Caitlin Daday - (Author)

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The Essence of Sport Is To improve Mental Health; Not Break It Down

Has sport at the Olympic level lost its essence and morphed into an athlete becoming the symbol of a sport vs the participant in sport?   When that line is crossed, lessons no longer have meaning, and the athlete now represents more than her or himself.  As a symbol, the athlete now represents agent...

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This Moment In Time

How does one define This moment in time? Resilient? Naïve? Persistent? Make Believe? The Torch is lit, The athletes are fit, The world is watching, There is no stopping. Life is celebrated, Lives are devastated- The Humanity of it all! One point on earth gathers us all; To witness what is best in ou...

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Top Ten USA Age Group Coaches Of The Year for 2021

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) and Fitter and Faster are pleased to announced the TOP 10 AGE GROUP COACHES OF THE YEAR FOR 2021. These coaches will be honored at the 2021 ASCA World Clinic Award Banquet on September 16 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.  The Fitter and Faster/AS...

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FINIS Smart Goggle, Powered By CIYE™ Is Here!

FINIS Smart Goggle, powered by Ciye™ has officially entered the smart goggle game, providing the consumer with one of the most important things: CHOICE! FINIS partnered with Ciye™ (Coach In Your Eye), to deliver the most innovative and interactive swimming experience to date. Whether you are a begin...

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Thoughts While Swimming 6500 Yards In Birthday Suit

There was literally a new moon on the horizon at 4:45AM as I stood by the edge of the pool.  Dark skies, light rain, and 46F degrees of temperature surrounded me as I dipped my goggles into the water.  I stood there contemplating my belly button for a minute embracing the elements. “Brent, you reall...

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Hall of Fame Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center Continues Renovation

The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center at the International Swimming Hall of Fame continues with its renovation and new construction. There is still some ongoing discussion on the south locker room building as to its final design.  Looking at best-worst-case scenarios, the aquatic center could have a so...

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How One American Club Safely Returned to the Pool

Commentary: How One American Club Safely Returned to the Pool Today was a memorable day.  A giant reset button for swimmers at the Phoenix Swim Club in Arizona, USA and perhaps a model for those around the world.  The club conducted swim practices after getting permission from government and school ...

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Swimming World Biweekly: Total Shutdown, Covid-19

In this issue of Swimming World Biweekly, read about the impact that the Coronavirus Pandemic (Covid-19) has had on the entire aquatic community.  John Lohn writes about the IOC's hesitancy to cancel the olympics.  Craig Lord writes about what other countries are doing in the wake of the pandemic. L...

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Looking For A Holiday Gift? Gift a Subscription!

Sign your favorite swimmer up for a 1-Year (12 issue) subscription to Swimming World Magazine! It is the perfect GIFT IDEA for all competitive swimmers and families looking for the tools and motivation to take them to the next level. After you purchase a gift subscription, you will get an e-...

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WOWSA Ocean Fest Starts Friday, October 4-6; Register Now

The World Open Water Swim Association is offering an exciting weekend of activities in Redondo Beach, California at the Seaside Lagoon. General Admission tickets include 2 days of activities, amazing speakers, a beer garden, vendors, food and the ultimate kid zone! The Workshops, Hawaiian Luau Dinne...