Swimming World Biweekly: Amy Bilquist – Why She Moved Back to Arizona

$2.99

In this issue of SW Biweekly, read about why Amy Bilquist has moved back to Scottsdale, Arizona, and check out our 2019 U.S. Open Water National Championships AND our 2019 USMS Spring Championships recaps, and find out how Hannah Moore rebounded from a DQ to make the World Championships. In swimming news, Dara Torres is to host the 2019 ISHOF Honoree Ceremonies in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this month. USA Swimming announces their coaching staff for summer international meets, Maxime Rooney to transfer from Florida to Texas, Coley Stickels named the new Alabama Swimming and Diving head coach, Stu Wilson named the head coach of Swimming and Diving at the University of Evansville, Lilly King wins the 2019 Honda Sport Award for Swimming and Diving, and Siobhan Haughey details her 80-hour trip around the world to qualify for the Olympics.

Description

FEATURES

008  HOW HANNAH MOORE WAS ABLE TO REBOUND FROM A DQ TO MAKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
by Andy Ross
Hannah Moore finished third in the women’s 10K at the U.S. Open Water National Championships, but was issued a red card—an automatic disqualification—on lap five of the six-lap course. However, two days later, she recharged mentally—thinking about how much she loves the sport and how grateful she is just to be competing—and proceeded to finish third overall in the 5K and claim the second American spot in the event to make her first World Championships team.

010 2019 U.S. OPEN WATER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – RECAP
by Andy Ross & Dan D’Addona
Full event coverage of all three days, May 3-5, from Miami, Fla.

014  AMY BILQUIST RENEWING INNER ‘WE WILL ROCK YOU’ WITH MOVE BACK  TO SCOTTSDALE
by Dan D’Addona
After a successful women’s NCAAs, Cal senior Amy Bilquist stunningly announced she would move back to Scottsdale, Ariz., leading up to the 2020 Olympic Trials, moving back to her old club team before she moved cross country to Carmel Swim Club before her junior year.

 017 DARA TORRES TO HOST 2019 ISHOF HONOREE CEREMONIES
The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced that this year’s Master of Ceremonies for the 2019 Induction Class of Honorees, to take place May 17-19, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is Dara Torres, a 12-time Olympic medalist and former world record holder. Not only was Torres the first swimmer to represent the United States in five Olympic Games, but she is the oldest swimmer (41) to earn a place on the team.

018 USA SWIMMING ANNOUNCES COACHING STAFFS FOR SUMMER INTERNATIONAL MEETS
In its last summer of international competition before the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, USA Swimming announced its coaching staffs for the 2019 FINA World Championships, World University Games and Pan American Games, appointing 22 of the country’s top coaches to lead the three U.S. international teams.

021 MAXIME ROONEY TO TRANSFER TO TEXAS
by Dan D’Addona
Maxime Rooney, an All-America swimmer at the University of Florida, decided to transfer to the University of Texas for his senior season.

022  COLEY STICKELS NAMED NEW ALABAMA SWIMMING AND DIVING HEAD COACH
Coley Stickels, the University of Indiana’s associate head sprint coach the last two years, was hired as the University of Alabama’s next head swimming and diving coach. He replaces Dennis Pursley, Alabama’s head coach since 2012, who announced his retirement from coaching in April.

024  2019 USMS SPRING CHAMPIONSHIPS – FULL RECAP
by Diana Pimer and Dan D’Addona
Full event-by-event coverage of all four days, April 25-28, from Mesa, Ariz.

034 STU WILSON NAMED HEAD SWIMMING AND DIVING COACH AT UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE
Stuart “Stu” Wilson was named head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach for the University of Evansville Purple Aces, to begin June 1. Wilson brings extensive collegiate and club experience to the Evansville program, most recently working as the senior coach at Nitro Swimming in Cedar Park, Texas.

035 2020 USA OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS TICKETS GO ON SALE JULY 1
by Dan D’Addona
Tickets for the 2020 USA Olympic Swimming Trials, to be held June 21-28 in Omaha, Neb., will go on sale beginning July 1 for general public tickets. Ticket packages will follow in November, with daily and single-session tickets set to be on sale in February 2020.

036 LILLY KING WINS THE 2019 HONDA SPORT AWARD FOR SWIMMING AND DIVING
by James Sica
Lilly King, who had another record-breaking year in her final collegiate season at Indiana, was presented the Honda Sport Award as the best female swimmer or diver for the 2019 college season. King will now go up against the 11 other NCAA sport award winners for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year award and the 2019 Honda Cup, to be presented June 24.

038 SIOBHAN HAUGHEY: INSIDE HER 80-HOUR TRIP AROUND THE WORLD TO QUALIFY FOR OLYMPICS
by Dan D’Addona
Siobhan Haughey experienced an 80-hour whirlwind of events in which she flew to Hong Kong and qualified for the World Championships and Olympics, then returned to Michigan to receive the Big Ten (Conference) Medal of Honor.

040 HOW THEY TRAIN – JULIA STEVENS
by Michael J. Stott

041 PARTING SHOT

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Swimming World Biweekly: Amy Bilquist – Why She Moved Back to Arizona”

Your email address will not be published.