Swimming 100 Years Ago

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In the event that you traveled back 100 years into the past you’d see people were wearing wool swimsuits. Wool is like a sponge and soaks up all the water more of weight around together would swim up. They were not bikini or backward wear full body suits were worn by them, similar to the race wear in the olympics. Swimwear when wet would eventually become transparent, although changed their material to silk. Modesty was the sentiment of the day for the better part of the next decades and prevailed things would change.  View a bunch of what swimming looked like 100 decades back.

Swimmers didn’t wear goggles frequently for the following 60 decades. Although sporting caps made from rubber and silk with an chin strap. Thomas William Burgess constructed goggles out to fix a leaky solution. He successfully crossed the channel in 1911.  
National_Geographic_Society_Edwin_Wisherd_1900_1970___Swimming_Class_Sophie_Ne_3820_417We’ve improved swimming a lot for our society over the previous 100 decades. Looking back and comparing it to the current society and how we did things today and – it is important to note the historic importance at how things have improved. Improving swimming for many – like who is allowed to swim or not. Believe it or not, there was a time when women were not allowed to swim in the olympics. Let’s see how much things have changed and take a peek at how far we’ve come.
Until 1900 women weren’t allowed to compete in the Olympics at all. The Olympics in 1916 would be the first to host the women’s swimming but established that women’s swimming was purely for sport and not”sensation”. Both the contestants and people took this.   

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