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5 Reasons to Continue Swimming as a Lifelong Sport

By Lianne McCluskey Many collegiate swimmers look at the end of their college swimming eligibility as the beginning of "swammer" status; however, this does not have to be the case. U.S. Masters Swimming has referred to swimming as "the magic pill" for a reason - regardless of an individual's athleti...

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Swimming vs. Running: A Breakdown

There is a certain camaraderie between swimmers and runners. It’s indescribable, but the two cardio-intensive sports often are paired. Many swimmers try to cross-train into running and vice-versa, but find it difficult to adapt to the different mechanics that the other sport demands. The likes of Fl...

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The Struggle is Real: Burnout in Competitive Swimming

By Lianne McCluskey (From the Archive) Burnout is a common occurrence in sport, but for many reasons, it is prominent in competitive swimming. It's no secret that swimming is extremely difficult and is associated with early specialization. Unfortunately, talented swimmers will stop due to factor...

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Coaching Masters Swimming: A Different Sport With Many Needs to Meet

Coaching Masters Swimming: A Different Sport With Many Needs to Meet (From the Archive) Commentary by Jason Tillotson, Swimming World College Intern.  When we think of swimmers and the American swimming community, we think of early morning practices, a full day of school or work then a return to the...

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U.S. Masters Spring Nationals: 23 Records Fall on Day 3 in San Antonio

Day 3 of the 2022 U.S. Masters Spring National Championships saw a stunning 23 record-setting swims from San Antonio. Olympian Rick Colella broke two more records, while Erika Braun, Diann Uustal and Laura Val each also added two Masters National Age Group Records. Olympian Josh Prenot was part of t...

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U.S. Masters Spring Championships Sees Three Records Fall on Day 1

The U.S. Masters Spring National Championships kicked off on Thursday from San Antonio in record-breaking fashion. Three Masters National Age Group Records were broken on the first day of competition. Arnaldo Perez of the Sarasota Sharks broke the record in the 1650 freestyle for the 60-64 age group...

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Colorado Time Systems Renews Partnership with U.S. Masters Swimming

Colorado Time Systems, a PlayCore company, is pleased to announce the partnership renewal with U.S. Masters Swimming through 2025.   Colorado Time Systems continues its designation as the “Official Timing Partner of U.S. Masters Swimming,” and will provide members and facilities with training tools ...

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Swimming World's Masters Swimmers of the Year: The Top-12 For 2021

Swimming World's Masters Swimmers of the Year: The Top-12 For 2021 Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame New! 30 Day Membership to ISHOF AND Digital Swimming World Subscription for just $10 a month! Want more?...