Tag: U.S. Masters Swimming

Early Birds In Las Vegas Man The Dam

Kara Robertson has put open water swimming on the map in the middle of the American desert. She is hosting the U.S. Masters Swimming 10K National Open Water Swimming Championships along with a 5K and 1-mile open water swims in Lake Mead. The championships will be held on May 18th, but early bird registration ends on March 31st. Already swimmers from 16

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Octogenarians Go the Distance

The American octogenarians and their senior colleagues who participated in the 2012 U.S. Masters Swimming Go The Distance program included the following role models: Women 80-84 DJ Murray (82) 493.69 miles (794 km) Joan K Campbell (82) 306.81 miles (493 km) Barbara Eisele (82) 233.10 miles (375 km) Jeane M Gruender (84) 168.24 miles (270 km) June Vyse

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A Mindset To Swim Mega Miles

Diligent, passionate, fit. These are only some of the positive characteristics that can describe many swimmers, especially those who are working adults who consistently train before and after work or during their lunch breaks. These U.S. Masters Swimming members, including many open water athletes, participate in the Go The Distance program where they

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Swimming With The Sharks On Saturdays

Sarasota YMCA Sharks Masters Swimming holds its Open Water Saturday workouts throughout the year at Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota on the west coast of Florida. Open Water Saturdays is an official U.S. Master Swimming team-sanctioned workout where swimmers of all levels are welcome to the group swim. Siesta Beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches

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