Fast Fix Blog About Swimming
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When it comes to creatures of the deep, it isn’t uncommon for swimmers to be afraid of things like sharks and alligators. However, one woman’s underwater encounter left her screaming after she ran into a manatee. See Click Orlando
A teacher who stopped breathing for five minutes after being pulled unconscious from an east London pool has spoken of his debt to the lifeguards who brought him back to life. Ed Bray, 35, had been trying to complete two underwater lengths of the 25-metre pool at Clissold Leisure Centre, Hackney, without coming up for [...]
Two small dogs howl, bark, and bother a cat next to a swimming pool. The cat pushes one in. Because it can.
Swimming Australia High Performance Scientist Jess Corones and swimmer Mitch Larkin comment on the new backstroke wedges used for the first time ever in a major swimming competition in Australia.
In a new Dutch TV commercial of NN Investment Partners, swimming champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo talks about her financial goals and what matters to her in life. What are your financial goals? Whether you want to save money for your pension, your children’s education or a trip around the world, our investment experts at NN Investment [...]
Lake Naomi’s Swim Team practices in the pool. Video by Mark Luethi Photography. “World Map” by Jason Farnham courtesy of the YouTube Audio Library.
Meet David Carry, three time Olympian and Commonwealth Champion swimmer, talking about UNBREAKABLE by ProjectScotland.
Former Fishers swim coach Ken Stopkotte was sentenced Monday to 26 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to bank larceny, money laundering and access device fraud, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney reported.
Some fishermen in Washington state can be forgiven for their very frazzled reactions after a pod of killer whales swam right under their rowboat. A Facebook video of the close encounter near Anderson Island in Puget Sound is making the rounds on social media after it was initially posted in December. The first few seconds of the [...]
Housework, gardening or ambling around the golf course are not enough to stay fit and people must work up sweat if they want to avoid an early death, a new study suggests. Taking part in vigorous exercise for at least 45 minutes a week is essential for health and guidelines should be changed to help [...]
What a shame short-sighted young gun Mack Horton can’t see the scoreboard at the national swimming titles in Sydney. It seems he is the last to know about his world-beating performances. And the stage is set for him to be initially oblivious of a doozy in the 1500m freestyle final on Friday night. At just [...]
James Magnussen is pissed off, giant killer Cameron McEvoy is now the hunted and 16-year-old wunderkind Kyle Chalmers is the new hunter. Welcome to the new world order of Australian sprinting. McEvoy extended his recent dominance over the two-times world champion Magnussen by gunning down the sprint king in the final strokes of the 100m freestyle [...]
Swim.com, the world’s most advanced swim workout and training platform, launched its mobile app today, allowing swimmers to access advanced feedback and analytics for their swims without needing to access a computer. With the new Swim.com app, swimmers will be able to instantly view workouts they have swum with compatible wearable devices from manufacturers such as Garmin [...]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. took his training for his upcoming megafight against Manny Pacquiao to the pool. Mayweather posted an Instagram video of himself doing boxing exercises in the pool before going for laps to swim with his strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza, a former member of Pacquiao’s corner, overseeing his training. The WBA and [...]
It’s a life-saving skill many people learn as kids, but an alarming number of Americans say they don’t know how to swim. CBS2’s Alex Denis speaks with some people who are overcoming their fears and finding out the water is just fine.
A man posing for a picture Sunday while holding his “trophy fish” was attacked by a sea lion which hauled him over the side of a boat into the water, a San Diego Fire-Rescue official said. The 62-year-old victim, who was not identified, was holding a fish posing for a picture near the Hyatt Mission [...]
Pool deck? Or dance floor? You be the judge… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRN0XHv0yuY #AusChamps15 #TeamGreenAndGold Posted by Australian Dolphins Swim Team on Monday, April 6, 2015
A Japanese woman has become the first 100-year-old to complete a 1,500m freestyle swim in a 25m pool. Mieko Nagaoka, who only took up swimming at the age of 82, already holds the record in her age category for the same distance in a 50m pool. She completed the latest feat in just over one [...]
Beyond the Black Line is a program for our young female & male swimmers, teaching them the importance of a young persons journey through their teenage year growing up on pool deck.