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Top 10 Questions All Swimming Parents Should Understand and Respect

Swimming Parents By Wayne Goldsmith and Helen Morris You see them every day. They are everywhere. At every pool. Every swim meet. Every school swimming practice. There they are. Sitting at the side of the pool. Watching every lap. Counting every breath. Analyzing every stroke. Studying every move yo...

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Swimming World May Issue - "Dave Durden: Leader of Men"

Read about coach Dave Durden in the latest issue of Swimming World Magazine Download now in the Swimming World Vault! Non-Subscribers Can Download This Issue In this issue of Swimming World, read about head coach at University of California-Berkeley Dave Durden, who plans to keep his B...

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Claire Donahue Featured in Swimming World Magazine

Olympian Claire Donahue has swum in her share of nerve-wracking meets. From NCAA Championships, U.S. nationals, World Championships, Pan American Games, Olympic Trials and even the Olympics in 2012...there’s a lot to be nervous about at these high-stakes meets. That’s why, when asked about ...

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Moms at Meets - Read in Swimming World Magazine April Issue

After three unsuccessful tries (2008, 2012 and 2016), open water swimming sensation Ashley Twichell has finally earned her ticket to Tokyo—and Mom was there to see it happen! Ashley’s mom, Deirdre, flew to last summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, to cheer on her daughter. Ashle...

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Coach Mike Leonard - Read Q&A in Swimming World Magazine

Coach Mike Leonard is a profound figure in the YMCA swimming community. A 1988 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Leonard has coached a multitude of national champions, national record holders and Olympic Trial qualifiers. His laundry list of accomplishments include multiple YMCA Coach of...

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Katie Crom - Swimming World's Up and Comer

Sixteen-year-old Katie Crom has a remarkable four 2020 Olympic Trials cuts. The Mission Viejo Nadadores’ swim star qualified in the 200 and 400 meter freestyle (2:00.71, 4:12.85), the 200 butterfly (2:10.31) and 400 IM (4:47.92). But it’s the high schooler’s 200 fly that earned her a coveted spo...

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When Japan Ruled The Olympic Pool - Read in Swimming World Magazine

Japan ruled the Olympic pool in the 1930s during a period known as the Golden Age of Japanese Swimming. From their very first Olympic appearance at the Belgium Games in 1920, until the late-1940's, Japan was the global leader in the sport of swimming. Read all about it by downloading the cu...