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4 Things You May Not Know About Olympian Jay Litherland

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern Jay Litherland may be the name you thought you'd never see on the Olympic roster. The 20-year-old Georgia Bulldog trained with Bob Bowman leading up to the 2016 Olympic Trials. He raced two of the toughest competitors in the sport, Michael Phelps and Chas...

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It's All In Your Head: Making the Decision to Win or Lose

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern The science behind swimming is more intricate than I initially would have thought. Each stroke must be done with extreme precision. Aside from the focus every swimmer puts on their stroke technique, swimmers are challenged due to the mental toughness requ...

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4 Ways to Stay Driven this Summer Season

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern It's that time of year again when the grass is green, the lakes are warm and the sun is almost always shining. Oh right, how could we forget! Training is still going full force! Swimming is one of the toughest sports, both mentally and physically, partly ...

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Freshman Year of College Swimming

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern It's that time of year again-- incoming freshmen are beginning to prepare for their first year of college. The excitement has set in and the shop for dorm supplies has already been completed. This experience freshmen are about to embark on is something co...

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Canada's Olympic Squad: A Wave of Young Talent

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern Over a month ago at Canadian Olympic Trials, we saw many great races. If you didn’t notice, these exceptionally fast times were swum primarily by swimmers under the age of 25. When we look at athletes swimming for Canada this summer in Rio, we see that th...

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4 Ways to Handle A Critical Coach

By Cody Evans, Swimming World College Intern Although swimming is technically an individual sport, we do rely on some key aspects in order to succeed. Most importantly, swimmers rely on their teammates and coaches. Without the support and encouragement given by these individual, an athlete would hav...