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Chad Le Clos is no stranger to the YOG – he won five medals at the inaugural edition of the Games in Singapore in 2010 and then became a gold medallist at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Le Clos, who... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at the17thman
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Three days in a row! I'm on a roll! Having a new computer that works helps a lot also some time off with the Holiday weekend. Hopefully I can try to post during the work week. Till then... Lane 1... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at the17thman
500 swim 2x400 pull, negative split 100 active rest 4x200 IM, build each 50 100 active rest 1x400 pull, build to sprint 100 active rest 2x200 IM build to hard 100 active rest 200 ez Active rest is something I’ve... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at the17thman
Ahhh...3 day weekend. Well a 2 day weekend for me as I worked on Saturday. I slept in a little bit and then watched some Simpsons so by the time I got to the pool only had 30 minutes of... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at the17thman
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Lane 1 - NY Times posts (w/video) "A New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time. With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water." Lane 2 - The West Australian posts "Eamon Sullivan to star... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at the17thman
Lane 1 - Daily Mail posts "'I'm thrilled!': Former Australian Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice continues to pursue her dreams as she partners up with healthy food producer Bioglan. She is forever posting inspirational healthy food options onto her Instagram account.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at the17thman
An explanation of drafting and why it can be useful during a triathlon by Team Dillon Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at the17thman
June Krauser's induction video into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame. June passed away in 2014 Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the17thman
This is the induction video for 1960 Olympic Great Jeff Farrell into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the17thman
Not all drills are about body position, and this one sure isn't. Why do it: By overloading the legs with the desire to continue breathing, a faster, more correct kick will be learned. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the17thman
If you were unable to visit the 2014 European Swimming Championships in Berlin, you can at least take a quick tour around Berlin's wonderful Velodrome! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the17thman
The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame Induction video for Paul Hutinger, who passed away in 2014. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the17thman
Ahh..sleeping in to 6am! Luckily my early morning clients are on one last summer trip so I don't have to be into work/gym to a bit later so I went for a swim. I knew I only had about 30... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at the17thman
500 swim 400 pull 4x100 swim at pace (10 seconds rest) 2x50 kick hard 300 pull 3x100 swim at pace (10 seconds rest) 2x50 kick hard 200 pull 2x100 swim at pace (10 seconds rest) 2x50 kick hard 100 pull... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at the17thman
Lane 1 - Charlotte Observer posts "Swimmer from Zimbabwe comes to Charlotte to revive her Olympic dreams. In Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry is Michael Phelps. In Charlotte, where she moved last month with her husband, Coventry is an anonymous 30-year-old woman.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at the17thman
Meet some of the aussie rookies competing at the 2014 Pan Pacs on the Gold Coast Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at the17thman
Oy! 96F air temp 89F water temp! Ouchie! But I haven't swam in almost two weeks so I had to swim something. I got to the pool and realized I once again put on my Garmin GPS Running watch not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at the17thman
Lane 1 - Khaleej Times posts "Tunisian Mellouli eyes Fina World at Dubai. Mellouli will be one of the star attractions when the Fina/Mastbank Swimming World Cup will be stages at the iconic Hamdan Sports Complex Dubai from August 31... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at the17thman
Nathan Adrian takes us inside his 50M freestyle at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA and looks ahead to 2015 and Olympic Trials. Team USA: http://www.TeamUSA.org/ Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at the17thman
Lane 1 - Reach For The Wall posts "Michael Phelps dealing with defeat in comeback. Michael Phelps has always fed off adversity. Not that the most decorated Olympian has faced much in the pool. Until now. Phelps lost all four... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at the17thman
My preorder of the Lumo Lift came today. It'll be a few days to I will post about how I like it and all that. Sunday is my bed or relaxing day. But I got a big workout week ahead so it'll be interesting to check on my posture this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at even more of the17thman
Lane 1 - NBC Sports posts "Janet Evans sees parallels with Katie Ledecky." Lane 2 - Go Swim posts "Backstroke - Shoulder Recovery. ver a decade ago as we were starting the Drill of the Week, we published a drill... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at the17thman