PHOENIX, Arizona, October 1. MISSY Franklin of the Colorado Stars had quite the meet at this summer's USA Swimming Junior Nationals. The fourteen year-old set five individual meet records and finished with a total of six gold medals.
As a result of her performances, Franklin has put herself squarely on the radar of those younger swimmers who very well may become elite swimmers of the future for the U.S.
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October 2009 Issue
8 MAKING A STATEMENT by Jason Marsteller
Although this summer's swimming spotlight centered on the World Championships in Rome, there was still plenty going on at the U.S. Open, held the following week in Federal Way, Wash.
12 IN ELITE COMPANY by John Lohn
Fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Pelton is another rising star from a long list of swimming greats who have trained at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club.
14 CELEBRATING 50+ YEARS IN AQUATICS: 1993-96
by Jeff Commings
As we celebrate 50+ years in aquatics, Swimming World Magazine will be taking a trip through history, highlighting some of the top moments of the magazine's existence.
16 THEN AND NOW by Jeff Commings
Olympic swimmers Kristina Egerszegi (1988-92-96) and Kirsty Coventry (2004-08) have each won seven Olympic medals in backstroke and IM.
18 DEVELOPING OPEN WATER SWIMMERS by Steven Munatones
A handful of age group coaches in the United States are taking a long-term approach to introducing their swimmers to the joys and challenges of open water swimming.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
34 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
36 PREP SCHOOL LISTINGS
56 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
27 Q&A WITH COACH ROBIN JACOBS by Michael J. Stott
29 HOW THEY TRAIN: Genevieve Miller by Michael J. Stott
30 NAVIGATING THE HIGH SCHOOL SEASON by Michael J. Stott
High school swimming programs can still be successful despite a limited amount of time for training.
32 USSSA: Early Aquatic Stimulation by Lulú Cisneros
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
21 THE POOL'S EDGE: Visual Tools for Better Technique by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
From low-tech to high-tech, here are seven visual tools that can help you improve your technique.
22 DRYSIDE TRAINING: 15 Minutes to the Ultimate Six Pack by J.R. Rosania
24 WORKOUT CARD: Training with Omaha Masters by Todd Samland
26 LANE LEADERS: Lois Kivi Nochman
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
46 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS: Tualatin Hills 15-16 Boys 400 Meter Medley Relay
47 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
48 SPEEDO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SECTIONALS by Jason Marsteller
51 RECORD PERFORMANCES by Judy Jacob
Twenty-four meet records were broken during the five days of competition at the Speedo
52 MIDDLE TYGER TAKES TITLE by Judy Jacob
Middle Tyger YMCA, thanks to a dominating performance by its women, won the combined team title at the YMCA Long Course Nationals.
54 GOLDMINDS: Mental Skills 101 by Wayne Goldsmith and Helen Morris
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