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Mermaid Tracker

The Seattle Mermaid School Pod have been logging their dynamic apnea distance swims during our weekly Apprentice Mermaid Lessons since our company's last birthday on October 13th. Our plan is to track and display the total mileage of underwater movement our mermaid pod swims during lessons in a year. Here, you can keep up to date with the school's and individual merfolks' progress, and sponsor our swims as we reach toward new milestone goals. 

Sponsoring our Distance

If a donation is collected on the behalf of a specific Pod member, 33% of the donation total will be reserved as a sponsorship for that mermaid to utilize on discounting a future Apprentice Mermaid lesson or PADI Certification.

Merfolk using this fundraising option to pay or discount their future lessons do not have to be current Seattle Mermaid School students. Anyone is able to participate in this fundraising opportunity. In order to ensure your discount reaches you, please instruct donators utilize your FULL HUMAN NAME when submitting in your favor.

 

Accrued discounts are refreshed quarterly. 100% of donations given in the name of The Seattle Mermaid School and the remaining 66% of mermaid sponsored donations go to the continuation of our School's public programming.

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Sponsor an Apprentice Mermaid

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How Many Miles have the Seattle Mermaid School Students Swam so far This Year?

Training Dynamic Apnea is an important part of mermaid swimming. Dynamic Apneas are breath holds that feature forward movement of the body in water. Extending stamina for longer swims is a foundational goal of mermaid swimmers. Freedivers and Mermaids measure the length of their swims in distance. The Seattle Mermaid School has been tracking the distance of the Dynamic Apnea laps our students complete during our weekly Apprentice Mermaid programming since the company's birthday on October 13th.

 

It takes 72 laps to swim a mile. A lap is 25 meters, or "25m". The label for "meter" will always be lowercase. For this record keeping swims are only recorded in the form of complete 25m laps. This means that if an Apprentice Mermaid swims a Dynamic Apnea of 30m, only the completed lap of 25m will be counted toward the school's distance total. Similarly, if an Apprentice completes 65m, the two completed laps of 50m will be recognized for this record.

Each mermaid in the fishbowl is labeled with the number of laps they have completed in the format of "32L" until they complete their first mile. Then their label will update to reflect the number of miles (M) they have completed, paired with the number of additional laps (L) in the format of "1M,16L." The label for "miles" will always be capital on this chart. 

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Pod Total

18

Mile Total

41

Additional Lap Count

1337

Lap Total

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12

# of Contributing Podmates

50m

Longest Dynamic Apnea Swam

Aideen, Lunalee, Megan Faye, & Lagoona

Current Distance Record Holder

Top Contributors

These Seattle Mermaid School Pod members are featured for their individual contributions to the school's total overall distance. 

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Podmate
Mermaid Name
Lap Count
Total Distance
Status
Olive the Alchemist
288
4M,0L
Mermaid Instructor
Mermaid Lunalee
276
3M,60L
PADI Adv. Mermaid
Megan Faye
264
3M,48L
PADI Mermaid
Mermaid Aideen
177
2M,33L
Ast. Mermaid Instructor
Mermaid Lagoona
128
1M,56L
PADI Adv. Mermaid
Mermaid Muse
077
1M,5L
Apprentice Mermaid
Mermaid Kaieta
053
0M,53L
PADI Basic Mermaid
Mermaid Prisma
047
0M,47L
PADI Adv. Mermaid
Merman Trenton
012
0M,12L
Apprentice Mermaid
Mermaid River
010
0M,10L
Apprentice Mermaid
Merman Joe
004
0M,4L
Apprentice Mermaid
Waverly
001
0M,1L
Apprentice Mermaid
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