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Playing Both Sides: How Swimmers Can be Friends and Competitors

Playing Both Sides: How Swimmers Can be Friends and Competitors Swimmers usually find their closest friends through the sport because of the amount of time they spend with their teammates. It is very common for swimmers to find themselves racing against their friends, whether it is during a practice...

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3 Qualities That Set Lifelong Swimmers Apart From The Rest

3 Qualities That Set Lifelong Swimmers Apart From The Rest By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern Swimming is unlike most sports because there are both individual and team aspects that athletes are forced to encounter. Throughout a swimmers career, different facets of the sport are prioritized. As at...

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Will There Be a Summer Swim Season? Hope Is In the Air

Will There Be a Summer Swim Season? Hope Is In the Air By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern The beginning of summer swim season might sound far from now because of the cold weather and stresses of school, but in reality it is less than six months away. With the amount of COVID-19 cases continuously...

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A New Year Means New Goals: 3 Ways Achieve Them

A New Year Means New Goals: 3 Ways Achieve Them By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern Going into a new year always comes with new goals, but 2021 is going to be very different. Leaving 2020 in the past is something most people are very excited to do, but how do we look forward to what is coming next...

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Lynne Cox: A Woman of Patience, Passion and Perseverance

Lynne Cox: A Woman of Patience, Passion and Perseverance By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern Lynne Cox is a world-renowned open water swimmer, known for the amazing records she has set in the water, her bravery in trying swims not many people have even thought of attempting, and using swimming as ...

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How to Journal Your Swim Journey

How to Journal Your Swim Journey By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern Taking a couple minutes after you finish a practice to write down how you felt during your swim can make a world of a difference in your performance in the pool. Journaling after your swim is a very easy way to keep in touch with...

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Paralympic Swimming: A Parent's Perspective

Paralympic Swimming: A Parent's Perspective By Sadie Jones, Swimming World Intern Since the age of 12, Dee Sapp knew her son had a talent for swimming. Lawrence Sapp is now 19 and currently attending the University of Cincinnati, where he swims on the men's club team. He grew up in Waldorf, Maryland...