Olivia McKelvey - (Author)


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A Frightful List of Every Swimmer's Worst Nightmares

A List of Every Swimmer's Worst Nightmares By Olivia McKelvey Life is full of the unknown. It likes to take abrupt twists and turns and throws the occasional curveball just to keep you on your toes. So, when it comes time to put on your game face and dip your toes into the immense puddle of competit...

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Winter Training Survival Guide 101

By Olivia McKelvey, Swimming World College Intern.  'Tis the season for coaches to inflict unlimited hours of training and pain upon their swimmers is now. In order to help all aquatic athletes - college, club, high school etc. - Swimming World has accumulated a list of tips and tricks to help you g...

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U.S. Nationals: Erika Brown Takes Home Gold in 50 Free

Women's 50 Free (Erika Brown) Tennessee Aquatics swimmer, Erika Brown, moved up one spot from her seed going into finals and overcame the top seed, Anna Santamans. The University of Tennessee senior swam a speedy 24.71, earning herself both a gold medal and a personal best. Brown is now 18th in the ...

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U.S. Nationals: Powerhouse Ally McHugh Takes Home Third National Title

Women's 1500 Free (Ally McHugh) Ally McHugh has had spectacular meet at the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championships. The Penn State graduate has been a powerhouse in multiple events. Taking home yet another gold medal, this is not McHugh's first, nor second, but third national championship title. At...

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U.S. Nationals: McHugh takes home third national championship title

Ally McHugh has been a dominating force at the 2019 Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships. The Wisconsin Aquatics team swimmer already has two national championship titles under her belt — one in the women's 800 free and another in the women's 800 free relay, she also took home a bronze medal in t...

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2019 French Championships Day 4: Mehdy Metella Wins 100 Free

It is day four of the 2019 French Championships and competition is expected to be intense. Previous sessions have demonstrated speedy swims as well as witness swimmers that have made qualifying cuts for Fina World Championships. Today's line up consisted of the women's 50 back, the men's 100 free, t...