SWIM Magazine November 1998



Editor’s Note


Your Views


Just Add Water


Minding Masters


Health Waves

We Are What We Eat by Cindy Carroll, M.S., R.D.


Swim for Fitness


Seeing Is Believing

By Byron Davis.


Holiday Gift Guide


Book Review


Working Out

Systematic Training by Clark Campbell.

Ask the Coach by Scott Rabalais.


USMS Postal Swim Entry Form




Master Speak




An Aquatic Artist

By Phillip Whitten. Sixty -seven -year -old Ron Johnson, who treats swimming as an art form, has certainly created a beautiful picture—world records in all four strokes and the individual medley.


The Endless Summer

By Susan Ludwig. Two swimmers from the Crawfish Masters in Louisiana share their experiences at the very exciting and successful USMS Long Course Masters Nationals in Fort Lauderdale.


Fast and Friendly

By Phillip Whitten. The fourth NIKE World Masters Games, held near Portland, Ore., provided a terrific atmosphere and a wonderful spirit of friendly competition that saw 24 world records broken.


Technique Tips: Swim Like B.J.

Twenty-six-year-old B.J. Bedford demonstrates the flawless technique that made her the 1998 U.S. national champion in the 100 meter backstroke.