Tag: tattoos

Tattoos Are Cool, But Not For All

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympic swimmer Casey Barrett wrote a commentary in Swimming World Magazine on the International Olympic Committee's recent position regarding tattoos among athletes competing in international competitions [read here]. Barrett, who himself got a tattoo before he competed in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games,

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Asian Tattoos Of Swimmers

Asian Tattoos Of Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Around the beaches from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, from the shorelines of California to Copacabana, in pools from Melbourne to Montreal, many swimmers pride themselves on a variety of tattoos on their bodies. Many swimmers have marine themes to their tattoos.

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Open Water Swimming Tattoos

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Watch an NBA game and it is rare to find a player without tattoos. But most open water swimmers leave their skin unadorned with the exception of sunscreen, Vaseline and lanolin. However, there are swimmers with a number of ocean-specific tattoos. John Daprato wanted to do the Boston Light Swim for a long

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