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Swimmers of all backgrounds and abilities share inspiring stories of how swimming has made an impact in their lives. If you are one of these people and are willing to share your story, contact us through the website at https://flip-turns.com
||CleanJudi Ketteler Found Her Balance and Avoided a Midlife Crisis||I really like the motion of it, which was surprising, really a huge surprise. But it’s great to know that you can still be surprised by things when you’re in your forties. Judi Ketteler was in the position of caring for children and aging parents at the same time. Being a freelance writer and the [...]||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwim Across America – Part 2||Swimmers around the country are having a huge impact in the fight against cancer. With funds raised from charity swims, Swim Across America (SAA) funded the clinical trial that led to FDA approval of Keytruda, an immunotherapy used against several types of cancer. In this episode, I talked to the two doctors in the San [...]||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwim Across America – Part 1||Instead of the usual stories of people whose lives were changed by swimming, this month I’m sharing the story of swimmers who changing the lives of others. Swim Across America hosts charity open water swims in 20 cities across the US (as well as several pool swims). The money raised by those events goes to [...]||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwimming Gave Terrence Keller a Second Chance at Life and Love||In 2013, a single car accident left Terrence Keller with a traumatic brain injury and legally blind. Before that day, he had been a school principal and active as a martial arts instructor. His doctors told him it was unlikely he’d return to school as a principal or a teacher. Three years of physical therapy [...]||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwimming Started Sonia Thompson on a Path of Rediscovery||I discovered that I’m an athlete. I discovered in 2011 that I am a swimmer and I discovered in 2011 that I can do anything that I want to do because at the beginning I was totally out of shape. I didn’t know how to swim. By the end of it, I had learned how [...]||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSix Swimmers, Six Reasons to Swim||People are drawn to masters swimming for many reasons. Some love the competition. Others enjoy the friendship. Still others are on a journey of self discovery. And you can find all of them at a meet. How to Subscribe on Your Phone At the Pacific Masters Short Course Yards Championships on April 6-8 there were [...]||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJud Schneider: Swimming Lessons You Can Apply Out of the Water||Fast people swim fast. It’s not a physical thing, it’s a mental thing. If you’re going to be a fast swimmer you need to embody that. You need to own it and you need to be it. That’s one of the lessons that Jud Schneider learned over the course of his swimming career. And it’s [...]||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Swimming Found Manny Gutierrez||Swimming found me. I’ve got you. You’re not going anywhere, swimming told me. Manny Gutierrez emigrated from Venezuela to give his family a better future. He discovered masters swimming almost by accident. After wandering in to the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, he quickly made friends and was invited by the coach of Coral Springs Masters [...]||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDid You Meet Your Spouse or Significant Other Through Swimming? Tell Us How||Not surprisingly, many Masters swimmers end up married to or in a committed relationship with another swimmer. That qualifies as the kind of life changing event we like to share here at Flip Turns. Where I swim, you can’t twirl your goggles without hitting someone who met their spouse while swimming. I’ve heard some fantastic [...]||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Swimming Helped Mike Ergo Battle PTSD||How to Subscribe on Your Phone Leave a review on iTunes. Mike’s podcast: Transitions from War More episodes Join our community As a marine, Mike Ergo fought in the 2nd Battle of Fallujah during the war in Iraq. The fighting was so intense, he figured he wouldn’t make it home alive. But he did. When [...]||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
What an amazing podcast! Who knew swimming could be so interesting? Chris Conner is an amazing narrator and storyteller. If you're looking for a high quality podcast then give this one a listen.
Chris Conner flip turns
Well done. Recently discovered I will Be coming a masters swimming all American.
Thanks to you Lessly Field and Daniel Pauling of swimmer magazine for motivating me. Recently featured in a promo for the lifestyle s gym in Visalia were I train.
John Terrence Keller
Lori, a swimmer wanna be
Wow! I’m not a swimmer yet I find these stories completely inspirational. It’s a podcast about overcoming obstacles, some physical and some mental, to discover strength and knowledge in oneself. I anxiously await each new episode! Beautifully produced—thank you!