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Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

Swim across Lake Tahoe, Twice!

FINIS Athlete Jamie Patrick recently completed the first Double-Crossing of Lake Tahoe. Jamie is an avid openwater swimmer and triathlete. A short list of his accomplishments include: 15 Time Ironman Finisher 4 Time Ironman Swim Champion 2 Time Ultraman World … Continue reading

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How to Flipturn with a Snorkel – Part 2

Breathing during the Turn Once you have tightly affixed your snorkel, you need to think about two primary breathing techniques when executing your flipturn. First you must blow bubbles out through your nose as you flip. Then as you push … Continue reading

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FINIS Launches the Turnmaster Pro

FINIS Launches the Turnmaster Pro

An innovative way to use pool space more efficiently and focus on underwater swimming. Livermore, CA – FINIS Inc., the Worldwide Leader in Technical Swimming Development, launches a revolutionary new way to efficiently use pool space. The Turnmaster Pro acts … Continue reading

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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 4

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 4

Slipping through the Water Swimming is a funny sport because physical effort does not always translate into faster or better performances in the pool. Moving efficiently through the water is a learned skill, making our sport a tricky thing to … Continue reading

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It’s Taper Time!

It's Taper Time!

I am getting ready to head off for US Masters Nationals back in my home town of Atlanta this week. Unfortunately I really haven’t been training consistently these past few months, so my taper is not very effective. However, if … Continue reading

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Stop Fighting the Water! Part 1

Stop Fighting the Water! Part 1

I was prompted to write this series after talking to my co-worker Sarah who is an avid masters swimmer and most importantly a breaststroker like myself. Sarah went into the weekend dreading her upcoming 200 yard Breaststroke because the past … Continue reading

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Hot Walls

Hot Walls

One of the key differences between an average swimmer and a great swimmer is how someone approaches a wall, turns, and then pushes off. Over the past few months I have been working out with a local triathlon club, and … Continue reading

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