PHOENIX, Arizona, October 2. THE October issue of Swimming World Magazine looks back at the 2011 U.S. Summer Nationals in Stanford, Calif., with a strong pictorial from chief photographer Peter Bick. The pictorial is supported with an in-depth editorial from Erik Boal.
Take a look back at Elizabeth Beisel's torturous schedule coming immediately after her impressive run at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai. Additionally, Brendan Hansen returning to elite-level competition put the rest of the U.S. breaststrokers on notice heading into the 2012 London Olympics. In all, Swimming World presents seven-pages of coverage of the meet.
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October 2011 Issue Contents of The October issue:
8 The Beat Goes On! by Erik Boal U.S. nationals started just days after the conclusion of the World Championships in Shanghai, but for the most part, fast times prevailed for the U.S. national teamers as well as plenty of veterans and newcomers who provided some fierce competition.
15 USA'S New Darling by John Lohn After her impressive performance at this summer's World Championships in Shanghai, 16-year-old Missy Franklin is a superstar in the making.
18 A Goal Worth Achieving by Emily Sampl Paul Robinson, 43, of Plano, Texas shares his experience in reaching his longtime goal of crossing the English Channel.
20 Defining Moments by Jason Marsteller and Judy Jacob Besides the World Championships in Shanghai, this summer witnessed a surprising amount of elite-level swimming both in the United States and around the world.
22 The Workout Card by Cokie Lepinski
27 Q&A with Coach Linda Jones by Michael J. Stott
29 How They Train by Michael J. Stott
30 Race Pace Revisited by Michael J. Stott A generally accepted definition of race pace training is intensity at a rate that equals a personal best in a given event.
32 Science of Performance by G. John Mullen When setting goals, coaches and swimmers alike should be open-minded, discussing all the areas of the athletes' lives.
43 National Age Group Record Setter by Judy Jacob
44 American Relay by Judy Jacob
45 TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month
46 Goldminds by Wayne Goldsmith Give everything you've got…to everything you do…every time you do it!
6 A Voice for the Sport
24 Holiday Gift Guide
34 Prep School Listings
48 For the Record
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