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ECASA 2017, 50m sprints

Madison was very happy to compete at this event on 4th. February 2017 at the London Aquatic Centre. As stated in the previous post, it was a tremendously well organised event that managed to allow many swimmers to compete during the day. 182 more words


The Swimming Siren Kiki Caron: Silver in the Backstroke, Gold in Magazine Covers

She was sixteen. She was a world record holder. And she had a face that would grace magazines and newspapers like few others.

Christine Caron of France, who went by the alluring appellation, “Kiki”, was one of the most well-known athletes of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. 257 more words

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Swimming Backstroke

Another swimming lesson….another challenge!

Trying to co-ordinate my arms as I attempt backstroke was hard, in the end the teacher said just to use them separately until it happened automatically. 60 more words


Practice: Tuesday, November 22

Warm up


150 fr 50 bk

Kick set – fins (600/1000)


Odds 6 kick free rotation kick

Evens 6 kick backstroke rotation

Drill set (400/1400) 68 more words


Individual vs. Team Sport

In most circles, swimming is categorized as an individual sport. Each swimmer has full control over the outcome of her race. Unlike team sports, you don’t have to rely on anyone else to win. 299 more words


Swim technique - backstroke

I have been thinking for a whole about doing a little something on the competitive strokes. Kinda how I think about each stroke and a few ideas I try to implementhe. 563 more words


Why Swimming?

Why swimming?

When I was eleven years old, I decided to join the world of competitive swimming. As a child, the sport presented with excitement and constant fun. 408 more words