Do you have to be tall to be a professional swimmer?


Competitive Swimmers. Bikini Brief or Jammers?

no you don't have to be tall to be a professional swimmer however having the extra length does help you ask you will reach the other end quicker in most cases

Workout help for a Person on swim team.?

no, you could be four feet tall and faster than everyone. being tall only helps, you don't HAVE to be tall to be a proffesional swimmer. [=

Will surf booties prevent a stingray from being able to sting your foot?

No definately not!
I mean look at the other teams at the Olympics who have really fast Japan for one. They have short swimmers but theyre all EXTREMELY FAST. Its crazy.
Im short too but i still get pretty good times :)

How do I keep sand from being redistributed back into my pool water when vacumning?

Yes, taller people have a bit of an advantage, because they can reach farther. But if you can get fast arms you can equal, if not be faster than them!

Math help?

No, being tall can help, but it does not mean you will be great.

Swimmers can excel at any height.

Backyard swimming pool?

no you don't i saw a show called little people big world and it showed a 16 year old like 4 foot 2 swimming and she was like really fast

How much chlorine is in put in how much water in swimming pools?

Hi Sweetie,
I swam in the Olympic trials in June, 1976.
In the prelims I swam next to Andy Coan who was at that time
the world record holder in the 50 and 100 freestyle.
He was 6'7 I was and am 6 ft. Well, I took 3rd but I was
at his knees at the end.
Size while it matters.. Heart means more.

Where is the best place to safely learn how to swim?

being tall can be an advantage to swimming. however, swimming depends on the endurance of the swimmer. if you can pump twice as hard as a tall swimmer, you can outswim him. :)

Do competitive swimmers drink protein shakes before dryland and/or swimming?

NO, but it helps, the longer your stroke, the more power you get, but if your strokes aren't as long, that only means you'll have to make more of them.

Do i wear tube or bikini during summer which is comfortable?

No definitely not. i am a competitive swimmer and have been for many years and i am only 5'1". of course being tall has its advantages, but i broke the school record in the 50 free this year, and just about all the other swimmers were taller than me, so if you work hard your height doesn't have to be an issue.

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