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people are strange by Fraser Johnston[_3_]
"Sam the Bam" wrote in message ... So I'm at the pool last Sunday, there's the usual crowd of lap swimmers. It starts to rain, unexpected. In a few minutes, 3/4 of the pool has emptied. Which...
November 20th 11 12:00 AM
by WousiaMaill Go to last post
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Is flutter kick for young swimmer only ? by Robert W. McAdams
newsreader wrote: I have been trying to do the flutter kick for a long time and do not seem to get anywhere. Some suggestions on the web was relax ankles and kick from the hip. I am sure that my feet will be at 90 degrees to the legs if I relax ...
November 16th 11 05:49 PM
by klacc Go to last post
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This group is officially dead... by Xavier Onnasis
MW Smith wrote in news:c2d8e609-775a-4846-b4d4- : R.I.P. so it would seem...in the last 3 months there have been only two new swimming-related threads (that is, if you count this one...) --
November 16th 11 05:42 PM
by klacc Go to last post
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Romney's faith returns to spotlight by janwy389
Romney spoke to the session Saturday, a day after a Texas priest and proponent of Rick Perry at the event named Mormonism "a cult" and said Romney was not a Christian. Perry's campaign fast distanced itself from Robert Jeffress' remarks. "The ruler does not believe Mormonism is a cult," campaign...
October 18th 11 06:03 PM
by klacc Go to last post
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FINA WC commentary by William Clark
Just a thought, but does anyone else find Rowdy Gaines' high pitched shrieking during races incredibly annoying? I know he's knowledgeable and all that, but I end up having to turn off the sound because I can't take it any more. Makes me tremble for London 2012.
August 10th 11 02:18 PM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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Swimming the Atlantic?? by Duncan Heenan
Dan Martin is planning to swim the Atlantic, starting from Nova Scotia in 2 weeks time. http://www.danmartinextreme.com/home.php Personally I think he's a fantasist bul****ter. Logistics alone mean it's impossible, let alone the swimming, which I think is also impossible. What do you think? --...
July 6th 11 06:51 AM
by Torence Go to last post
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Ian Thorpe retires by David W
....due to lack of interest. David
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 14th 11 12:31 PM
by Abrahm Go to last post
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The Ian Thorpe Thread by Steve Freides[_2_]
MW Smith wrote: I don't have anything to say. I just wanted to get credit for starting the thread. (gives thumbs-up sign) -S-
February 3rd 11 05:26 PM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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swim workout clarification needed by Steve Freides[_2_]
MW Smith wrote: On Wednesday, January 12, 2011 8:05:20 PM UTC+1, Adam wrote: I can't do Fly worth beans so I'll replace with Breast in the 1st set and Back in the 2nd set since there's plenty of Free already. I'm with you. I can't do fly worth beans, but I would want to leave the...
January 17th 11 06:21 PM
by Robert W. McAdams Go to last post
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Experiment by William Clark
In article , aquachimp wrote: I opted for a bath this evening because my back was bad all day; Anyhow, there I was in a slightly shorter than normal bath when I noticed the differences...
November 29th 10 01:20 PM
by William Clark Go to last post
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Experiment by Rick Sunderson
"aquachimp" wrote: Such a pity that volume does not automatically equate to density. In an inverse proportional way it does since density is defined as mass per unit volume.
November 28th 10 09:50 PM
by Duncan Heenan Go to last post
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Experiment by Duncan Heenan
"aquachimp" wrote in message ... I opted for a bath this evening because my back was bad all day; Anyhow, there I was in a slightly shorter than normal bath when I noticed the...
November 25th 10 07:28 AM
by Duncan Heenan Go to last post
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Experiment by Steve Freides[_2_]
aquachimp wrote: Might those who claim to have heavy, dense legs (and so their legs sink in the pool) do the same experiment? If so, has it any use? No, it hasn't. -S-
November 25th 10 12:55 AM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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Fran Crippen's Open Water Swimming Death by Steve Curtis
"runnswim" wrote: Having a 10K (2 hour) race in 86 degree water is criminal. An account of the tragedy: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5926768/american_olympian_fran_crippen_26_dies.html?cat=9
October 24th 10 07:24 AM
by Steve Curtis Go to last post
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Is flutter kick for young swimmer only ? by Steve Freides[_2_]
newsreader wrote: I have been trying to do the flutter kick for a long time and do not seem to get anywhere. Some suggestions on the web was relax ankles and kick from the hip. I am sure that my feet will be at 90 degrees to the legs if I relax ...
October 3rd 10 01:48 AM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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Is flutter kick for young swimmer only ? by Duncan Heenan
"newsreader" wrote in message ... I have been trying to do the flutter kick for a long time and do not seem to get anywhere. Some suggestions on the web was relax ankles and...
September 29th 10 10:33 AM
by Duncan Heenan Go to last post
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equiptment- paddle question by Jon Danniken[_4_]
MW Smith wrote: Size matters. So do holes. I recommend paddles with holes in them: http://www.hanspaddles.com/ But, if you only use them for a few laps, then even big paddles with no holes in them are useful for correcting your stroke. You have to really pay attention to stroke to...
September 2nd 10 05:45 PM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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muscles in swimming by Duncan Heenan
"Nelson" wrote in message ... Over the last years, I have been developing a pain/disconfort in the left triceps during front crawl. I am not sure about the triceps, but it feel like that general...
July 13th 10 07:24 AM
by Duncan Heenan Go to last post
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Feet sink while flutter kicking on my back? by Robert W. McAdams
eric948470 wrote: Hi, I'm not much of a swimmer. 5 years ago I could swim (with something coming close to a freestyle stroke, LOL) a pool length or two. But I couldn't float, and still can't. I was trying to figure out how to swim again during the past two days. Didn't go to the deep...
July 7th 10 11:21 PM
by BellaVega Go to last post
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Going To The BEACH This Week? "Officials" Ask, "PLEASE DON'T **** IN THE OCEAN! by Jason P
"Dripping****" wrote in message ... "Holy **** -- it's merde out there!" -- Ed Cornish, New Jersey shore beach-goer who contracted E.coli bacterium from the ocean water.
July 3rd 10 01:59 AM
by Jason P Go to last post
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