado Springs. at...
December 30th 04 04:34 PM
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"Skins" format by diablo
anyone know if theres a resource for the official format of the Quatas Skins meet, or a knock-out based meet like it? i've looked around, all i can find is disjointed material.
December 19th 03 02:13 AM
by diablo Go to last post
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"slide and glide" by [email protected]
The main purpose of this post is to point to a video of Grant Hackett which I've had for awhile and which I think melds a great deal of what we talk about here on the user group. It's at: http://www.swim.ee/videos/freestyle/free.html It's the ninth one down titled: "Hackett Thorpe catch up...
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May 10th 05 02:28 AM
by diablo Go to last post
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"Tempo Driven Strokes", David Davies, elite females, and "The Kid" by [email protected]
Let me start out by saying I don't think there's anything new in this post. Just maybe different words to describe what we've talked about in the past. Some rambling thoughts that have been in my head. We've talked a lot about "short stroke" versus "long stroke". I'm not sure those words are...
January 25th 05 09:00 PM
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"The rules are the same for everybody..." - Sweetenham by gmail
"...and there has to be a cut-off somewhere. He is the most experienced swimmer in Britain and he misjudged." Bill (an Australian who was recruited by Britain to be their performance director) was speaking about Mark Foster, a World-Record holder in 50 Free SC. Foster had a slow swim in the...
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April 24th 04 04:35 PM
by diablo Go to last post
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"Tucking" the arm and Tom Dolan by [email protected]
I think I'm starting to get my money's worth out of Maglischo's book :) For awhile now I've noticed some swimmers in my group who do a very deep catch - arm nearly straight as it drops toward the bottom of the pool. They usually do this while rotating to breath. If you do this your hand will...
September 15th 05 08:57 PM
by Ian Emmett Go to last post
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"USA! USA! USA! ..." by [email protected]
I go to the Yahoo website, and I'm stunned when I look at the current events part on the right side because the headline reads that Grant Hackett smashed Ian Thorpe's Swimming World Record. They only have a few line items there, so I never would have believed that swimming would make it onto that...
August 2nd 05 11:01 AM
by Bob Smith Go to last post
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"Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver" - Houston Press, 10/11/07 by [email protected]
http://www.houston-press.com/2007-10-11/news/fighting-for-air/print Fighting for Air: Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver - Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards? by Todd...
October 12th 07 01:13 AM
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"Faster and faster swimwear" by [email protected]
Faster and faster swimwear at http://www.washtimes.com/metro/20060913-103603-1233r.htm
September 20th 06 05:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"sure fire" supplements by Martin Smith
Davykoh wrote: Hi there, Besides solid training, vitamins and the illegal stuffs, I would like to find out what are the 'sure fire' supplements that really enhances performance. Things like L- carnitine, L- glutamine, Coenzyme Q10 and the likes. Care to share your real experience...
March 15th 06 03:48 AM
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