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Members of the Tualatin Hills Synchro Club use the dry-land training facility before practice in the pool. "It requires a high level of synergy to be successful," says coach Linai Vaz DeNegri "Being upside down, not seeing, not hearing - they really need to have a good feel for each other out there."..Led by their national champions Hanna Mittemeyer and Anya Szumowski, the 46 member Tualatin Hills synchronized swim club has been competitive nationally and hope to take that success to the international level. The team will be competing at the U.S. Junior Nationals in Minneapolis, MN this spring..."Our sport gets a bad wrap sometimes," says coach Linai Vaz DeNegri. "I think it is because art is not valued as much in athletics. We have a unique combination of art and athletics here. I like to compare it to figures skating, while upside down while not breathing.".(Bruce Ely 503-381-2530)
Members of the Tualatin Hills Synchro Club use the dry-land training facility before practice in the pool. "It requires a high level of synergy to be successful," says coach Linai Vaz DeNegri "Being upside down, not seeing, not hearing - they really need to have a good feel for each other out there."..Led by their national champions Hanna Mittemeyer and Anya Szumowski, the 46 member Tualatin Hills synchronized swim club has been competitive nationally and hope to take that...
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