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The Race That Changed Olympic Swimming | Strangest Moments

The Race That Changed Olympic Swimming | Strangest Moments

“Faster, Higher, Stronger” – the unimpeachable motto of the Olympic Games. Yet for Lance Larson, a 20-year-old American swimmer at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, being fastest didn’t necessarily translate into gold. The story of why that was so remains one of the most controversial in Olympic Games history because, in 1960, for all …

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U.S. Swim Team – Underwater National Anthem

ANNOUNCER: To celebrate the funnest sport there is, and support the US swim team, let’s unite all swimmers in harmony and sing our national anthem underwater. (SINGING, MUFFLED) Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light what so proudly we hailed in the twilight’s last gleaming, whose broad stripes and bright stars through …

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How To Improve Your Swimming Stroke Technique ft. Coach Jack Bauerle | Olympians’ Tips

How To Improve Your Swimming Stroke Technique ft. Coach Jack Bauerle | Olympians’ Tips

Hi, I’m Jack Bauerle, Olympic swimming coach. And I’m here to help you with some of your swimming needs. Everything that we’ll be doing here today has been practised umpty-ump times by our swimmers, so it becomes second nature and basically motor memory. Looking at the fly stroke right here. Just got to make sure …