Tag: International Swimming Hall of Fame

A Hit Of A Crossover Athlete

Typically, a crossover athlete in the open water refers to a pool swimmer who also competes in the open water or an open water swimmer who also competes in triathlon. But the International Swimming Hall of Fame reported one of the most prolific and best baseball players of all time was Mike Schmidt, considered by many as the best third baseman in Major

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The Legacy Of Fran Crippen

The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced the inaugural International Aquatic History Symposium & Film Festival (IAHSFF) that will be held in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA between May 9th - 12th, 2012. One of the presentations will be "Lessons Learned By The Death Of Fran Crippen". The presentation will examine the number and causes of death in open

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Call For Nominees For The Paragon Awards

Call For Nominees For The Paragon Awards Courtesy of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bob Duenkel of the International Swimming Hall of Fame announces the call for nominations for the 2012 Annual Paragon Awards at the International Swimming Hall of Fame on May 11th 2012 during the 2012 International Swimming Hall of Fame

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Pioneering Women In San Francisco Bay

Pioneering Women In San Francisco Bay Meg Keller-Marvin of the International Swimming Hall of Fame provided a wonderful photo of an amazing pigskin award presented to Nell Schmidt, a pioneering open water swimmer, in 1912 by the City of Alameda, California (near San Francisco Bay). The award is at Nell's surviving granddaughter's home in Bloomsburg,

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