TITLE

The START

AUTHOR(S)
Mills, Clenn; Chinn, Jacob
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Swimming World;Mar2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a demonstration of a swimming technique by a swimming champion, Whitney Meyers. To have a good start one needs to be explosive off the blocks. Whitney, a former high school champion in Ohio, now swims for the University of Arizona in Tucson. At the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials, she exploded off the blocks for a third-place finish in the 200 fly as well as a seventh-place finish in the 200 IM. Here she demonstrates how to channel tremendous energy off the blocks into a super-clean, superexacting entry into the water.
ACCESSION #
16955440

 

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