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 When were swim fins invented?

Answer Swim fins were invented in 1717 by Benjamin Franklin, an avid swimmer, who developed the fins at the age of 11. They were designed to increase his swimming speed, and would be his first invention.S... Read More »
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Who invented swim fins in 1717?

Benjamin Franklin invented swim fins in 1717. According to PBS, Franklin enjoyed swimming when he was growing up and sought to swim faster through the use of paddles attached to his hands, allowing... Read More »
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Who invented a pair of swim fins for his hands?

Benjamin Franklin was 11 years old when he invented a pair of swim fins for his hands. An avid swimmer, he designed the fins in 1717 to combat swimming fatigue. Each fin was about 10 inches long an... Read More »
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Who invented swim fins for his hands in 1717?

According to PBS, Benjamin Franklin invented swim fins for his hands in 1717, when he was just 11 years old. Franklin was an avid swimmer, and designed the fins in order to be able to swim faster.S... Read More »
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How much are swim fins?

Swim fins cost $20 and up. The price is affected by brand name, size and quality. Good quality swim fins can cost $100. Swim fins usually go on sale at the end of the summer, sometimes up to 75 per... Read More »
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