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Tuesday's Swim Report - Swim Master & Other Swim Bits

Lane 1 - The NY Times posts "Jack Nelson, Swimming’s Version of a Chess Master, Dies at 82. Jack Nelson, an Olympic swimmer and coach who directed a quartet of American women to a surprising gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle relay at the 1976 Games in Montreal, died on Wednesday in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 82."

Lane 2 - Outsports posts "Gay college swimmer feels blessed after coming out. Austin Olivares can be himself and not worry about what people think."

Lane 3 - 720 ABC Perth posts "Student Press Gallery: Eamon Sullivan. One of the fastest men to hit the water in recent years, Perth's own Olympian Eamon Sullivan dropped by the Drive studio for the 'Student Press Gallery'. Eamon was asked questions about his career, his hobbies and what life post swimming involves."

Lane 4 - NBC Sports posts "Notes from USADA drug-testing statistics update. Michael Phelps has more individually documented drug tests than any other U.S. athlete in 2014, under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s statistics updated Monday. Phelps had six documented drug tests in the third quarter of this year, giving him 17 total in the first nine months of 2014. He passed Olympic 10,000m silver medalist Galen Rupp for total tests this year."

Lane 5 - Conde Nast Traveler posts "The best public swimming pools in cities around the world."

Lane 6 - Swimming World posts "Swiss Olympian Dominik Meichtry Retires."

Lane 7 - The Race Club posts "Swimisodes - Butterfly with Roland Schoeman - The Fifth Stroke Part 1. Olympic Gold Medalist Roland Schoeman has developed one of the fastest dolphin kicks in the world. The dolphin kick has become so important in the sport of swimming, now being used in all four strokes, that it is commonly referred to as the 'fifth stroke'. In this video series on #thefifthstroke, Gary Hall Sr has Roland demonstrate several ways to improve the dolphin kick. In part I of this Race Club Swimisode series, find out what Coach Gary Hall has up his sleeve to get Roland to work both the up and down kick in Butterfly."

Lane 8 - Mass Live posts "Breast surgeon Steven Schonholz uses competitive swimming to keep fit, reduce stress. A competitive swimmer, Schonholz uses the pool at the Y to not only ready for participation in local, national and international meets, but to also give him a respite from his job as a breast surgeon and director of the Center for Comprehensive Breast Health at Noble Hospital. “Exercise is great for anybody’s stress reduction. Even though I really enjoy what I do, having that time several days a week where you know you."


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