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Where Are They Now? Micha Burden

Where Are They Now? Micha Burden Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Besides working modeling assignments and recently getting married, Micha Burden, one of America's top open water swimmers, will represent the Los Angeles County Lifeguards in its annual competition against Victorian State Surf Life Saving Association of Australia in The

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Power Swimming In The Open Water

Power Swimming In The Open Water Courtesy of Popular Mechanics. In the November 2007 issue of Popular Mechanics, Erik Sofge writes about the Pentagon's PowerSwim for military applications. More powerful than a blueseventy pointZero 3, faster than a Speedo LZR, able to go underwater where no swimmer has gone before, the dolphin-like PowerSwim device has

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Most Dominant Athlete Of All Time

Most Dominant Athlete Of All Time Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gunaxin> recently posted an online survey on the Most Dominant Athlete of All Time. The list was limited to 30 male athletes from the following sports: Auto racing, baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, football, golf, Greco-Roman wrestling, hockey, horse racing, soccer,

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Open Water Is The Template

In the US Masters Swimming forum, one supporter of the sport observed, "Open water is the template, pool swimming the unnatural imposition."While mankind has been swimming in the open water for millennium, pool swimming does seem like relatively a recent luxury. This observation reminded us of a wonderful book on Olympic swimming. Renowned coach Peter

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It’s Epic In New Zealand

The inaugural Epic Swim Festival in New Zealand will kick-off its first year in the majestic Lake Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand, in January 2010.The Epic Swim Festival showcase New Zealand best with the New Zealand 5K and 10K Open Water Championships and the New Zealand Masters 2.5K Open Water Championships.Additionally, as the Festival looks toward

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