Norwegian Swimmer Demonstrates Skills Backwards


The butterfly is generally regarded as the hardest of the four major swimming strokes to perfect. In that case, it’s difficult to understand how anyone could even attempt to do it backwards. In this video, Norwegian swimmer Eirik Ravnan performs a flawless looking version of the stroke, while facing the wrong way down the pool.

– Wait for it … towards the end, the video is played backwards

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