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RuffWater
August 2nd, 2012, 09:55 AM
Did anyone catch Daniela Schreiber's start in the Women's 100 Free? She was Heat 1, Lane 8 in the Semis. Old school stand up start. No grab. Hands behind her. Awesome. And it also looked like she was leading at the 25.

Chris Stevenson
August 2nd, 2012, 11:30 AM
Did anyone catch Daniela Schreiber's start in the Women's 100 Free? She was Heat 1, Lane 8 in the Semis. Old school stand up start. No grab. Hands behind her. Awesome. And it also looked like she was leading at the 25.

I saw that too! I was shocked, I even wondered if she had a back problem.

ourswimmer
August 2nd, 2012, 01:59 PM
She did it the same way in the qualifying heat. Very surprising, but she did seem to get out fast.

thewookiee
August 2nd, 2012, 02:02 PM
I saw that too! I was shocked, I even wondered if she had a back problem.

This will be Chris' new start.

Chris Stevenson
August 2nd, 2012, 03:24 PM
This will be Chris' new start.

Mark Kutz, on those few occasions he swims, does this start and combines it with a windup. And he swims without goggles.

No school like the old school.

knelson
August 2nd, 2012, 03:54 PM
Did she have both feet at the front of the block or did she use a track start?

ourswimmer
August 2nd, 2012, 05:10 PM
I think she had her feet staggered with the back one on the wedge.

swimshark
August 2nd, 2012, 08:48 PM
It was a track start. The arms shocked me, too.

orca1946
August 2nd, 2012, 11:36 PM
I have not seen that in Masters other than really new swimmers to the sport !