Congratulations To The 2014 Hasty High Pointers! – Video

PHOENIX, Arizona, December 2014.

The 2014 Hasty High Pointers

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Swimming World Magazine would like to congratulate the 2014 Hasty High Pointers! Check out this video, a salute to the rising young stars in competitive swimming throughout the country.

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012 Short Cut To Success?
by Michael J. Stott
Whether out of necessity or by choice, there are those who train short course for long course competition. Despite the obvious differences, swimmers can still be successful at either pool length.

020 2014 Swimmers of the Year
by Jason Marsteller
World/American Female: Katie Ledecky. World/Pacific Rim Male: Kosuke Hagino. Pacific Rim Female: Cate Campbell. American Male: Ryan Cochrane & Tyler Clary. European: Katinka Hosszu & Adam Peaty. African: Karin Prinsloo & Chad le Clos.

028 10 Best Performances of 2014
by Jeff Commings


010 Technique: Judging Walls Going Into Turns
by Jeff Commings
In short course competition, turns are one of the biggest factors in determining the outcome of a race.

014 Swimming Technique Misconceptions: Freestyle Straight-Arm Recovery
by Rod Havriluk
A common swimming technique misconception is that maintaining a straight arm throughout the recovery improves performance in freestyle. While some swimmers are able to improve performance with a straight-arm recovery, science clearly shows that the improvement is not, in fact, related to the recovery itself. Equally important, there are significant limitations to recovering with a straight arm.

041 Q & A With Coach John Bitter
by Michael J. Stott

042 How They Train Aidan Burns
by Michael J. Stott


040 Nutrition: Time Your Nutrition
Republished with permission of VeloPress from “Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes”


016 Goldminds: Find Out Just How Good You Really Are!
by Wayne Goldsmith

045 Up & Comers


008 A Voice For The Sport

031 Holiday Gift Guide

046 Gutter Talk

048 Parting Shot