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Ryan Lochte Mimics Great Bodysurfers

Images courtesy of Universal Sports in Kazan, Russia. Controversy was stirred up and then quietly diffused when Ryan Lochte used an old body surfing technique during his 200m individual medley gold medal performance at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. As body surfers have done for generations and a handful of veteran ocean swimmers with

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Compadres In The Open Water

Surfers, boogie boarders, and body surfers are pretty cool compadres to open water swimmers wherever we travel. If we swim parallel to the shoreline just outside the shore break, the surfers seem like guardians of the venue, patiently waiting on their boards for the next wave...as they watch us swim past. And their numbers are growing... Copyright ©

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