Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

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Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:44 pm

100M straight up off the dock. and very straight too. Breathing ~1:5 (bilateral). Used my B70 Fusion so this is suit aided.

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The curl back is to a neighbour's floaty dock to hang on until I recover a bit.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby s.sciame » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:05 am

Congratulations, Ian Thorpe couldn't do better than 00:52 (+ he benefited from the flip turn) when he attemped to qualify for London 2012.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:35 pm

And a lane rope to hang off.

Not that remarkable. I searched and found this video 100M in 53, from just a push start.

https://youtu.be/Uc8q8hmTlA4

I took off from a launch start, the lake ~70Degf is colder than a pool Sarasota. And I don't think flip turns and push-offs help a wetsuit swimmer. If anything they break the rhythm.

100-110M in a suit, is kinda my anaerobic max right now. At that point I cry "Uncle". When I started swimming it was just 25M.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:05 pm

Yeah she looks pudgy in that suit, not using it properly. I have video of the swim - will upload later.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:13 pm

Had fun with the video. I have a cam hook on the dock house & the angle is a little low.
No doubt I'm haulin' ass tho. I thought I got a great dive.

https://youtu.be/u713jZ5YPt0

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby smootharnie » Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:04 am

whether it is 50 seconds or 1 minute, you are swimming fast Sharky!
Why not drop an anchor and a buoy at 100 m from the starting point so its all a bit more precise?
Then you can experiment with and without a suit or other toys etc.
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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby s.sciame » Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:26 pm

Cool video, smooth dive. May I ask you what your best 100m time in a 25m pool is? And, since I suspect that you don't like turns and you're so fortunate to also swim in Kits pool (if I remember well), have you ever tried to sprint one length (which is exactly 137m, not 1inch more not 1inch less) and take the time? Perhaps Kits has 50m and 100m marks as well?

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:38 am

I did a rope measurement today to the yellow buoy and it does come up a bit shorter than what the GPS tracks. My wife had timed AAA swimmers, and I've timed national level swimmers to that point - based on times, and view, we figured it was 60-65M. So when the GPS says it's 65M I called it good. But my rope says it's shorter - like 185 ft ( I had 3x60ft tube ropes and was about 5-10 feet from the marker).

What the heck - up the ante for today's stunt :o https://youtu.be/TjwtxujQLF0

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby cottmiler » Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:57 am

Following Shark's video I found this underwater view. He might have have reported it before but it completes the picture of his ability.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xim1hXSyIKA

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby smootharnie » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:39 am

Hey Shark, thats looking better than a year ago. Starts to look like a real swimmer.
Better straight line. less core lflexing and 6Bk timing,connection looks better too.
You are still a bit stiff . especially below the waiste, but the base swim machine mechanism is working 8-)
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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:56 ish :)

Postby SharkFM » Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:42 pm

Edit: I think I have the GPS issue figured.
Did a test using my boat in Freestyle mode and got 60M from the yellow ball back to mid dock = which is good. https://twitter.com/Jagersport_com/status/772103726253223936

However, during the 100M swim, I got 10M into it before ever hitting the water, which looks like an error. And the path looks to be too short for a full100M

Even so, from the video I was even with the 60M mark at about 34 secs. So 100/60*34 = 56.6 pace for the 100M
I challenge anyone on here to take that time down, stroke snobs be damned!

I think your stroke doesn't have to be brilliant to sprint a short distance. Brawn can make up for a lack of precision. Again with a wetsuit it's a like a coat of paint over a shabby building - if you are lean or narrow to begin with.

Also to do a running dive into a 100M sprint of this kind at Kits pool would be crazy. You'd get kicked out, I'm sure. Just not considerate.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:46 pm

apples to prunes would OK

OK I found an easy way to measure distance with 99.9% accuracy is to swim my slalom course
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There is a stainless steel cable down the middle about 5 feet under. The course is 260M long.
I first sprinted the first two gates 68M, no warmup & that was crazy - so much fun I lost track of breathing. I did 27+41=68M fair enough. But then I tried to do 109M 10mins after using a 1:3 pattern at full output and OMG I bonked bad in the last 25m or so it was carnage. Being out there and totally gassed is not good! Without going into technical details, I swam a decent pace but not as quick as the sprint start off the dock.

But the best thing about swimming a slalom course is the MILE. 6 laps will take you there. So I gave that a rip as well on the weekend.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:19 pm

As I said - the original sprint GPS file is in error - the program is screwed up by the sudden start then drop into the water. So it spotted me anywhere from 10-20M on that 100M.

In a pool without a suit - i doubt I would break 1:15. For me - completely different style of swimming.

With the running start and the wetsuit, I can sustain a higher position in the water. It requires a certain turnover and focus then baam I gotta stop - max being somewhere close to 100M & 1 minute. I also breathe bilateral and 1:3 or less breaths, it really is a speed mode of swimming.

If I breathe 1:2 can't get nearly the same pace.

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Re: Throw Down - 100M in 00:51

Postby SharkFM » Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:18 pm

Also - in a pool with a suit I think you are slower due to heat - water temp/viscosity and the body will turn the horsepower down naturally due to lack of cooling.

I want to try the Helix suit. My Reaction is a bit square for fit (medium large) and my Fusion is a lower-end thing has more of that shoulder resistance.


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