Liz Byrnes - Europe Correspondent - (Author)

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The Unsung Heroes of Summer Swim Leagues

The Unsung Heroes of Summer Swim Leagues The golden glimmers of sunset dance in reflections across the pool’s rippling surface, as swimmers both new and old gather in their lanes for the start of practice. A symphony of squealing 7-year-olds complaining about the cold water coincides with the repeat...

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A Look At 50 Years of Changing Swimsuit Fashions

A Look At 50 Years of Swimsuit Fashion Fashion in the pool is constantly evolving. While a pool deck may not look like a runway, it certainly serves as one for swimmers all around the world. Just like trends come and go in the realm of clothing, swim apparel has seen its fair share of fads, especial...

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Is The Fun Back? Summer Swim Teams Working Toward 2021 Season

Is The Fun Back? Summer Swim Teams Working Toward 2021 Season Baking underneath the hazy July sun lies the heart of distant summer memories for swimmers of all ages. As the smells of spraying sunscreen and fresh chlorine rising off the pool’s surface intermingle, a happiness like no other saturates ...

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Floating +Pool Secures Spot in New York City's East River

Floating +Pool Secures Spot in New York City's East River The ring of the school bell strikes through the air and echoes down the hallways alongside cheers celebrating the completion of another school year. Energetic strides race through front doors and coincide with the slams of  backpacks and bind...

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Why Graduates Choose Masters Swimming

Why Graduates Choose Masters Swimming Waking up at the crack of dawn to the ambulance-like siren of an alarm clock is the lifestyle that college swimmers become quickly accustomed to. Going straight from hours of early morning practice to dryland training, and then to a second practice, already soun...