George Haines and Fred Schmidt on the Butterfly


At the 1961 AAU National Swimming and Diving Championships, George Haines describes the butterfly technique to Bud Palmer while high school sensation Fred Schmidt demonstrates. Fred won gold at the 1964 Olympic Game, later became a Navy Seal and helped recover several Apollo space crafts on their return from the moon.


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