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Ande's Swimming Blog blogged by Ande Rasmussen who swims with Longhorn Aquatics Masters in Austin, Texas.
started March 2005 on the USMS Discussion Forums at:
http://www.usms.org/forums/showthread.php?t=4298 & kept blogging there till September 2008.


Ande was coached by

Paul Bergen on Longhorn Aquatics from 1979 to 1982

Eddie Reese on the University of Texas Mens Team from 1981 to 1986

Ande is currently coached by Whitney Hedgepeth on Longhorn Aquatics Masters
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  1. Sat Mar 29 2014 south Central SC zones

    by , March 29th, 2014 at 08:33 PM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    Entered 1650 it was Fri evening but I didn't drive over till this morning

    I was on the fence about the 500
    Then decided to check in at the last minute & just cruise it.

    500 FR
    28.59 30.95. 59.54
    31.29 31.70 2:02.53
    31.73 (2:34.26)
    31.66 3:05.92
    31.74 31.95 4:09.61
    31.90 30.67 5:12.18
    I 2 beat kicked 475 & 6 beat the last 25

    Afterwards I found out the zone record was 5:11

    Next was 100 free, I decided to skip it

    50 BK
    Went 25.29 was 25.0 last year
    Felt like I was too deep & angled up too steel at the end of each break out


    50 FL
    24.55
    OK
    Didn't SDK far enough off the start

    200 IM
    26.59
    33.00 way too slow, mistimed turn to BR kicked in
    35.88
    28.65 Decent 6 beat kicked
    2:04.12
    Think that was the zone rec
    Guthrie went 2:04.26 in a diff heat

    Updated March 31st, 2014 at 10:26 AM by ande

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  2. FAST FRIDAY Mar 7th 2014 SCY

    by , March 7th, 2014 at 12:11 PM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    FAST FRIDAY Mar 7th 2014 SCY

    Chris Coached
    6:00 to 7:30 dove in at 6:05
    swam with Mike, Jim, & Max beside Ned, JUlie, & Alley cat
    diving well and main pool

    Warm up
    swim 15 min easy went 6 or 700

    Main Set

    4 rounds of:

    20 x 25 on 35
    odds fast
    evens easy

    rest 1:20

    100 fast on 3:00

    50 fast kick on 1:00

    100 easy on 3:00
    did 25's 1 round fly, next round back, next round br, last round fly
    went IMs on 100s went 1:02, 1, 1:00
    last 100 kicked it and went 1:02


    Next Meet:


    Mar 28 - 30, 2014
    2014 SCY South Central Zone Championships
    CISD Natatorium


    May 1 - 4, 2014
    2014 Nationwide U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship
    The George Haines International Swim Center
    Santa Clara, California


    Aug 13 - 17, 2014
    2014 Marriott U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championship
    University of Maryland Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium
    College Park, Maryland
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  3. Thu Mar 6th 2014 SCY

    by , March 6th, 2014 at 12:43 PM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    Thu Mar 6th 2014 SCY

    Entered zones yesterday and nats today

    Lifted Tuesday

    Whitney Coached
    6:30 to 8:00 dove in at 6:40
    swam with Todd, Ned, Jim, & Alley cat

    Warm up
    did around 3 or 400

    Main Set

    assigned: 8 x 100 best ave on 2:00
    did 8 x 50 fr best ave from a dive held 25's

    8 x (30 sec VK, 15 sec rest)

    100 easy

    assigned: 8 x 100 best ave on 2:00
    did 8 x 50 fr best ave from a dive held 25's

    8 x (30 sec VK, 15 sec rest)

    100 easy

    assigned: 8 x 100 best ave on 2:00
    did: 8 x 25 FAST from a dive, 25 easy

    100 easy

    Next Meet:


    Mar 28 - 30, 2014
    2014 SCY South Central Zone Championships
    CISD Natatorium


    May 1 - 4, 2014
    2014 Nationwide U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship
    The George Haines International Swim Center
    Santa Clara, California


    Aug 13 - 17, 2014
    2014 Marriott U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championship
    University of Maryland Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium
    College Park, Maryland
    Categories
    Swim Workouts