Dayton Christian Coed Varsity Swimming

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Senior Spotlight: Nicole Keenan, Swimming

Did you know that actress Esther Williams popularized synchronized swimming when she starred in movies known as “aqua musicals” produced by MGM in the forties and fifties?  Also, synchronized swimming first appeared in the Olympics during the 1984 games.  I wouldn’t call it synchronized swimming, but it takes a lot of of synchronization to master the

Senior Spotlight: Chloe Bell, Swimming

Did you know that competitive swimmers use the term ‘fast pool’ when they are describing a pool that has a good gutter system on the sides? This system allows the water to flow out easily and doesn’t allow waves to bounce back to the middle of the pool. The lane lines can also help control the

Senior Spotlight: Alex Sims, Swimming

Did you know that personal swimming pools at home became popular in the USA after World War II and the publicity given to swimming sports by Hollywood films like Esther Williams’ Million Dollar Mermaid made a home pool a desirable status symbol. Also, that President Gerald Ford had the first outdoor swimming pool built at the

Senior Spotlight: Ethan Powell, Swimming

Did you know that most swimmers at the highest levels of competition train four to five hours per day and five to seven days per week?? They will typically swim about six to twelve miles a day along with weight and flexibility training. It sounds like swimming would be the perfect sport for workout machine, senior

Bellbrook Swim Meet Preview: Jan. 25

The Dayton Christian Swim Team will be flying down the lanes at the Bellbrook Invitational this evening at the Dayton Raiders Aquatic Center in Beavercreek, starting at 6:45pm. The ‘Warriors of the Water’ will face competition from Bellbrook, Oakwood, and Wilmington as they see how well they can compete against other Division II schools. Tonight’s swim

Senior Spotlight: Joshua Erlandson, Swimming

Did you know that swimming strengthens the heart and lungs? Swimming also works out all of your body’s major muscles. And water’s buoyancy makes swimming THE ideal exercise for physical therapy, rehabilitation, or for anyone seeking a low-impact exercise. One person who has figured out all the physical benefits of swimming is senior, Joshua Erlandson. Joshua,

Senior Spotlight: Colin Klein, Swimming

Did you know that swimming is a great cardiovascular exercise because you are moving against the water’s resistance, which is over ten times that of the air.  Swimming also reduces stress. The numbers add up to the perfect sport for future accountant, Senior Colin Klein. Colin is enjoying his first year on the swim team,

Senior Spotlight: Ian Hanks, Swimming

Did you know that after World War I and the departure of “Long John” style swimming costumes, interest in competitive swimming grew. Standards improved and training became essential.  Head Coach Wiggershaus for one, am glad that not only did the “Long John” style suits fell by the wayside, but also that Senior Ian Hanks became

Senior Spotlight: Logan Clark, Swimming

Did you know that the ‘turbo-pump’ on the Space Shuttle’s main engine is powerful enough to drain an average-sized swimming pool in 25 seconds.  Also, did you know that the slowest Olympic swim stroke is the breaststroke.  You may be saying to yourself, how do these facts relate?  The common thread is Senior, Logan Clark! Logan, a