Tag: Navy SEALs

Conditioning In The Surf With SEALs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Surf conditioning is one of the tough training exercises that Navy SEALs have to do during their renowned BUD/s (Basic Underwater Demolition) Hell Week. A group is ordered to link arms and lay down on their backs with their heads and bodies partially submerged in the cold surf, raising their heads to

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Tampa Bay Frogman Swim Continues To Grow

"My thermometer read 56-57ºF (13ºC) with a slight chop under sunny skies," says Ron Collins. As the swimmers gathered, the air temperature was much lower at 39ºF, but it rose to 65ºF later. "Florida is awesome in the winter," said Collins who kayaked for JC Malick in his characteristic bioprene. The proceeds to the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim are used to

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Night Train Swimmers Think Big

Vito Bialla and the Night Train Swimmers hosted a night of gratitude to the donors and supporters of their world record relay of 228 miles at the San Diego Yacht Club tonight. On a summer night much more calm than the conditions that they faced over their charity swim for the Navy SEAL Foundation, each swimmer told of their relay along the California coast.

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What It Takes In The Water

What It Takes is a riveting film directed by Rick Davitt and Mark Powell of Under Development Films. What It Takes is the story of the brief journey embarked by the most famous water polo high school program in America. After winning four consecutive water polo championships, a former Olympian Chris Segesman looks to the famed U.S. Navy SEALs to prepare

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When Humans Become SEALs

The United States Navy SEALs have established a partnership with USA Swimming and USA Water Polo, both organizations that have been the natural breeding ground of a number of SEALs over time. In its notoriously difficult training, the swimmers and water polo players have demonstrated the highest passing percentage than athletes from other sports or

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