Oliveira is a backstroke and butterfly specialist who enters the professional ranks following an exceptional NCAA career at the University of Louisville. Prior to being a Cardinal, Oliveira had already competed in the 2008 Olympic Games and was Portugal’s National Champion in both the 200m fly and 200m backstroke.
Navigational skills are a key component to open water swimming. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com
Shield breakdown by 25s, above and below the water coverage (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
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After a longer aerobic workout, Bolles School Super Star Ryan Murphy steps up to see what he’s got in a 25 fly. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swimmers? Maybe it’s time to rethink your pulling equipment.
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Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…
“All jokes aside, the phenomenon reported by Ryan Lochte is nothing new to the swimming world. Swimmers have been “smelling like the pool” since chlorine was first added to pools.”
For many open water races there’s more to just swimming. Having strong entry and exit skills can influence your final finish position. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography
” Even Nature’s Laws Were Meant to be Broken”
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In this workout we’re focusing on the variable speeds executed at different poins of the race. As you may know,…
In this workout video, Ricky and Matt get down to :54 and :57 in a 100 kick battle. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Professional triathletes on the swim leg at the 2013 ITU stop in San Diego last weekend. Many of the top athletes were in the 16 minute range for the 1500 swim (yeah they’ve got the buoyancy of the wetsuits but that’s still fast). Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography
SwimSpray’s standout performer was Dr. Andrew “Andy” Shyong, of Bergen County, New Jersey, winning three events and contributing to several relays. Dr. Shyong won the 50 fly, 50 back, and 100 IM.