October Swimming World Magazine Now Available; Rio Score Card

ON THE COVER

Team USA won 16 Olympic gold medals in Rio—and 33 total medals, including at least one in 29 of 32 events! No fewer than 38 of its 45 swimmers won at least one medal, while 18 Americans went home with multiple medals. The standouts for the U.S. included the obvious names (Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky), some newer faces (Ryan Murphy, Maya DiRado, Lilly King, Simone Manuel) and even a 35-year-old Anthony Ervin (pictured on the cover), who won his second gold medal in the men’s 50 free—SIXTEEN years after his first. (See feature, page 16.)
[PHOTO BY ROBERT HANASHIRO-USA TODAY SPORTS]

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FEATURES

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014 RIO RETROSPECT: HOLY SMOKES!
by Annie Grevers
Frank Busch, USA Swimming’s national team director, offers his take on the Rio Games—the good, the bad and the ugly.

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016 RIO REPORT CARD
by David Rieder
Nearly 900 swimmers from 173 countries competed in this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. How did some of the different nations of the world perform? How did Rio 2016 measure up to expectations? What does the future hold for competitive swimming? Swimming World gives you the answers.

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott

021 “IT’S TIME!”
by Annie Grevers
It’s been 20 years since the Summer Games have been on U.S. soil, and threetime Olympian Janet Evans is on a mission to end that Olympic drought.

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022 SHOW ME THE MONEY
by Annie Grevers
There’s plenty of room for financial growth among professional swimmers in the United States.

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030 NUTRITION: AROUND THE TABLE WITH CODY MILLER
by Annie Grevers and Tasija Korosas
After Olympic gold and bronze medalist Cody Miller spoke with a nutritionist and developed a healthier diet, he has seen stark improvement in recovery time after practices, and he’s detected more energy toward the end of the week after logging many miles of hard breaststroke.

COACHING
009 EARLY-SEASON SETS: SETTING THE STAGE
by Michael J. Stott
Long before the first day of high school practice—whether it be fall, winter or spring—coaches are hard at work mapping out team organization, season plans and daily sets. Here’s a sample workout that Miramonte (Orinda, Calif.) High School’s Coach Don Heidary uses to help roll his swimmers back into the rigors of the high school season.

010 LESSONS WITH THE LEGENDS: GEORGE BREEN
by Michael J. Stott

012 SWIMMING TECHNIQUE MISCONCEPTIONS: LEVERAGE
by Rod Havriluk
While it is true a swimmer must exert considerable effort to begin the pull, it is not true that the effort produces considerable propulsion. In actuality, the perceived muscular effort (force) does not directly equate to the force applied to the water. The difference between muscular force and applied force is due to leverage—technically, the “mechanical advantage” of a lever.

042 Q&A WITH COACH RANDY ERLENBACH
by Michael J. Stott

043 HOW THEY TRAIN STEPHEN HOLMQUIST & HUGO SYKES
by Michael J. Stott

TRAINING
025 DRYSIDE TRAINING: STRONGER FLIP TURNS
by J.R. Rosania

JUNIOR SWIMMER
039 GOLDMINDS: CAN YOU REALLY CHANGE?
by Wayne Goldsmith
YES, you can! Follow these 10 tips, and you’ll be on your way to becoming an even better swimmer. START TODAY!

045 UP & COMERS
by Taylor Brien

COLUMNS & SPECIAL SECTIONS
008 A VOICE FOR THE SPORT
026 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
032 PREP SCHOOL DIRECTORY
046 GUTTER TALK
048 PARTING SHOT

3 Comments

3 comments

  1. in Dusty we TROYsty

    @AnthonyErvin SEND ME ONE? where are they available?! If I mail you one will you sign it and mail it back, please?

  2. Ryan Marrone

    @AnthonyErvin That is a great photo of Anthony and he is a champion

  3. Jennifer Bice

    @AnthonyErvin I’ll have to look for it at the bookstores.

Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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