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Artwork Related to Leanne Shapton’s “Jaws”

Here are the Winslow Homer paintings: The Gulf Stream and Sharks (The Derelict). Here is the John Singleton Copley painting: Watson and the Shark. And here is the Damien Hirst installation: The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of … Continue reading

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Wild Swimming

A couple wild swimming links for you: Wild Swimming (they publish books and disseminate information about wild swimming, primarily in the UK and rest of Europe) The Outdoor Swimming Society (another UK group)

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NBA Star Learning to Swim at Age 28

A video from The Fumble about Brandon Bass, who plays for the Boston Celtics, learning to swim. An article from the Boston Globe contains more information.

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Cullen Jones gives Tamron Hall a swimming lesson

Video and news report from NBC.

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Cullen Jones’s website and other info

Here is a direct link to Cullen Jones’s website. And here is his USA Swimming national team bio. And, while I’m at it, here’s a link to USA Swimming’s page with information about world, American & U.S. Open records. Cullen … Continue reading

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Ruta Meilutyte Wins Women’s 100m Breaststroke Gold – London 2012 Olympics

Ruta Meilutyte Wins Women’s 100m Breaststroke Gold – London 2012 Olympics Compare to Leanne Shapton’s description of a 100m breaststroke race.  

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What Makes a Pool Fast?

Originally posted on Coach Rick – Mighty Tritons Swimming:
This is one of those questions that makes non-swimmers look at you kinda funny. How can you have a fast pool or a slow pool. It’s water. And the formula for…

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