Ralph Mohr



Ralph Mohr
A list of coaches from the 1961 North Bend Invitational Swim Meet.  Why is it here?  Check the names.  You might recognize some of them. Grants Pass Swim Club                   Alan Takashima McMinnville Swim Club                   Bob Gregson Medford YMCA                                  Ken Lyons North Bend Aquatic Club               Mike Popovich Reedsport Swim Club                      Don […]

A Historical Note




Ralph Mohr
With pools opening up and lakes warming up in Oregon, swimmers are emerging from a required break.  Hopefully everyone will remember to use sunblock, not sunscreen, when swimming outdoors. The rules for sunblock while swimming are simple: use nothing that is only chemicals, especially oxybenzone.  The only real sunblocks are […]

Swim bits – July 2020





Ralph Mohr
‘If exercise were a pill, it would be hailed as a “wonder drug.” ‘ We swimmers are doing something right.  We’re just not getting credit for it in international media. A recent on-line article mirrors this: https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51006325.  The article is on marathon runners, in a study done by an English […]

Swim Bits – February 2020