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5 edition of History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming found in the catalog.

History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming

by Timothy, M. Johnson

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Captains Engineering Services, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History,
  • Long distance swimming,
  • United States,
  • Sports

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ, Amos St. Germain (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages540
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8566960M
    ISBN 100972172629
    ISBN 109780972172622

    Global community of open water swimmers, marathon swimmers, channel swimmers. Open water swimming training plans, nutrition advice, news, events. Toggle I'm actually glad, in an ironic way, for the brief LTSS episode in Tahoe swimming history. Through their utter failure to follow through on their promises, they highlighted the value that. A recent article in the Deseret News about the history of marathon swimming in the Great Salt Lake inspired me to research the subject a little more. My research led me to Dale L. Morgan's book "The Great Salt Lake", which is a history of the lake as well as western exploration and Morgan discusses the history of marathon swimming in the lake in a chapter titled "Place of Resort".

    Looking back, he recalls the swim as "a lonely, hard mental journey" that he paradoxically found "very peaceful and meditative." Eleven months after swimming just 35 km of the lake's km length, North admits to feeling "quite nostalgic" about that day. Swimming, of course, is what training for a marathon swim is all about.   You only have until p.m. Mountain Stadard Time to purchase the "Lane Lines to Shore Lines" DVD, "Open Water Swimming" book and "History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming" book for only $

    Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no listener will be left treading water. History Of Open-water Marathon Swimming. With Excerpts And Derivations From The PPT. Presentation Summary: History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming. With excerpts and derivations from the book.


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History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming by Timothy, M. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This history covers swimming from the perspective of an active participant in the organization of the Manhattan History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming book swim. The emphasis initially was on New York swims but was broaden to include the whole development of open-water swimming events worldwide/5(6).

out of 5 stars Review of History of Open Water Mar Swimming. out of 5 stars History of Open Water Marathon Swimming. J Format: Perfect Paperback. As a book covering the facts of Marathon Swimming history, it is quite okay.

But tye layout is terrible. The book is printed on the worst recycled paper you can /5(6). Open Water Swimming History. This Summer's London Games' open water events will include the men's and women's 10 km marathon. With increased media publicity, and a best-selling book on open water swimming titled, "Wild Swim" by founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society, Kate Rew, the popularity of the sport has taken to new heights in Britain.

The complete history of the Manhattan marathon swim is discussed in detail. Swim injuries are discussed and facts about swimming that are alarming. Above all, the book is packed with swims and swimmers galore, swims you couldn't imagine, swim you've heard about but didn't believe, and swims that have been forgotten and : Captains Engineering Services.

According to Tim Johnson, author of the book History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming, the American governing body AAU designated the event from Chain Bridge to Georgetown as a national championship event where up to 10 swimmers competed from each club, but only the first three finishers scored points.

History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming. By Capt Tim Johnson, P.E. "This book is devoted to the history of past swims and swimmers. What has gone before is ours to discover an learn from.

With this knowledge will come better swims and swimmers.". Swimming In The 's In Paris Courtesy of Tim Johnson, History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming.

Captain Tim Johnson, PE discusses pools in his book, History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming. This history covers swimming from the perspective of an active participant in the organization of the Manhattan marathon swim.

The emphasis initially was on New York swims but was broaden to include the whole development of open-water swimming events worldwide.4/5(3). The Marathon Swimming event of the Olympics is one of the ultimate tests of human strength and endurance. In this event, participating athletes race over a 10km open-water circuit and the first swimmer to strike the touch pad at the finish line wins the race.

History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming: History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming With excerpts and derivations from the book Presented by Captain Timothy M.

Johnson, PE Assistant Professor Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston, Massachusetts [email protected] Marathon swimming is a class of open water swimming defined by long distances (at least 10 kilometers) and traditional rules based in English Channel marathon foot-races which have a specifically defined distance, marathon swims vary in distance.

However, one commonly used minimum definition is 10 kilometers, the distance of the marathon swimming event at the Olympic Games.

Swimming has been a sport at every modern Summer has been open to women since Along with track & field athletics and gymnastics, it is one of the most popular spectator sports at the ng has the second-highest number of Olympic events (after athletics).Governing body: FINA.

Very useful book for those entering the open water. I am new to open water swimming and this book addressed many of the topics that I was unclear about (also avoided potentially embarrasing questions to the seasoned swimmers). The book is also an interesting read and full of historical facts/5(17).

Open Water Swimming is an essential guide to maneuvering the open-water environment and describes how to prepare logistically, physically, and mentally for open-water swims.

The book includes stroke techniques, racing tactics, and training plans for triathlon, middle-distance, and marathon-distance swims. British Swimming has published slight revisions to its open water (marathon) swimming selection policy for the Summer Olympic Games.

Russian Federation: World Open Water Junior Championships. Accomplished pool swimmers began training for and competing in open water events. Inthe International Olympic Committee acknowledged the rising popularity of open water swimming and added for the first time a 10km open water marathon to the list of events contested at the Summer Games.

It got us thinking about other books that help motivate and inspire open water swimmers. So, we had a look around on the internet and compiled this Top 5 list of books on open water swimming (in no particular order) that we instantly added to our book wish list.

An INSPIRATION to any modern-day aspirants to marathon swimming, this book contains a wealth of historical information on these swims and the impact on the lives of these pioneering women swimmers and their families.

Munatones, Steven (). Open Water Swimming: Improved performance for swimmers and triathletes. Pub. Marathon swimming rose to significance after the International Olympic Committee listed a 10km race as one of the events for the Beijing Olympic Games.

Marathon races can take place in any large outdoor body of water: seas, lakes, rivers, canals, reservoirs. Open-water swimming in particular has a few more of those extras that are unrelated to strength. “In swimming, even compared to running, technique is very, very important,” Morrison said.

“And there’s no sex difference in the ability to develop a good swimming technique.” Strength. A recently published book about the history of open water swimming, which I prefer to some others, is History of Open Water Swimming, by Tim Johnson.

It has a nice history of open water swimming, and talks quite a bit about the history of Manhattan swimming as well as many other swims.This book is not about open water swimming.

This is a history of swimming while trying to be a book on technique. It touches on OW swimming when it is an important part of the history of swimming. Frankly, it's more a rambling adventure through swimming with tidbits of history and technique throughout.

I expected more about OW, especially.He was inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in and the International Swimming Hall of Fame in He set many world records around the world and later advised and coached the USA Open Water National Team at numerous World .