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A backstroke is a swimming stroke swum while lying on one's back, rotating both arms through the water to propel the swimmer backwards.

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What are four types of backstroke?

There is the normal Olympic backstroke and survival backstroke and that's it.

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What is your 500 backstroke time?

There is no 500 backstroke swimming event.

Which sport do you go backwards to win?

The sports that you can win by going backwards are backstroke and rowing

Which country's are the best at backstroke?

There are many good countries that get alot of gold medals inn backstroke, such as the USA and Canada. but the very best in backstroke is Australia. they have won 14 gold medals in backstroke this year and broken 8 world records.

When is the elementery backstroke used in the water?

All the time. Backstroke is a stroke that swimmers use, and elementary backstroke is like an easier version of it. It's always in the water

When was Backstroke - album - created?

Backstroke - album - was created on 2004-07-13.

How do you do survival backstroke?

You lay on your back. Your arms and legs move the same as elementary backstroke.

Who invented backstroke swimming?

Backstroke is an ancient style of swimming owes most of what it has to Harry Hebner.

If a swimmer elects to swim backstroke in a freestyle event what kind of starting method should be used?

Any, they cannot officially achieve a backstroke time as the judges are not judging them on backstroke rules. If they want to do backstroke to find out what time they can achieve, they should do a backstroke start. In freestyle you can do what ever you want apart from touch the bottom of the pool or pull on the lane rope, so you can start however you want.

When did backstroke flags appear in swimming?

Backstroke flags,typically displaying a schools emblem or mascot, are hung over a swimming pool during a swim meet in support of the "home" team. They are called backstroke flags because when the swimmmers are performing the backstroke the flags are visible and can possibly intimidatge the opposing team.

When was back stroke invented backstroke?

The backstroke is a swimming style that involves the swimmer laying on his back and moving his arms and feet to propel through the water. The backstroke can be dated back to ancient times, but it became popular after American Olympian Henry Hebner took the gold in the 100 m backstroke in the 1912 Olympics.

What is the fear of bumping into the wall when swimming backstroke in swimming pool?

Injuries to the head, hands, wrists and arms...Sometimes legs if attempting a backstroke tumble-turn or even a backstroke to breastroke turn. It was only today i injured my finger doing one of these turns; but these are the main fears of swimming backstroke in a swimming pool...

Which is the missing stroke in swimming medley - freestyle breaststroke backstroke ...?

The Invidivual Medley (IM) goes: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle In a relay, the medley goes: Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle

What are the different kinds of swimming?

Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, survival backstroke, torpedo, dolphin kick.

What is the order of strokes in an individual medley?

Butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle In the medley relay: Backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle

Who won the 1904 olympic men's 200m backstroke?

Men's 200 meter backstroke was not competed at the 1904 Games in St. Louis. The only backstroke event was a distance of 100 yards and it was won by Walter Brack of Germany in a time of 1:16.8.

What is the world record for the 100m backstroke?

World Record 100 meter backstroke: Aaron Peirsol (USA) July 1, 2008 Time: 52.89

What is the world record for the 50m backstroke?

World Record 50 Meter Backstroke: Liam Tancock (United Kingdom) April 2, 2008 Time: 24.27

What is a medley?

a medley is a mix of all the strokes, an IM (individual medley) is butterfly, backstroke, breast stroke, freestyle. A medley relay is backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle.

What is the most hard thing about backstroke?

There are many difficult things about backstroke, especially the dolphin kick start, the blind turns at the wall, and the blind touch to the final wall.

What actors and actresses appeared in Backstroke - 2007?

The cast of Backstroke - 2007 includes: Linda Eyring as Dr. Connelly Niki Nielsen as Julie Amee Walden as Rome

If i do 36seconds for my 50m backstroke what do you think my 100m backstroke time would be?

my 50m backstroke was 32 seconds last season, id assume around 30 seconds now, and i swim a 1.10, so i dont know exactly what your time would be. Probably around 1.15 - 1.20 is a good guess

Who invented backstroke?

Nadia Colson Planfire

What are backstroke insects?

waterbugs that swim on their backs