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Sports, competition can help you feel young again.

So I’m going to brag on myself here. Warning, you probably want to move on at this point, but I had a notable week. Last Saturday, June 20, did fifty mile bike ride partly to compete against myself and also as a fundraiser for the Family First Health Center in York.   291 more words


Honey, IM Good


200 easy swim

3×100 IM on the 4:15

20×25 IM order on the :50

200 IM kick

8×50 (25 free/25 fly, 25 free/25 back, 25 free/25 breast, 25 free/25 free, repeat), RI :20… 61 more words



We’re doing a sprint workout today that we wanted to explain.

Example:  12×25 free sprint at 100 pace, RI :20

You would first need to figure out how long it takes you to swim a 100 free.   75 more words


Underwater Kicking: Some Numbers

These days everybody knows about that underwater kicking is a fast and necessary aspect of swimming. And we all know that the fastest swimmers generally have incredible underwater kick speeds and distances. 1,019 more words


Hurricanes swamp Sting Rays

The Mountain Home Hurricanes sent 72 swimmers into the pool to outpoint the Stone County Sting Rays on Saturday at Cooper Park.

The newest Hurricanes swam well, scoring points in the first event, the 100-meter medley relay. 868 more words


TBT --Thursday

TBT to 2001ish…maybe 2002 when I was swimming and coaching summer league. Fun times for sure. :)


Olympic dreams: Teenager at the Trials

Discovering a dream

Watching the Olympic trials in Omaha

Tevyn Waddell hasn’t forgotten the view, two rows off the pool deck, where she watched the 2008 U.S. 1,400 more words