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Temporary Venue to be Built for High Diving Events at 2019 World Championships The first two World Championships to host high diving held the high diving events at a natural water location, however the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary saw the creation of a temporary venue built adjacent to the Danube River.
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Training in Disguise: Shake up Your Monday Practices With These 4 Games For many swimmers, Monday practices can feel like an all-time low; however, there is a way to make training not seem so mundane and repetitive. Here's the good news - there is a concept called training in disguise! By disguising training within fun sets, coaches can still work on imperative skills in the pool without having to write boring sets.
Stanford Awards Katie Ledecky Prestigious Al Masters Award A few days after being named the 2018 Google Cloud At-Large Division I All-America Team Member of the Year, Katie Ledecky has won another prestigious award - Stanford's Al Masters Award.
Swimming Australia Announces 2018 Junior Excellence Program Recipients Swimming Australia has announced their 2017-18 recipients of their Junior Excellence Program, which recognizes, rewards and encourages junior swimmers to achieve a high standard of swimming excellence.
The Week That Was: International Stars Throw Down At Mare Nostrum Stops In a statement that appeared on the Wahoos website from the club's Board of Directors, the club will be initiating a national search for a new Director of Competitive Swimming while Karen Clemens will take over as the interim Director during the search.
The Most Efficient Way to Develop the Lats, Teres Minor Muscle Groups However, stretch cords and resistive bench exercises, when done properly, are intended to engage the same Early Vertical Forearm muscle groups as required in all swim stroke. The StrokeRight device is a new cord attachment from SwimmersBest to ensure swimmers using cords and benches maintain a 'high elbow' form all the time.
Jazz Carlin Transitions To Open Water, Leads British OW Euros Roster "Jazz has worked very hard to transition from the pool to the open water so it will be a great opportunity for her to take on this new challenge." Carlin has transitioned into the open water world by way of topping the podium in the women's elite 1-mile race at last year's Serpentine Swim in London.
New Pro Joseph Schooling Training In Singapore This Summer On the local front for Schooling, the 2016 Olympic gold medalist is also set to help launch his 'SwimSchooling', his learn-to-swim program aimed at inspiring others to break into the sport in a well-rounded approach. He is reportedly set to attend the grand opening launch party and inaugural lessons on June 27th.
Missy Franklin's Victory at Mare Nostrum Series Was Simply Her Return Missy Franklin didn't win any events during the Mare Nostrum Swim Series - she really didn't come close. But Franklin had the biggest victory of the three-country series last week: She was back in the water. Franklin hadn't raced since the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima's Breaststroke Record While competing on the final day of the final stop of this year's Mare Nostrum Series, 26-year-old Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan knocked out two significant national records.
Paris 2024 Drops 15,000 Seat Permanent Aquatic Center for Pop-Up Arena On Thursday, June 14th, the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee announced that it had dropped its plans to build a permanent 15,000-seat aquatic center near the Stade de France and that it would instead direct its funds towards building a temporary arena of the same capacity containing three pools.
Abbie Dolan Finishes Charlotte UltraSwim With 56.3 in 100 Free The final day of the 2018 Charlotte UltraSwim meet was a bit of a truncated day, with the focus being on distance races, specifically the 400 IM, the women's 1500 free and the men's 800 free; plus the 100 free.
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Comeback Kid: How Skyler Fish Overcame Injury to Serve His Team Skyler Fish, a senior at Calvin College, endured a mid-season injury in 2016 that could have cost him his entire swimming career. Being in the water was his world, and he couldn't imagine life on dry land: "Jumping off the blocks, hitting the water, and just swimming is my passion.
Mexico Wins Seven Syros Island Golds at Artistic Swimming World Series The penultimate leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2018 was highlighted by Mexico's success this weekend in Syros Island, which was hosting the ninth of ten meet from June 15-17.
U.S. Men's Water Polo Team Opens 2018 FINA World League Play Today By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor. The next stop on a journey that American water polo faithful hope will end in 2020 at the Tokyo Olympics begins today for the U.S. Men's Senior National Team. At 9:15 a.m.
Men's Roster Announced for USA Water Polo Trip to FINA World League Super Final Huntington Beach, CA - June 17 - USA Men's Senior National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced his roster for the upcoming FINA World League Super Final. Coming off a gold medal at 2018 FINA Intercontinental Tournament, Team USA heads to Budapest, Hungary for competition following a week of training in Belgrade, Serbia.
When You Work Hard But Aren't Swimming Faster Using the clock as the only marker for whether a swim was good or not is a problem because the clock isn't the only marker of improvement in the water. Not even close. The time on the clock doesn't lie, but it doesn't tell the whole truth.
Swimming's TopTenTweets: Father's Day Edition We're back with swimming's TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. Tweets one through five honor some of the best swim dads and dad-swimmers out there, and six through ten feature our regularly scheduled content. So from Michael Phelps' greatness, to, well, Michael Phelps' greatness, scroll to see what made the cut!
John Carroll Removed As Head Coach Of Jersey Wahoos Abele will be "restructuring the business side" of the Wahoos, and has worked closely with the team's staff over the last few months, per the statement from Club President Brad Glenn. This abruptly ends Carroll's time with the team he has been with for 40 years.
Bolles Sprinter Ria Malhotra Verbally Commits to Florida Gators Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Florida's class of 2023. There she will join fellow commits Allie Piccirillo, Kathleen Golding, Talia Bates, and Tylor Mathieu in the fall of 2019.
Andrii Govorov Swims Textile Best 50 Fly at Mare Nostrum - Monaco After swimming a tied-for-8th-best-time-ever in the 50 fly on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the 50 fly shootout, Ukrainian Andrii Govorov became the second-fastest man ever, and fastest in textile, in the 50 fly final on Sunday in Monaco. Govorov, swimming in the 50 fly head-to-head final against American Michael Andrew, posted a 22.53.
York IMer Logan Brockway Commits to West Chester He swims for Dallastown Area High School and the York YMCA. Brockway specializes mostly in IM and fly. He placed 7th in the 200 IM at the 2018 PIAA Boys 3A Swimming and Diving Championships. He also competed in backstroke in prelims, finishing 23rd.
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