Rick Graves Getting Out And Back Through The Waves
Rick Graves, a former USA Swimming national open water swimming coach and a California waterman, has a great dolphin kick and outstanding lung capacity that allows him to get in and out of wavy conditions with uncanny speed and grace.
As he dives under the waves going out, he streamlines underneath the waves and pops up kicking hard…and bodysurfs expertly into the shore on the way back in.
Photo on left by Diane Edmonds of California lifeguards at an annual qualification event in Huntington Beach.
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