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Swimming World Presents “Swimming the English Channel: A Look Back in Time”


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Swimming the English Channel: A LOOK Again in Time

Legend has it that in 55 B.C., when Roman Normal Julius Caesar stood on a beach in Gaul, plotting his conquest of britain, he regarded throughout the sea, saw the white cliffs of Dover and asked one of his males: “Do you suppose lets swim it?” His subordinate responded, “I Think we should take boats.” They did, however an idea used to be born even supposing It Might hibernate In The minds of guys for nearly two millenia.

Beginning with J.B. “Billy” Johnston’s 1872 attempt to pass the “Big Ditch,” hundreds of men and women have tried crossings of the English Channel. Three years later, American Paul Boynton became the first particular person to efficiently pass, Whereas carrying a rubber lifesaving go well with that he would grow to be famously identified for. It wouldn’t be unless August 6, 1926 that the first a success crossing WITH THE AID OF a lady, Gertrude Ederle, would happen.

To learn more about the fascinating historical past of swimming Within The English Channel, investigate cross-check the November 2017 problem of Swimming World Magazine, available now!

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FEATURES

2017 OPEN WATER SWIMMERS OF THE 12 Months
THROUGH Annie Grevers
Swimming World’s Open Water Swimmers of the Yr for 2017 are both two-time winners, with France’s Aurelie Muller also having won the title in 2015, and the Neth­erlands’ Ferry Weertman taking the distinction in Back-to-Again years.

A PROPOSITION: OPEN WATER RELAYS AT THE OLYMPICS
THROUGH Annie Grevers
Open water relays are already a part of the swimming schedule AT THE World Champi­onships. Why No Longer add a 5K crew experience to the Olympics?

2017: A TIME TO REPLICATE
THROUGH David Rieder
Water temperatures, water quality and athlete security are still SIZZLING subject matters in open water swimming.

HURRICANE AFTERMATH: CHOOSING UP THE ITEMS
BY USING David Rieder
Most Of The People who reside In The southeastern united states of america and Caribbean reside their lives hoping to avoid hurricanes, but this Year’s batch of storms proved particularly devastat­ing. Alternatively, everyone In The house website hosting swimming events intends to be Back up and working again soon.

THE LAST WORD PROBLEM
BY MEANS OF David Rieder
Joe Zemaitis was searching for a PROBLEM, a worthwhile intention. So, this previous summer—after a 12 Months of planning and TRAINING—the head swim Educate at Swim Neptune in Scottsdale, Ariz. complete that purpose VIA crossing the English Channel from England to France in 12-half hours.

SWIMMING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL: A LOOK Back IN TIME
BY WAY OF Bruce Wigo
Legend has it that in 55 B.C., when Roman Normal Julius Caesar stood on a seaside in Gaul, plotting his conquest of britain, he seemed across the sea, saw the white cliffs of Dover and asked one in all his males: “Do you think we could swim it?” His subordinate replied, “I Believe we will have to take boats.” They did, however an idea used to be born despite the fact that It Will hibernate In The minds of men for just about two millenia.

MENTAL PREP: AHEAD OF THE BEEP WITH LEAH SMITH
VIA Annie Grevers

TRAINING

010 CLASSES WITH THE LEGENDS: FRANK BUSCH
BY Michael J. Stott

SCHOOL RECRUITING: THE WAY IT’S EXECUTED
VIA Michael J. Stott
Within The first of a multi-SECTION collection, Swimming World explores the elemental parts of the school swimming courtship.

SWIMMING Method MISCONCEPTIONS: FRONT QUADRANT SWIMMING
BY Rod Havriluk
A Standard MISCONCEPTION is that ENTRANCE quadrant swimming (FQS) is an efficient freestyle Technique. It Is Not. While FQS has been utilized by high swimmers, that isn’t justification for selling that technique. FQS produces an arm coordination that’s counterproductive to fast swimming.

Unique UNITS: THE (SWIMMING) DISTANCE SYSTEM
WITH THE AID OF Michael J. Stott
Olivet Nazarene University (Unwell.) swept the women’s and males’s swimming and diving titles at this Yr’s NAIA Championships—in part as a result of its distinguished distance freestyle performances. Here, Instruct Scott Teeters shares a few of his TRAINING methods for ONU’s highly a success distance application.

042 Q&A WITH Train JON JOLLEY
BY WAY OF Michael J. Stott

043 HOW THEY TEACH ROSS DANT
VIA Michael J. Stott

COACHING

039 DRYSIDE COACHING: CONSTRUCTING A MORE ROBUST SWIMMER
WITH THE AID OF J.R. Rosania

JUNIOR SWIMMER

036 GOLDMINDS: CHILL OUT…IT’S MOST EFFECTIVE SWIMMING
WITH THE AID OF Wayne Goldsmith
Stressed? Stressful? Anxious? To Not concern…simply…CALM DOWN

045 UP & COMERS
BY Taylor Brien

COLUMNS & Unique SECTIONS

008 A VOICE FOR THE SPORT
030 VACATION REWARD GUIDE
046 GUTTER SPEAK
048 PARTING SHOT



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