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January 28, 2013

Solo Synchronized Swimming: The Early Years

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The Perpendicular Descent

"This is proper for those who leap off from any height into the water, as from a Bridge or Ship: This is performed by taking a little leap forwards, and sometimes upwards, that your descent may be more perpendicular, or swifter to the bottom, and also that your head may go perpendicularly downwards. This way is very Commodious, when you have a very deep water, and it cannot be performed after any more ready method, because of the difficulty of holding ones breath." -- BibliOdyssey: The Art of Swimming

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 28, 2013 6:50 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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