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Tuesday, August 16th, 2016


Watch a Groovy Synchronized Swimming Routine From the 1960s

  ¬†Atlas Obscura Site – Jack Goodman A look back at 1960’s synchro at a Clacton seaside holiday venue. The “disconcerting” reference within the narrative is to the Team Canada routine at the Montreal FINA World Trophy. The Team Canada routine though has had over 3 million views on You Tube (just follow the link from the site) but maybe the reservation expressed by Mr Goodwin is why. “Synchronized swimming is a complicated sport, bringing together elements of swimming, gymnastics and ballet. Competitors are highly skilled and their timing, strengthRead More

Mike Bushell tries out synchronised swimming

Synchronised swimming is one of the most challenging Olympic sports, and it is claimed that it takes more hours of training to reach competition standard than any other sport at the games. Mike Bushell dipped his toes in the water to find out more.