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2011/7.2, July 27 -- Hudson River Pools, Water Level Issues, Yosemite and more

July 27, 2011 WATERSHAPES.COM
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MARLON BRANDO: INVENTOR OF TRACTION-OPTIMIZING
SHOES FOR SWIMMING POOLS  [more]
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Can you answer these questions about Mark Spitz, who is now 61?

  1. What was the first international athletic event in which Spitz competed?

  2. Why did Spitz wear a mustache when he competed, as opposed to all the other swimmers who shaved their facial and body hair?
  3. What word did Spitz use to characterize Michael Phelps’ winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics?

  4. In 1998, Spitz appeared in a TV commercial for Playstation, along with another well-known figure. Who was it?

To learn the correct answers and watch a video of Spitz reminiscing about his athletic career, click here.

 

2011/7.1, July 13 -- Olympic Aquatic Centre, Healthy Ponds, Ripples and more

July 13, 2011 WATERSHAPES.COM
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Head of International Monetary Fund: Synchronized Swimming Champion And Whip-Wielding Dominatrix?  [more]
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Which is the world’s “tallest” fountain (that is, which sends water skyward the farthest)?

  1. The Port Fountain in Karachi, Pakistan
  2. The King Fahd Fountain in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  3. The Fountain Park fountain in Fountain Hills, Arizona
  4. The Dubai Fountain in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

To learn the correct answer and watch a dazzling video of one of the fountains, click

 
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