PHOENIX, Ariz., May 9. SwimmingWorldMagazine.com is allowing all Premium Members to download every Swimming World Magazine published since 1960 for FREE ($500 Value).
"Many of these issues contain the only written record from an era where times were manually recorded and published only in Swimming World Magazine," commented Brent Rutemiller, CEO of Sports Publications International, publishers of Swimming World, SWIM and Swimming Technique magazines.
Premium Membership comes free with a subscription to Swimming World Magazine otherwise it is $30.00.
"When we digitized the magazines, converted them to .pdf files, and opened them in Adobe Reader 7.0, the names and times of some of the greatest swimmers of yesteryear came to life again. Premium Members can download any magazine, type in any name, team or time and within minutes the results of your search will appear linking you to that exact page and text within the downloaded copy," concluded Rutemiller.
Swimming World Magazine constantly get calls from parents and grandparents trying to find a written record of their performances. Some want the information to show to their children; others want it to simply set the facts straight over friendly arguments.
Each magazine contains a treasure trove of lost articles and information such as: High School All-Americans, National Top 16 Rankings, World Rankings, National Championship results as well as regional and local competitions.
When you subscribe to Swimming World Magazine, in addition to getting a print copy mailed to your doorstep, you will be prompted to set up a private username and password giving you Exclusive Premium Membership to SwimmingWorldMagazine.com. (A $30.00 Value) The Premium Area allows you to search and read news articles online, view video and audio clips, download back issues of Swimming World Magazine, Swimming Technique Magazine or SWIM Magazine and take advantage of additional 10% discount on swimshop items that are only offered to our Premium Members.
About Sports Publications International:
Sports Publications International has been known as the most recognizable voice of swimming for almost a half a century. Swimming World Magazine, the first of a now growing family of products developed by Sports Publications International, was first published in January of 1960 and has been in continuous publication ever since.
Publishing is the core business of Sports Publications International and the staff prides itself in being the world's leading independent resource for swimming news. This is illustrated through their commitment to bring the swimming community the latest in breaking news coverage from around the world.
Other products developed by SPI include:
Swimming Technique, first published in 1963
SWIM Magazine, first published in January of 1985
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com, launched in July of 1996
SwimInfoWire, launched August of 2004
SwimmingWorldTV, launched January 2006
Many of Sports Publications' mediums serve as official publications of national governing bodies in addition to receiving recognition for excellence.
SwimmingWorldMagazine.com recognized by: PC Magazine at being part of their "Best of the Internet" as the #1 Swimming Website.
Swimming World Magazine is an Official Supplier of: USA Swimming
Swimming World Magazine is Endorsed By: American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA)
Swimming World Magazine is the Official Publication for: College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America (NISCA), Swimmers of America (SOA) and United States Swim School Association (USSSA)