PHOENIX, Arizona, June 15. JULY's issue of Swimming World Magazine offers an eclectic collection of articles spanning the aquatic sports family.
In the World Swimming section, senior writer John Lohn features top American sprinter Nathan Adrian's quick rise within the ranks of the U.S.
Jeff Commings continues his look into the past coverage by Swimming World as part of our 50+ Anniversary Celebration. Commings looks back at 1981-84, and compares Steve Lundquist to Kosuke Kitajima in the Then and Now series.
Kristen Heiss looks at how top women's coaches have been making a serious impact at the collegiate level this year on the heels of Teri McKeever's historic victory at the helm of California's women's team. Meanwhile, Jason Marsteller features some of the top high school water polo teams from throughout the nation.
Additionally, Eric Velazquez checks in with the new American synchro diving duo of three-time Olympic Troy Dumais and 16-year-old Kristian Ipsen.
In SWIM, Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen explains how to deal with disappointment in her monthly column The Pool's Edge. Emily Sampl features Gail Roper in a Lane Leader article, while Marsteller returns with a look at the U.S. Masters Swimming Short Course Nationals. Finally, Steve Borowski of Kona Aquatics provides this month's Workout Card.
In Swimming Technique, Michael J. Stott interviews Kevin Kinel of Chesterton High and looks at how Kyle Whitaker trains. Genadijus Sokolovas looks at digitizing the butterfly stroke, while Wayne Goldsmith and Helen Morris provide 50 ideas to put on a great club championship meet.
Also in Swimming Technique, we look at breaststroke technique as demonstrated by Texas A&M's Alia Atkinson, while Stott also looks into altitude training.
The Junior Swimmer section offers the best of the best of age-group swimming around the country. Jack Conger is featured as a National Age Group Record Setter, while Speedo American Relay and TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month (Ingrid Shu) also updates our readers.