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Who is Nick Thierry? Guardian and recorder of rankings, times, and swimming statistics over a 40-year span Began as writer for Al Schoenfield’s new Swimming World Magazine in 1958 Organized formation of

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Who is Dick Ebersol? Dropped out of Yale in 1968 to work for ABC’s Wide World of Sports, becoming their first ever Olympic researcher Began as chief aide to sports

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The Dreaded Plateau: Causes and Cures

By Emma Merrill, Swimming World College Intern Many swimmers experience a plateau at some point in their careers. Even worse, the plateau can often closely follow some of the fastest swims