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Highest altitude swim - Guinness World Records
Sept. 8, 2020— Daniel Bull features in #GWR2021 for this highest altitude swim. Whilst visiting the Chilean mountains earlier this year, Daniel decided to have a dip in water that was below freezing! 🥶&#x…
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Dolphin playfully approaches swimmers and surfers | 9 News Australia
Sept. 1, 2020— An eight-year-old boy has had an incredible encounter with a dolphin that’s started calling Torquay beach it’s home.
@SwimXps Playful Dolphin in Australia ...
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10 Reasons Why Having a Swim Sibling is the Best
July 18, 2020— 10 Reasons Why Having a Swim Sibling is the Best By Emma Gresser, Swimming World College Intern You may not get many heart-to-hearts at practice with your swim sibling, but having a sister or brother who knows the water like you do deepens the sibling bond. Here are 10 reasons why swim siblings are the greatest… Swimmers are the only people who can actually understand another swimmer. So when you are super sore after the 3 x 1000s you swam for time, your sibling will get it. After your coach gets done explaining the incredibly complicated set, you and your sibling can put your heads ...
@SwimXps 10 Reasons Why Having a #Swim Sibling is the Best
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The Ancient Art of Painting on Water
July 15, 2020— Garip Ay’s paintings come to life in the most extraordinary way. The Turkish artist uses an ancient technique called ebru, or marbling. He drops and flicks dyes onto water treated with a wetting agent that keeps the pigment from sinking. Then he swirls and shapes the vibrant colors into images that spring from his imagination. It takes a deft hand and special handmade tools to paint this way. Ay invites us into his studio in Istanbul to watch him create.
@SwimXps Cool #painting technique ....
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Why You Should Always Finish Strong
July 11, 2020— Probably sounds familiar. This is one of the classic coach-isms that swimmers receive in the moments before stepping up on the blocks. But this outlook is something you should bring with you to the practice pool, too. Here’s why you should finish strong. Finish Like a Champion It’s the end of a big set, something gnarly like 30x100s on a short interval, best average, and it’s a certified fact that you are hurtin’. Legs are cement, lungs are burning, and you are questioning your choice of sport. As you begin the head-first fall into Ouchietown, your technique begins to crack, you slow ...
@SwimXps A good habit: finish strong #swimming
@GoodbyeChlorine This is good advice for #swimming and in life #finish #strong
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Media view Ikee swimming after cancer treatment | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News
July 9, 2020— Japanese swimming star Ikee Rikako has invited media to view her training in a pool after her treatment for leukemia.
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The Milwaukee veteran synchronized swimmers | Swimmer's Daily
March 7, 2020— At the bottom of the Milwaukee VA, a group of veterans is perfectly in sync. You never would guess that there is a synchronized swimming team comprised of veterans in Milwaukee.
@GoodbyeChlorine Fun video, if you need a little inspiration to get into the #swimming pool
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'She'd be absolutely loving this': London Bridge victim honoured with record attempt
March 3, 2020— Kirsty Boden lost her life in the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack and is being honoured by her community using one of her passions; swimming.
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@SwimXps Kirsty Boden honored for her heroism #swimming
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South Australian swim club honours heroic nurse killed in the 2017 London Bridge attack | ABC News | Swimmer's Daily
March 2, 2020 SOUTH AUSTRALIA— Kirsty Boden is known as the Aussie nurse who lost her life in the 2017 London Bridge terror attack while rushing to the aid of another victim.
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@SwimXps Kirsty Boden: "her bravery is unmatched in Australia's history" #heroine #swimmer
@GoodbyeChlorine Nice way to honor a true #heroine: Kirsty Boden
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Pittsburgh Polar Plunge Raises More Than $500,000 For Special Olympics | Swimmer's Daily
March 2, 2020 PITTSBURGH, PA— The Pittsburgh Polar Plunge had dozens in attendance Saturday, either as spectators or those taking a swim in order to benefit the Special Olympics Pennsylvania. The 2020 Pittsburgh Polar Plunge required that individuals donate at least $50 or more for Special Olympic athletes. As part of the tradition, participants took a plunge into cold waters even in the freezing temperatures.
@SwimXps Congrats #PittsPolarPlunge raising over $500k for #Special #Olympics [video]
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Mark Spitz at Indiana: NCAA swimming championships (1969-72) | Swimmer's Daily
Feb. 26, 2020— In between Olympics, legendary U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz was a star for Indiana from 1969-72. He finished his Hoosiers career with four team national championships and eight individual NCAA titles. Watch six of those titles here.
@GoodbyeChlorine Here is some great historic video of Mark Spitz
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Maddie Ward makes a splash after coming back from injury | Swimmer's Daily
Feb. 13, 2020— CSU breaststroke swimmer, Maddie Ward, knows what it means to fight through adversity and come back on top. After having two huge surgeries following an impressive sophomore season, Ward knew it wo…
@SwimXps An inspirational story featuring Maddie Ward #swimming
@GoodbyeChlorine Don't let adversity slow you down. Here's an #inspirational #swimming story.
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Natalie Coughlin Selected to Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame
Feb. 12, 2020— Vallejo, CA native and former Cal Bear Natalie Coughlin is one of five athletes who will enter the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame this year.
@SwimXps Congrats: Natalie Coughlin bay areas sports hall of fame inductee #swimming
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Google Swimming Craig Robinson: 'Anyone Can Be That Person'
Feb. 11, 2020— Google Swimming Record Holder Craig Robinson: 'Anyone Can Be That Person' Craig Robinson reflects on Guiness record swimming performance.
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Swimming’s Racist Past Makes Simone Manuel’s Win an Even Bigger Deal
Feb. 6, 2020— In celebration of National Women & Girls in Sports Day, we are revisiting this heartfelt August 2016 article. Superathlete Manuel has gone on to become the first woman to win 7 swimming medals at a World Championships competition, which she did in 2019.
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Swimmer isn’t about self
Feb. 5, 2020— Swimming is often considered an individual sport, but Arapahoe senior captain Anna Wetzel feels differently. Wetzel holds one individual Centennial League and school record and is a member of two …
@SwimXps Nice story #swimming
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Olympic swimmer Duncan Scott to meet youngsters in Musselburgh
Feb. 4, 2020— YOUNGSTERS in East Lothian are set for the chance of a lifetime with a meeting and pool session with Scots swim hero Duncan Scott.
@SwimXps Duncan Scott is a leader outside of the pool too. #swimming
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An 8-year-old girl shattered a swimming record her mom set 32 years ago in Lake Country
Jan. 29, 2020— "I thought she'd break it. She's too tough of a girl to not. She had the motivation to do it. She wanted it."
@SwimXps Congrats: Tessa Hansen breaks mom's record #swimming
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Michael Phelps’ message to teen swimmer diagnosed with cancer: dream big
Jan. 28, 2020— A teenage swimmer diagnosed with cancer had his dream come true when he met his athletic idol, Michael Phelps.
@SwimXps #Dream #Big --> Words from Michael Phelps to teen with cancer.
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Guinness Record Setter From Connecticut Earns Statewide Honor
Jan. 21, 2020— Elizabeth Fry of Westport, a 1976 graduate of Staples High School who in August became the oldest swimmer in history to complete the grueling Oceans Seven, will receive the Bo Kolinsky Special Recognition Award from the CSWA at the 79th Gold Key Dinner on Sunday, April 26 at the Aqua Turf Club in the Plantsville section of Southington.
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@SwimXps Inspirational #swimming story #open #water

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