PHOENIX, Arizona, June 3. MEN's and women's NCAA Division II, III, NAIA and NJCAA's highlight the World Swimming section in the current issue of Swimming World.
Recaps of all the various college championships are included. Readers will learn how the Kenyon dynasty continue for another year at Division III, follow the storyline of Drury's sweep of Division II titles, how the men and women from Indian River kept it rolling at the NJCAA Championships, see why the Cal Baptist men prevailed at the NAIAs and share the thrill of the women from Savannah College of Art and Design as they emerged victorious for their first-ever NAIA title.
Also included in this section is a feature on open water swimming at the upcoming Fiji Swims event that will be held this August. Participants are able to take part in one of the most beautiful swims in the world, while enjoying the fellowship of several Olympians who regularly attend this event.
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June 2009 Issue
Contents of The June issue:
7 CLIMBING THE LADDER by John Lohn
Here's a look at some of the rising stars who could carry the American banner in the years to come, perhaps as early as this summer's World Championships in Rome.
10 CELEBRATING 50+ YEARS IN AQUATICS: 1977-80 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.
12 THEN AND NOW by Jeff Commings
Russian Vladimir Salnikov and Australian Grant Hackett are two of the most outstanding distance swimmers ever, with both swimmers accomplishing an undefeated streak in the 1500 meter free of more than 10 years—still standing as the longest winning streaks in men's swimming.
14 COLLEGE ROUNDUP by Jason Marsteller and Judy Jacob
Drury (NCAA-II), Kenyon (NCAA-III) and Indian River (NJCAA) women's and men's swimming and diving teams swept their respective collegiate championships, while Cal Baptist's men won their fourth straight NAIA title and Savannah College of Art and Design won its first-ever NAIA women's title.
22 A TROPICAL PARADISE by Steven Munatones
Competition and camaraderie. Beaches and beauty. Coral and coconuts. Fiji Swims has it all.
24 SYNCHRO GOES TO COLLEGE by Eric Velazquez
Synchronized swimming is slowly, but surely, taking a foothold in collegiate athletics, perhaps paving the way to greater success internationally.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
52 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
34 Q&A WITH COACH MICHAEL GOBRECHT, WEST SHORE YMCA by Michael J. Stott
36 HOW THEY TRAIN: Steven Gasparini by Michael J. Stott
37 CHANGES OF SWIMMING VELOCITY DURING THE SWIM CYCLE by Genadijus Sokolovas
40 UNPOPULAR WISDOM by Ron Johnson
Rather than swimming in a straight line, the best method of moving effectively from one point to the next is moving in symmetrical waves.
42 USSSA: Water Baby Class by Albert Paliwoda
44 STEPPING UP by Michael J. Stott
Coaches and swim club officials discuss the "when," "where" and "why" of moving age group swimmers to different training groups.
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
27 THE POOL'S EDGE: 12 Steps to Swimming Success by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
Whether you are a newbie or a veteran of the sport, here are 12 simple steps to help you achieve swimming success.
28 LANE LEADERS: Trina Radke-Gerry by Emily Sampl
30 IT'S NEVER TOO LATE by Jeff Commings
More than 600 athletes took part in the YMCA Masters Nationals, some of whom have only recently learned to swim.
32 THE WORKOUT CARD: Training with St. Petersburg Aquatics by Fred Lewis
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
47 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS: City of Plano 15-16 Boys 400 Yard Medley and 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
48 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
49 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH: Ryan and Brandon Hoffer
50 YMCA NATIONALS: Sarasota Sweep by Judy Jacob
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