PHOENIX, Arizona, June 11. THE upcoming July issue of Swimming World Magazine focuses on the Pan Pacific Championships and the U.S. National Championships coming up in Irvine this August.
Jason Marsteller looks at some storylines and subplots to look out for during the Pan Pacific and National Championships that might be overlooked. Meanwhile, Jeff Commings looks back to Aug. 20, 1989 at the Pan Pacific Championships when four different swimmers broke four world records on the same day.
Senior writer John Lohn profiles Nick Thoman, the swimming nomad, while Emily Sampl recaps the NCAA Women's Water Polo Championships.
In the SWIM section, Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen writes about rookie mistakes in her monthly column. J.R. Rosania gives tips on how to get stronger even while you get older.
Michael J. Stott features Auburn's Brett Hawke in Swimming Technique, while the pair looks at how Bryan Lundquist trains. Stott also writes about dealing with adversity when athletes go for the win but come up short. Nikki Miller also writes about how to work with children in learn to swim situations.
The Aquajets earn July's National Age Group Setters feature, while Nashville's Annie Kyriakidis was named the TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month. Wayne Goldsmith also gives some tips on tapering.