Ralph Mohr



Ralph Mohr
It’s an old adage: “Don’t Quit.”  Easier said than done! However, an 80-year-old Ironman triathlete, John Holman, follows that notion.  His story can be found here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2018/05/05/80-year-old-man-competing-ironman-dont-quit/583765002/ We have several older swimmers who fit that same notion, led, of course, by Willard Lamb and Dave Radcliff.  They still get on […]

Swim Bits – Don’t Quit






Ralph Mohr
An interesting article on NPR talks about the difference between the perceptions of experts and novices when they do something like playing the piano or basketball.  Novices focus much more on the mechanics of an action, and experts focus on the whole picture, the piece or game to be played. […]

Easy Swimming





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The secret’s out.  Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are good for you, especially before a game or workout.  The NBA has declared it so. Cf. http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/page/presents18931717/the-nba-secret-addiction/. Every morning I have two WASA light rye crackers covered with peanut butter and jelly with my tea, even when I go to workout […]

Swim Bits – April 2017