front crawl


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front crawl


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Arms reach forward alternately and pull back through the water; legs use the flutter kick.
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Noun1.front crawl - a swimming strokefront crawl - a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
flutter kick - a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees
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In the snap, the Reds hero is practising his front crawl as he swims in a private pool complete with spotlights and silver marble.
As I put my face in the water to start doing front crawl I gasped.
Laura Smith in S2 created a gouache paintingthat features a swimmer performing a front crawl over a reef and submerged diver, whileYasmin Robinson, S3,chose to create a frozen landscape using chalk pastel, Indian ink and sponged paint.
Front crawl, butterfly, breast-stroke and doggy-paddle.
The day starts off with a 100m front crawl followed by a 50m front crawl, a 50m "head up woolly hat" breaststroke event and a 50m race for teams of four.
He did his last few strokes of front crawl before coming ashore where he had begun - in Margate, Kent.
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Front crawl, breathing every four, always on the left.
Cadet First Class Abbi Hastings was part of the winning freestyle medley team and took silver in the front crawl, Cadet Cole Geary was part of the winning boys freestyle medley team and took silver in the crawl and individual medley and the Leicestershire boys team took the overall Area Trophy.
The swimmers did not disappoint as Leigha Hughes took an amazing gold medal girls 11-13 years 1500m front crawl, a silver medal in the girls 11-13 years 800m front craw,l and a well earned bronze in the girls 11-13 years 400m individual medley.
Among winners were Jake Schofield in the Key Stage Three boys 25m front crawl and Harry Charles, who struck gold in the Key Stage Three 50m front crawl event.
As bells sounded, eager athletes raced in a number of events such as front crawl, back stroke and the butterfly, hoping to win a place in the finals.

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