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a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

swim on one's back

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A tight loop on the back stroke will lead to a tighter loop on the forward stroke.
By age 3 and 4, kids should be moving their arms to do the crawl and back stroke, Baham said.
In the 200m back stroke, Helen swam a 14-second PB, resulting in a bronze medal.
Fellow Paralympian Nyree Lewis, who is from Porth and secured silver in the 100m back stroke in China, has also been invited, alongside local secondary and primary school pupils.
1932 LOS ANGELES Hugh Edwards, Coxless fours rowing - GOLD Valerie Davies, 100m back stroke swimming - BRONZE Valerie Davies, 4x100m freestyle swimming - BRONZE
In swimming's 25 meter back stroke under-16, Dina Hannawi, finished first, Zeina Al-Fanek followed next ahead of Lama khouri.
And he didn't disappoint, pulling back stroke after stroke until he finished the day just one off the lead - a situation he built on by going top of the pile the following day.
The soleplate has also been designed in a teardrop shape, intended to provide equal ironing performance in all directions and prevent the snags caused by pointed edges that tend to happen on the back stroke.
We did try using the swimming pool once but the horse tried to do the back stroke so we abandoned that
Martha was canny enough to realise that Willie would prove a better player than Edward 'because his back stroke is sounder and he always plays with a straight bat'.
This level requires the camper to demonstrate the forward stroke, inside and outside pivot turns, the compound back stroke, the ability to stop and start the canoe or kayak, and the ability to combine strokes to create fluid motion.
He surfaces with a neck like a giant fur buoy and falls into a back stroke to the other side, pauses, and dives back along the bottom with bubbles trailing by his whiskers.
Reduce the pressure or lift file from the metal surface on the back stroke.
A good deal of emphasis is also placed on the elementary back stroke -- a very restful stroke that is especially useful in situations where survival is at stake.
In other time and trial one kilo meters race Sumble Yousuf finished 7th Aqsa continued her impressive run and won prestigious gold in 50 meter back stroke in the division two meet of swimming, her timing was 1.