Tag: Ricardo Ratto

This Brazilian Olympic Bronze Is Gold

Photo show the husband-and-wife team of Ricardo Cintra and Poliana Okimoto on Copacabana Beach after the Olympic awards ceremony. Interview is courtesy of Professor Ricardo Ratto, Copacabana Beach, Brazil. Ricardo Ratto interviewed the Brazilian husband-and-wife team of Ricardo Cintra and Poliana Okimoto. Cintra is the coach/husband; Okimoto is the

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Open Water Swimmers Toeing The Line

In large mass participation races, high profile races or professional marathon races, the physicality between competitive athletes can get out of hand. Ziplining, elbowing, veering off, cutting off, swimming over the legs or back of another swimmer, or impeding in some way can occur at the start, around turn buoys, along a straightaway, near a feeding

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