PHOENIX, Arizona, June 14. OUS Mellouli makes the Swimming World Magazine cover for the first time in the July issue of our magazine. Senior writer John Lohn features the distance star, including some thoughts on the political turmoil back in Tunisia.
Swimming World also had the chance to spend a day with Josh Schneider at the Jax50 Sprint Dual Challenge. That inside look is passed on to our readers with a pictorial in the July issue.
Additionally, Jason Marsteller worked with USA Swimming to produce a detailed look into the success of the National Youth Team (now named the National Junior Team). We also feature a pair of team members in Ellen Williamson of the Northern Kentucky Clippers and Van Donkersgoad of the Aquajets. Meanwhile, Emily Sampl checks out what USA Diving has been up to lately.
In SWIM, Sampl returns with a feature of Debbie Santos of the Walnut Creek Masters. J.R. Rosania provides some dryside training tips for freestyle. Susan Ingraham of the Masters of South Texas provides this month's Workout Card.
Swimming Technique has a Q&A with Texas' Kim Brackin, while Michael J. Stott and Brackin look at how Karlee Bispo trains. Stott returns with a look at the importance of recovery, while Ran Sciarro writes about the opportunity swim coaches and teachers have to pass on the gift of knowledge to the next generation.
In Junior Swimmer, Sunnyvale Swim's Vivian Wang is named the TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month, while Bellevue's Edward Kim is a featured National Age Group Record Setter. Wayne Goldsmith provides some tips on how to get faster via super starts.