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Heroes And Heroines From Hinsdale

Video courtesy of Bill Lauritzen from Hinsdale, Illinois. Legendary coach Don Watson, author of The Hinsdale Swimming Program, has touched many lives including a vast number of student-athletes from Hinsdale Central High School in the state of Illinois. Many of his swimmers have been subsequently been inducted into various Halls of Fame. The list is

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Swimmers Take On The Apostles

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Apostle Island Relay Swim (A.I.R.S.) is a 20-mile (32.2 km) solo swim and relay competition around Madeline Island in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Madeline Island is one of the 22 Apostle Islands in Lake Superior located off the Bayfield peninsula in Northern Wisconsin. The largest of the Apostle Islands, it

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Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way

Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way Courtesy of WOWSA, Hinsdale, Illinois. Don Watson was a renowned pool and marathon swimming coach whose relationship with his athletes and the successes that they shared remain a standard among the coaching community. Coach Watson coached John Kinsella and Sandra Bucha throughout their professional marathon swimming

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