TEXAS SWIMMING

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Historical Swimming Footage

Random but interesting.  Would love to see extended versions of each little clip.
 
 
ISHOF has some good ones.  Here's 200 meter breast from Hitler's '36 Berlin Games:
 
 

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  • At 11:40 AM, Anonymous Lion King said…

    Interesting how even in the '50s Coca-Cola was sticking its brand in front of us in a shameless but subtle episode of product placement! (coaches panel, but no audio from them, disappointing)

    And that 200 breaststroke, what an astounding amalgamation of stroke techniques and styles!

    Very cool!

     
  • At 11:52 AM, Blogger Button said…

    'And that 200 breaststroke, what an astounding amalgamation of stroke techniques and styles!'

    kind of looked like the first day of summer league practice...

     
  • At 12:11 PM, Anonymous Lion King said…

    Almost, but not quite. those guys made it ALL the way to the other end of the pool. 4 times!

     

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