PHOENIX, Arizona, October 1. THE remarkable Dara Torres graces the cover of the October issue of Swimming World Magazine. Click here to watch Dara Torres walk off the October cover to tell her story on SwimmingWorld.TV. You will be amazed as you learn more about her swimming career, motherhood and the possibility of competing in an unprecedented fifth Olympics at the ripe young age of 40!
In addition, 17 other videos are embedded in this breath-taking and ground-breaking issue where print and multimedia come together as one.
Listen and watch athletes such as Ben Wildman-Tobriner, Kate Ziegler, Katie Hoff, Michael Phelps, Caitlin Leverenz, Dana Vollmer, David Walters, Erik Vendt, Kathleen Hersey, Peter Vanderkaay, Rebecca Soni and Ryan Lochte talk about their races from the recent USA Nationals. Learn more about Olympic Swim Coaches: Eddie Reese and Jack Bauerle, Brendan and Buzz Hansen, Rutgers, Ian Crocker and Underwater Cameras embedded in this important issue.
The October issue is now in the mail, while Premium members can now download this innovative issue by logging into Swimming World Magazine's Premium Section.
Overall, there are 18 videos embedded in the October digital-download issue of Swimming World Magazine. Click here for a preview of the multimedia items available in the October issue.
October 2007 Issue
Contents of The October issue:
3 TECHNIQUE: Backstroke Breathing Rhythm
8 HOUSE OF CHAMPIONS by John Lohn
The Indiana University Natatorium at IUPUI played host to this summer's U.S. Nationals, which was filled with world-class efforts.
12 A FAIRYTALE IN PROGRESS by John Lohn
Dara Torres, 40, emerged from U.S. Nationals as a favorite to make her fifth Olympic team—something no other U.S. swimmer has ever done.
16 A RECORD TREND by Jason Marsteller
Meet records at all kinds of competitions are plummeting at astonishing rates. This summer's 24th World University Games was no exception.
20 FAST AND FASTER…BUT NOT THE FASTEST by Jason Marsteller
Several world records appeared to be in jeopardy at the star-studded Paris Open, but all of the standards remained intact.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
22 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
39 PREP SCHOOL LISTINGS
55 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
30 Q&A with Coach Scott McGihon by Michael J. Stott
33 HOW THEY TRAIN: Dan Perdew by Michael J. Stott
34 FREESTYLE: Balanced Breath by Glenn Mills
36 USSSA: The Journey of a Swim School by Edie Flood
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
25 THE POOL'S EDGE: How to Breathe More Effectively by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
26 LANE LEADERS: Jeff Commings by Mark Moore
27 HEALTH WAVES: The Antioxidant Army by Carolyn Lewis and Kathleen Woolf
28 DRYSIDE TRAINING: How to Improve Your Ankle Flexibility by J.R. Rosania
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
48 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY
50 SPEEDO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SECTIONALS
53 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONALS
54 YMCA NATIONALS by Judy Jacob
Swimming World Magazine is designed and written for the competitive and fitness audience and has been expanded to include 12 issues of SWIM Magazine content and 12 issues of Swimming Technique content.
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