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I determined to try if a good swimmer could drown himself.
A platform of wood was built out from the bank, to be used for bathing by good swimmers who were not afraid of a plunge into deep water.
It's not so easy for a swimmer like me to commit suicide by drowning.
This amazing swimmer really needed the lift I gave him by seizing his leg.
And at the first let him practise with helps, as swimmers do with bladders or rushes; but after a time let him practise with disadvantages, as dancers do with thick shoes.
It was believed that the search for the bodies had been a fruitless effort merely because the drowning must have occurred in mid- channel, since the boys, being good swimmers, would otherwise have escaped to shore.
As with mariners shipwrecked near a coast, it would have been better for the good swimmers if they had been able to swim still further, whereas it would have been better for the bad swimmers if they had not been able to swim at all and had stuck to the wreck.
Should our bark be upset we are five of us good swimmers, able enough to turn it over again, or if not, to hold on by it.
The other aircraft had its FLIR on our swimmer and survivor.
10] Further, the restricted ventilation experienced during swimming leads the swimmer to face intermittent hypoxia and this may result in alveolar hyperplasia and thus increased FVC.
Respiratory muscles including diaphragm of swimmers are required to develop greater pressures as a consequence of immersion during the respiratory cycle, this may lead to a functional improvement in these muscles.
The Namib Swimming Academy (NSA) with 42 swimmers came in second place, while Oranjemund Swimming Club with 32 swimmers, came third.