PHOENIX, Arizona, June 2. GET the lowdown from Swimming World Magazine on the rapidly approaching U.S. Olympic Trials. Managing Editor Jason Marsteller and Senior Writer John Lohn present a guide for both the men's and women's events. This article is a must have to accompany your viewing of this major sporting event.
A wrap up of the 9th FINA World Short Course Championships is included in this issue. Highlights of this meet, which produced 18 world records, include performances by Ryan Lochte, Jessica Hardy and Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry. All athletes that will be a major factor in determining medal counts in Beijing.
Also included is a remembrance of "Mr. Swimming Hall of Fame" Buck Dawson, who passed away this past spring at the age of 87.
A summary of all college swimming championships rounds out this issue of the World Swimming section.
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June 2008 Issue
Contents of The June issue:
3 TECHNIQUE TIP: Backstroke Arm Recovery and Head Position demonstrated by Aaron Peirsol
9 REMEMBERING BUCK DAWSON by Bob Duenkel and Colleen Wilson
Buck Dawson, known as "Mr. Swimming Hall of Fame," passed away April 4 at the age of 87.
10 BRACE YOURSELF, BEIJING by John Lohn
Eighteen world records were broken at the World Short Course Championships in Manchester, England.
15 WHERE DREAMS ARE FULFILLED…OR BROKEN
by Jason Marsteller and John Lohn
America's finest will be vying for a spot this summer on the U.S. Olympic team that will compete in Beijing, site of the 29th Olympiad.
20 THE BEAT GOES ON!
Seven of eight first-place college teams (NCAA Division II and III, NAIA and NJCAA) from last year repeated as champions in 2008.
26 2008 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: NORTH AMERICA by Jason Marsteller
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
49 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
SWIMMING WORLD TV AND RADIO
7, 31, 39, 57
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
36 Q&A WITH COACH SEAN FARRELL by Michael J. Stott
Sean Farrell began coaching in 1993, enjoying a stellar tenure with Arizona State and Sun Devil Aquatics before returning east to build a YMCA powerhouse at the Cheshire (Conn.) Community YMCA.
39 HOW THEY TRAIN: Travis McNamara by Michael J. Stott
40 HOW TO SWIM A WINNING 50 FREE by Michael J. Stott
Former world-class sprinters Tom Jager and Dean Hutchinson discuss how they prepared to swim—and win—the 50 free.
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
32 THE POOL'S EDGE, PRESENTED BY VIEW: Put the Umph Near the Front!
by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
Here are five easy technique tips to help you put the "umph" near the front of your stroke, resulting in a more efficient and faster freestyle.
33 THE WORKOUT CARD: Stroke-IM Workouts by Michael Mann
34 HEALTH WAVES: Eating Right on the Road by Melissa Paton and Kathleen Woolf
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
44 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS:
Lake Oswego 13-14 Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay by Judy Jacob
45 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
46 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Mackenzie Buss
47 NCSA JUNIOR NATIONALS by Jason Marsteller
48 YMCA NATIONALS by Jason Marsteller
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