PHOENIX, Arizona, August 9. PALO Alto Stanford's Alex Liang was named the TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month in the August issue of Swimming World Magazine.
Liang, 11, had a great meet at Far Westerns while still a 10 year old competing in the 10-and-under age group. He won seven individual events and took home the 10-and-under high point award.
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August 2010 Issue
Contents of The August issue:
8 FROM SIBERIA TO BEST IN THE U.S. by Jeff Commings
Vladimir Morozov left the Arctic elements of Siberia three years ago for Southern California, where he has become the fastest high school swimmer in the country and Swimming World's Male High School Swimmer of the Year.
12 CONTINUING GREATNESS by Jason Marsteller
Dagny Knutson becomes only the fifth female to win back-to-back titles as Swimming World's Female High School Swimmer of the Year.
15 A DUAL STAR by John Lohn
She's an international open water champion who also has competed in the pool at the World Championships. It stands to reason that the USA's Chloe Sutton could excel in both disciplines come the London Olympics in 2012.
18 LOOKING FOR NEW CHALLENGES by Emily Sampl
Paul Robinson, a successful triathlete and open water swimmer, hopes to cross the English Channel next summer.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
36 FOR THE RECORD
46 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
24 Q&A WITH COACH DAN GELDERLOOS, CALVIN COLLEGE by Michael J. Stott
26 HOW THEY TRAIN: Emily Roberts and Maggie Vail by Michael J. Stott
27 GOAL-ORIENTED by Michael J. Stott
Goal setting is essential to team leadership, direction, tradition, hopes and dreams.
30 THE SCIENCE OF PERFORMANCE: How to Prevent Shoulder Pain
by G. John Mullen
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
20 THE POOL'S EDGE: Kick It Up! by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
To be a really good swimmer, you must also have a really strong, fast, sustainable kick.
21 LANE LEADERS: Traci Granger by Emily Sampl
22 WORKOUT CARD: Training with Davis Aquatic Masters by Stu Kahn
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
33 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTER:
Jared Markham, Greenwood Tiger Sharks (Colo.)
34 AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
35 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH:
Alex Liang, Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (Calif.)
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