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Underwater Dolphin Kicking

Swimming Science published a three-part article which may help appreciate the basic science of the art of dolphin kicking.

A Good Kind of Crazy

Warrenton Masters (WAVA) is excited to be offering a one of a kind postal swim without “crawl”: the Butterfly is Not a Crime postal event.

February Issue of The Wet Gazette

The February 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazettehas been uploaded

2013 Open Water and Long Distance All Americans

The list of Open Water/Long Distance All Americans for 2013 has been published.

SCM 2013 Preliminary Top 10 Lists

The preliminary Top 10 listings for the 2013 short-course meters (SCM) season are now available. Please check for inaccuracies and email Mary Beth Windrath, the National Swims Administrator, with potential corrections by Feb 28.

David Gregg Results

Results from the VMST David Gregg III Memorial Meet have been uploaded to our website. There were 136 swimmers entered in the meet, including 125 from our LMSC.

David Gregg Psych Sheets

Psych sheets have been posted based on early entries to the VMST David Gregg III Memorial Meet this weekend.

MyUSMS Is Your Portal

Have you visited your My USMS page lately? Or ever? If you haven’t then you are missing out on some cool stuff.

One Hour Postal Swim Deadline Extended

Due to bad weather, the 2014 USMS One-Hour Postal National Championship has been extended to February 10.

Upcoming Meets

We have quite a few  “drivable” meets coming up in the next few weeks. Check out one or more as you prepare for the championship meet of your choice (Zones, Y-Nats, or USMS Spring Nationals).

Notice from USMS Rules Committee

The FINA Technical Swimming Committee has issued a clarification regarding the interpretation of the new rules about separated hands at the touch for breaststroke (USMS article 101.2.4) and butterfly (USMS articles 101.3.4 and 101.3.5).

Fall Meeting Minutes Posted

The LMSC Board met on Oct 27 in Richmond, VA. The minutes from that meeting have been posted.