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Hypoxic training a real danger for swimmers

February 23rd, 2013 by Annette Griffus

A 16-year-old high school swimmer passed out and suffered a seizure last week during a breath-control exercise near Chicago recently.

Alex Bousky was trying to break a breath-holding record and after 75 yards underwater he passed out. Bousky was rescued by a teammate, Charlie Cain, 17, at Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Ill., near Chicago.

You can read about it here.

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Annette Griffus has covered swimming since 2001, from age-group to high school and the Olympics.

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