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Tony Stark




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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:42 pm    Post subject: Best pool ever? Reply with quote

Shenyang, China - a swimming pool in the middle of a forest in north-east China’s Liaoning province

Great photo in yesterdays Grauniad. Looks like a 50m.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wouldn't like to be the sap who has to fish all the leaves out in Autumn.....
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TRO Saracen wrote:
Wouldn't like to be the sap who has to fish all the leaves out in Autumn.....


Beat me to it!

There are loads of outdoor pools in places like US & Australia that are in iconic coastal locations.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jorgan wrote:
TRO Saracen wrote:
Wouldn't like to be the sap who has to fish all the leaves out in Autumn.....


Beat me to it!

There are loads of outdoor pools in places like US & Australia that are in iconic coastal locations.


I used to train and race here.

Colman Pool in Seattle. [/img]
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^^ There was one like that in Split too.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now that I like.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Best pool ever is always the one that is EMPTY!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

iwaters wrote:
Best pool ever is always the one that is EMPTY!


Yep, much better to have no water in so you can do some running.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jibberjim wrote:
iwaters wrote:
Best pool ever is always the one that is EMPTY!


Yep, much better to have no water in so you can do some running.



Honestly I'd prefer one with a swim up bar...
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SGreg wrote:
jibberjim wrote:
iwaters wrote:
Best pool ever is always the one that is EMPTY!


Yep, much better to have no water in so you can do some running.



Honestly I'd prefer one with a swim up bar...


Is that 'cos you don't have the muscles to use a chin up bar?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah I'm a Triafleet, I have zero upper body strength...
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bit of white water here:




http://www.cntraveller.com/photos/photo-galleries/amazing-swimming-pools
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A bit closer to home:

http://shoalstonepool.com/
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plymouth has a few seawater pools; unfortunately none are good for proper lane swimming. Great location though.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not long back from Kitsilano in Vancouver Canada and enjoyed their 135m pool yep 135 meters....

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