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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Racing Against History, Virtual Swimming Against Olympians

The New York Times published an intriguing article and record comparison between all of the Olympic champions over history, including Nathan Adrian who won the 100-meter freestyle at the 2012 London Olympic Games (see on left).

The article is posted here.

This comparison reminds us of the digital comparison of world record holders since 1905. This virtual Swim Against World Champions (see here).

Not only can you see how former world record holders in the past since 1905 would compare against swimmers from Johnny Weissmuller (shown above) to Mark Spitz, but you can also see how your best times would compare against any world record holder in history. You can also find out when your best times would have been world records.

Photo above is of Nathan Adrian, the 2012 Olympic 100m freestyle champion.

Visit this Virtual Racing here.

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