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synchronised swimming

(8 Posts)
Hunt Tue 07-Aug-12 12:25:18

I've always thought Synchronised swimming was a joke. Thought I'd give it a go to see if it really was as ridiculous as it seemed.Saw the synchronised pairs. Glad I did, it is EXTAORDINARY! It reminds me of the courting dance of grebes. The routines are extraordinary, the costumes ,hair and make-up are fabulous. The pair finals are this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Don't miss it!

GoldenGran Tue 07-Aug-12 12:44:47

I won 't , I love it,even though people always have mocked it. I think all that will change after this.

petallus Tue 07-Aug-12 15:44:18

I watched the synchronised diving a few days ago; quite erotic!

whitewave Tue 07-Aug-12 15:51:33

male or female?

absentgrana Tue 07-Aug-12 18:17:10

It's hugely demanding physically. I swim quite a lot but I don't think I could do it for even half the time – let alone smile simultaneously.

Annobel Tue 07-Aug-12 18:21:18

It looks as of they need cast iron core muscles for synch swimming to be able to control their bodies the way they do. Not to mention the breath control. These girls are real athletes even if their sport looks a bit naff at times.

petallus Tue 07-Aug-12 20:08:30

Both male and female.

POGS Tue 07-Aug-12 20:56:17

Damn I missed it. angry