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7 Back to School Reminders for Student-Athletes

By Delaney Lanker (From the Archive) It’s that time of year again. School is again in session. After three months of summer training, it's back to the collegiate grind. Being a student-athlete is an amazing opportunity, but with it comes a lot of hard work and responsibility. I’ve found that jugglin...

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6 Ways to Swim Tall: Advice for the Shorter Swimmer

6 Ways to Swim Tall: Advice for the Vertically Challenged By Delaney Lanker My whole swimming career people have been telling me to swim tall. Standing at 5'0", I wouldn’t really consider myself “tall.” I don’t fit the typical swimmer mold, but I’m okay with that. While my height might be a disadvan...

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4 Signs that the Butterfly Life Has Chosen You

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World Magazine College Intern (From the Archive) I once had a coach tell me that butterfly was the easiest stroke. At the time, I just looked at him and rolled my eyes. But, here I am years later, a Division I butterflier, and I might have come to believe him. This means ...

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25 Things to Get a Swimmer for Christmas

25 Things to Get a Swimmer for Christmas By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern It's that time of year again and the 25 days of Holiday have begun! So for all your favorite swimmers here is a list of things to help them make the most of the the holiday training season. For the Fashionable ...

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21 Thoughts During Your First Long Course Practice

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern With both summer and the Olympics around the corner, that can only mean one thing. Long course training. Short course championship meets have concluded and the next thing we know, we are being thrown into long course meters training at full force. Onc...

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Arizona Gold Men and Fort Collins Women Win Austin Speedo Sectionals

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern The Austin Speedo Sections Championships concluded this evening at the University of Texas hosted by Colorado Swimming. The women's 800 free, 200 IM and 50 free were swam as well as the men's 1500 free, 200 IM and 50 free. Arizona Gold won the meet fo...

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Final Day Of Richmond Speedo Sectionals Concluded

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern  The Richmond Speedo Sectional Championship concluded this evening. The women's 1500 free, 200 back, 100 free and 200 IM and the men's 800 free, 200 back, 100 free and 200 IM were swam. In the women's 1500 free, Madelyn Donohoe of Fish, won the event ...

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Seven New Olympic Trials Cuts On Richmond Sectionals Day Three

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern On day three of the Richmond Speedo Sectional Championships the men's and women's 200 butterfly, 50 free, 200 breaststroke, 100 back and 400 free were swam. In the women's 200 fly, Poseidon Swimming's Molly Sheffield won the event in the time of 2:17....

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Zoe Bartel Wins Two Events On Third Day of Austin Sectionals

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern  On day three of the Austin Speedo Sectional Championships the men's and women's 100 back, 400 free, 100 breast and 100 fly were swam. Zoe Bartel of Fort Collins won the women's 100 backstroke in the time of 1:03.54. Aces's Elsa Litteken came in a clo...

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Daniel Carr Takes Two Golds On Day One Of Austin Speedo Sectionals

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern  The Austin Speedo Sectional Championships began today at the University of Texas. The men's and women's 100 free, 200 breast, 200 back and 200 fly were swam. In the women's 100 freestyle, Fort Collins' Zoe Bartel won the event with a 57.85. Taking th...

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Richmond Speedo Sectional Championship Begins

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern  The Richmond Speedo Sectional Championship competition began today. The four day long course meter meet is taking place at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center and is being hosted by Virginia Swimming & Poseidon Swimming. Over 50 different teams and...

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2016 Speedo Sectionals: Austin Psych Sheet Preview

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World Magazine  The Speedo Sectionals Championship Series continues this weekend in Austin, Texas with the Four Corners Spring Sectionals. The meet is being hosted by Longhorn Aquatics and is a long course meters meet. The meet is only open to swimmers from the states of ...

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2016 Speedo Sectionals: Richmond Psych Sheet Preview

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern The Speedo Sectionals Championship Series continues this Thursday in Richmond, VA. The meet is being hosted by Poseidon Swimming and is a long course meter competition. As the countdown to Rio continues, swimmers of all ages are looking to secure at s...

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Jake Sannem Breaks 500 Free Pennsylvania High School State Record

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern The 2016 AAA Pennsylvania High School State Championships concluded this evening. The men's and women's 100 free, 500 free, 100 back, 100 breast an 400 free relay were swam. The men's 500 free and 400 free PIAA records were broken. La Salle College wo...