**these links really only work on a laptop... they are that old! They don’t even open adequately on a phone. Here's a link to my older LifeSwimAquatics website that I still maintain but don't use much, and it has a few videos I did back in 2011, and these Freestyle and Backstroke drills are still very relevant! … Continue reading Old video with good drills…
Category: Open Water
8th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet attracts from all 50 states* to both pool & open water events!
From the Asheville School pool... ...to picturesque Biltmore Lake, seasoned and newbies, *in at least 50 states of fitness and mental capacity, line up together for the start or pre-race instructions... 75F air and water makes for a gorgeous race day. The triangle shaped course is a 1/2- … Continue reading 8th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet attracts from all 50 states* to both pool & open water events!
2013 Lowcountry Splash Open Water racing!
Coach Andrew Pulsifer, Fitness Diva Willie McCourt and Stud Dale McCourt post-swim in Charleston on Saturday! This was the 12th annual 2.4 mile Lowcountry Splash, but the first to include the 5-miler. Congratulations to Willie and Dale, as this was their first 2.4 mile swim, and they felt great! Willie came in @ 56:34 and … Continue reading 2013 Lowcountry Splash Open Water racing!
2013 Open Water Swimming clinics at Biltmore Lake!
You are in LUCK! Just as the triathlon season arrives, there will be 2 Open Water Swimming clinics at Biltmore Lake, Hosted by Asheville Masters Swimming and coach Andrew Pulsifer. #1. Sunday, May 19th, and #2. Saturday, June 8th Just 20 spots per session. Learn to swim comfortably around buoys & people, deal with the … Continue reading 2013 Open Water Swimming clinics at Biltmore Lake!
2013 USMS 5K Open Water National Championship, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Congratulations to Jen Baker and Jim Green on their recent finishes at the 2013 USMS 5K Open Water National Championship! Jen placed 5th in her age group and Jim was 3rd. Complete results may be seen here! Click here for pictures of the event! Jen & Jim after race in sunny Ft. Myers, Fla.!
Lake Lure USMS National Championships
Congratulations to all the Asheville Masters Swimmers competing in beautiful Lake Lure for the 2012 United States Masters Swimming One-Mile National Championship! Click here for more pics! Click here for overall results, here for women's results, here for men's results. Larry Hartley (on right) is a new NATIONAL CHAMPION! Mr. Hartley swam a stellar race … Continue reading Lake Lure USMS National Championships
Kriegler’s in Key West
The Frank Kriegler Swimming Family cranked in the Swim Around Key West in early June! Frank swam on a relay with his daughter Abby (11) and two of her friends (5 hours and 27 minutes). Placing is unknown at printing time. Frank's son, Joey, did the swim solo and was 6th overall ! There were … Continue reading Kriegler’s in Key West
Jim Green Race in USMS 5K Open Water Championships
Jim Green recently raced the USMS 5k Open Water National Championship in Noblesville, Indiana, placing 3rd in the 65-69yr old age group. Nice job, Jimmy! Pics from event are below Jimmy Green before race: The race scene prior to race: Jim Green finishing strong (#190)
Jen Baker swims 12+ miles around Charleston!
CONGRATULATIONS, JEN BAKER! Charleston 12 mile swim! October 23, 2011 Results Solo swimmers: 1. Mallory Mead, 25 Los Angeles, CA 3:58.52 2. Alexis Underwood , 27 Atlanta, GA 4:20. 33 3. Kevin Dinsmore, 30 Baton Rouge, LA 4:22. 38 4. Tim Waid, 48 Columbia, MO 4:31. 58 5. Sarah Mooney, 28 South Royalton, VT 4:32.11 … Continue reading Jen Baker swims 12+ miles around Charleston!
6th Annual Steve Barden Memorial Swimming Meet
Steve Barden results A portion of the Asheville Masters Swimming Team after the 2011 Steve Barden meet