Tagged with ' Olympics'

An Olympic Swimmer’s Worst Nightmare: A Real-Life Horror Story by Chris Walker-Hebborn

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from all of us here at ProSwimwear! Chris Walker-Hebborn

In this blog we have a spoooooky swimming story that will make you clutch your goggles for dear life!

This scary story is told to us by none other than Chris Walker-Hebborn!

He shares his real life scariest experience in the water... 

And that scariest part? 

It took place at the Olympics! 

Read more about this scary story in the blog... If you dare! 

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Adam Chillingworth during a race

Get to know Adam Chillingworth and follow his journey in national and international swimming. 

In his first blog post, Adam explains his swimming background and aspirations. 

IDiscover how his training started in Hong Kong! 

Read more about his swimming aims for the future including the next Olympics! 

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WELCOME - Chris Walker-Hebborn!

Welcome to Chris Walker-Hebborn! Chris

Get to know more about how Chris got into swimming, his achievements and new ambassador role with ProSwimwear.

As our new ambassador, he'll be sharing his experience, advice and know-how to help you with your swimming progress. 

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FINA Rushes Through New Rules for Wearing Wetsuits in Olympic Open Water Swimming Marathon

Open Water SwimmersFINA, the international governing body of swimming, are considering draft rules on the legalities of wearing wetsuits at the Rio 2016 Olympic games open-water events. The chairman of the FINA Swimsuit Approval Commission has been asked to draw up draft rules for the wearing of neoprene wetsuits in Open Water competitions where the water temperatures are likely to be below 18ºC-20ºC.

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Breaking A World Record By Finishing Last?

World Record Breaker   Beating a world record by coming last seems ridiculous, but sprint queen Cate Campbell created history in Sydney when she became the first woman to crack 51 seconds for 100m freestyle in the final of the 200m event on a record-breaking final night of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Sydney.

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