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2014-05-20 12:29:35

Elite Pro IRONMAN and Former Olympic Competitors Are Powered by Polar Smart Coaching; Potts Has Eye on Kona World Championships; Haskins Has Four Pro Wins Since Welcoming Daughter LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Polar (www.polar.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and sports performance technologies, announced a partnership with two of the world's premiere triathletes, Andy Potts and Sarah Haskins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89428 As the number...

2014-05-13 23:01:26

In observance of National Water Safety Month the YMCA of Greater Charlotte reinforces the importance of water safety and swim lessons during peak months for water recreation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 This May the YMCA of Greater Charlotte celebrates National Water Safety Month by reinforcing the importance of water safety and learning to swim. A historical nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y has been a leading provider of...

2014-05-12 16:25:53

ONTARIO, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ® (NBCF) recently awarded us with the honorable distinction of being an official sponsor. For every uniquely designed, NBCF pink-themed Snorkel Set purchased, Seavenger will donate profits to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Seavenger is proud of our partnership with this notable organization, and excited to support NBCF in their fight against breast cancer....

2014-05-09 23:00:34

SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports Announce the SEAL Innovation Team and Partnership Goals to Benefit the Triangle-Area, Competitive Swimming and Aquatic Safety Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 At a news conference yesterday, SEAL Innovation, Inc. (SEAL), Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC) and iX3 Sports announced ambitious goals for their new partnership, including the sponsorship by SEAL of the professional swim team created by iX3 Sports training to qualify for the 2016...

2014-05-09 12:25:11

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Following four-time Paralympic swimmer Donovan Tildelsey's announcement of his retirement, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to congratulate him on a successful career that saw him win two silver and three bronze medals at the Paralympic Games. Tildesley, of Vancouver B.C., also won five gold medals at the Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007 and was Canada's flag bearer at the opening ceremony at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic...

2014-05-06 23:11:46

The Race Club recently announced a new Instagram Giveaway. Fans of the premier swim club can now follow their Instagram and be entered to win a prize worth $120. Florida Keys, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Race Club recently announced their first Instagram Giveaway. Fans of the premier swim club can now follow The Race Club’s Instagram and be entered to win a prize worth $120. Ideal for competitive or recreational swimmers, fans follow The Race Club’s Instagram profile and tag two...

2014-05-05 08:25:50

TV, digital ad campaign touts benefits of swimming for kids COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten industry partners, including USA Swimming, are collaborating on a summer-long campaign called SwimToday, led by five-time Olympian and 12-time medalist, Dara Torres. Launching today, the lighthearted campaign proclaims swimming as "the funnest sport there is" and showcases its many benefits in an effort to bring more kids who know how to swim into the sport of...

2014-05-02 23:04:33

Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children five and under and the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. among children under 14. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 British Swim School, a full service, year-round and indoor swim school franchise offering water safety survival and swimming lessons for babies from three months through adult, franchisees Howie and Sarah Berkowitz had the scare of a lifetime when they thought their 18-month old son had...

2014-04-28 23:08:04

Organizations join forces to support aquatic safety and the 'SEAL Innovation Team' training at the Triangle Aquatic Center for the 2016 Olympics. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports are pleased to announce today that they have joined forces in a new partnership to promote swim safety, enjoyment and competition. All three organizations care about aquatic safety, making a partnership a natural fit. To improve swim safety, SEAL...

2014-04-21 12:24:56

Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Ambassadors: Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USA Swimming Foundation, in association with Phillips 66, will kick off the sixth annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 on May 6, 2014 in Sweeny, Texas, with a series of press events, water safety information sessions and free to low-cost swimming lessons at local partner pools...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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