Swimming World Biweekly: 2018 Golden Goggles

$2.99

Description

In this issue of SW Biweekly, see the winners from the 2018 Golden Goggles Awards in all their Red Carpet glamour. Plus, read about the “swim off” between FINA and International Swimming League over the Energy For Swim Meet, what Cullen Jones is thinking about 2020, find out why you shouldn’t hyperventilate, what your swim bag reveals about your personality, and more current news items from the wide world of swimming.

It’s not too late! Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for the swimmers in your life!

010  THE SWIM-OFF BETWEEN FINA AND THE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE
by David Rieder
Despite a threat from FINA to suspend swimmers who will participate in the Energy for Swim Meet in December, many world-class athletes have shown an interest in competing.

012  CONFESSIONS OF A BACK-HALFER
by Jamie Kolar
Swimmers who swim the back half of a race faster than the first are the true embodiment of the competitive spirit: fighting until the end for the best possible outcome.

013  THE TRUTH ABOUT HYPERVENTILATION AND WHY YOU SHOULDN’T DO IT
by Jane Ehret
It has become increasingly popular to hyperventilate immediately before racing in an effort to improve cardiovascular performance, but the reasoning behind such practice is futile…while the potential consequences can be lethal.

014  WHY ARE MID-SEASON MEETS SO IMPORTANT?
by Devin Javens
Mid-season meets allow swimmers to throw down some fast times and give teams a look at what to expect come championship season. They also serve as a great learning tool for swimmers to analyze their races in order to swim the fastest at the end of the season.

016  WHAT YOUR SWIM BAG REVEALS ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY
by Taylor Byers
Along with being a storage unit for the swim necessities, a swimmer’s bag is a mode of expression, displaying various aspects of the owner’s personality. How does your bag stand out among the rest?

018  STANFORD’S GREG MEEHAN ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF ALTO SWIM CLUB
Stanford Swimming and Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (Cardinal site) merged in the fall of 2018 to create Alto Swim Club in order “to offer the best developmental and high-performance programs in the country.”

019  USA SWIMMING WINTER NATIONALS TO BE SWUM LONG COURSE
This year’s U.S. Winter Nationals are set for Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in North Carolina.

020  CULLEN JONES UNSURE ABOUT FUTURE; HASN’T RULED OUT 2020
by David Rieder
Cullen Jones, 34, a member of the 2008 and 2012 Olympic teams, is not currently training or competing, but he has not ruled out a run at a third Olympics in 2020. He has not raced since the TYR Pro Swim Series-Mesa in April.

021  2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

026  REASONS WHY OPEN WATER REQUIRES THE STRONGEST MIND
by Ryan Gibbons
Open water swimmers are the top of the line. It takes nothing less than mental grit and determination to become successful.

028  COLLEGE SWIMMING AT 34: JED GALUTIRA PROVES IT’S NEVER TOO LATE
by Melissa Wolf
After a 12-year break from studying and a 15-year gap in swimming, 34-year-old Jed Galutira is pursuing a degree in biology at St. Norbert College in Wisconsin and is now turning in swimming times that are approaching his lifetime bests.

030  2018 GOLDEN GOGGLES AWARD WINNERS
by Andy Ross with photos by Diana Pimer
USA Swimming’s best athletes and coaches were honored at the 2018 Golden Goggles award ceremonies in New York City.

040  HOW THEY TRAIN: EMILY HAGEBOECK
by Michael J. Stott

041  PARTING SHOT

You may also like…