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Conquering Fears

Swimming in water that is not contained in a box with clear, chlorine water, and straight, black, organized lines has never been very appealing to me. However, our trip to Lake Hartwell and my trip to Smith Lake this past … Continue reading

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New Water

For this assignment I decided to visit the Kroc Center in downtown Greenville with my nephew who came to visit with my parents for Memorial Day weekend. Just walking into the facility I was very impressed because of how modern … Continue reading

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So you think you can swim?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/20/swim-skills-red-cross/9283747/ I found this article today while searching for an interesting swimming article. It shocked me to read that many people who claim to know how to swim don’t know 5 critical water-safety skills. Having been a lifeguard for the … Continue reading

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Ohm Swimming

Going into this meditative swim, I can honestly say I was not excited. I was tired and would have rather been sitting on the couch watching HGTV. However I was able to motivate myself because 1) I had to for … Continue reading

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The Early Days

I have no memories of when I learned to swim. I feel like I always knew how to swim, because all of my summer memories, dating back to when I was probably three years old, are of me swimming at … Continue reading

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