Monday, February 11, 2008

1938: Hold your breath…..

“Anything goes in Water Polo…if you can get away with it”: “In one second the ball carrier’s free hand is going to grasp that husky Silver Springs leg and pull its owner under. A Water poloist must swim fast and hard. The longer you can hold your breath, the better. An average scrimmage keeps a man under about 20 seconds but exceptional players have been known to stay under as long a minute.….”
Source: article of magazine “Look” of August 30, 1938

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