If it weren’t for Michael Phelps, would we be discussing Laszlo Cseh in the conversation as greatest male swimmer of all-time?
From the early advancements by Jesse Vassallo and David Berkoff, the importance of underwaters continues to expand as the single most technique for swimmers.
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Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.
The Mission Viejo Nadadores, located in Orange County, CA, have been one of the most prominent club teams in the US over the past 50 years.
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Mark Schubert, 4-Time Olympic Head Coach: “When I want my swimmers to isolate and focus on pulling to build upper-body strength, I use D-Band every time. D-Band is an essential training tool.”
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Utilizing the D-BAND™ allows the swimmer to focus on pulling, rather than having to worry about holding their legs together. Easy to put on and take off, the silicone provides a firm, comfortable feel, and does not fall off.
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The 2018 Piranhas Open Water Extreme Race is Sep 1st in Pompano Beach, Florida. This event includes four open water races: 5k race, one mile, 500 meters junior race, and the short 100 meter Splash and Dash.
The $11 million renovation to the Marguerite Aquatic Center in Mission Viejo, California is nearing its completion, the OC Register…
Coaches and swimmers love working with the D-BAND because it can be used in creative ways to work on all four swimming strokes.
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Our hearts go out to everyone affected and displaced by this unprecedented run of storms this fall. As many of you know, the system of hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida have had a devastating impact.
The sport of swimming is often said to foster tight-knit communities, and sometimes those communities stretch around the globe.
The D-BAND™ is worn around the ankles, holding the feet and legs together while swimming, to eliminate kicking.
With the next month or so likely to bring with it a healthy wave of new National Age Group (NAG) records, SwimSwam decided to take a look at the current record book for the oldest NAGs on record.
Andrew swam a 51.30 in the 100 long course meter freestyle, which broke Noel Strauss’ 1987 record of 51.59. Strauss, you will recall, was the Jr. National Champion in the 50 free at just 13 years old.