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Swimming World Biweekly: Awesome In Austin – January 21, 2018

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In this issue of the Swimming World Biweekly, you will find a recap from TYR Pro Swim Series in Austin, top news stories, water polo, athlete interviews, overcoming disappointment, mistakes that swimmers make, Missy Franklin and more…

SWIMMING WORLD BIWEEKLY FEATURES

008 2018 TYR PRO SWIM SERIES AUSTIN FULL FINALS RECAP
by Andy Ross & Jason Tillotson
The first night of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series in Austin featured 11 finals with a good fraction of the national team in action…

014 MISSY FRANKLIN NOW TRAINING AND IN SCHOOL AT UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
by David Rieder
Missy Franklin, a five-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist, has relocated from California to Athens, Ga., and she is now training at the University of Georgia.

016 THE CLOUDS THAT HANG OVER RUSSIAN SWIMMING
by David Rieder
Last month, Russia’s men dominated the European Short Course Championships, bagging nine gold medals. The team won at least one gold medal in all four strokes plus both men’s relays…

018 THE CAELEB DRESSEL OF DIVISION II?
by Andy Ross
Oklahoma Baptist senior David Lambert is a guy you have most likely never heard of. The 24-year-old Lambert won the Texas Invite with a 19.17, good for a new Division II NCAA record…

020 UNLIKE FIGURE SKATING, U.S. OLYMPIC SWIMMING DOESN’T NEED SELECTION COMMITTEE
by David Rieder
At the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., 26-year-old Ross Miner finished second in the men’s event. But the next day, Miner was not among the announced trio of men that would represent the United States at the Olympics…

022 SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, THE ONLY CANADIAN NCAA SWIM
by David Rieder
All divisions of the NCAA swimming championships are filled with foreign-born athletes, but there’s only one school in the entire NCAA that’s actually located in another country: Simon Fraser University.

024 FINDING THE SILVER LINING IN THE MIDST OF DISAPPOINTMENT
by Meaghan Raab
Have you ever been disappointed in a race or a practice? Have you ever felt that you weren’t good enough based on your performance in the pool? You are not alone in these feelings…

026 CELEBRATING COLLEGIATE SWIMMING AND THE FIRST INTERCOLLEGIATE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP OF 1898
by Bruce Wigo
In January of 1897, the University of Pennsylvania became the first American college to make a swimming pool available to its students…

032 CALM STRIKES UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SWIM TEAM DURING FALSE BALLISTIC THREAT
Commentary by Kasey Schmidt
On Saturday morning, for a brief moment, I worried that I might not finish a swim practice. And no, not because the workout was overly strenuous. Actually, it wasn’t an issue pertaining to swimming whatsoever. The cause of my worry resulted from something completely out of my control…

034 A HUGE MISTAKE 75% OF SWIMMERS MAKE
by Dawn Weatherwax RD, CSSD, LD, ATC, CSCS
What’s a mistake 75 percent of swimmers make that directly impacts performance? Seventy-five percent of all swimmers do not eat enough!

036 RUTA MEILUTYTE TRAINING WITH TEAM ELITE IN SAN DIEGO
by David Rieder
The Texas A&M men and Duquesne University women took the team titles at the 2018 Orange Bowl Swim Classic in Key Largo, Florida.

037 USA DIVING OLYMPIAN ABBY JOHNSTON OFFICIALLY RETIRES
by David Rieder
Abby Johnston, who represented the United States in diving at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, has officially announced her retirement.

038 JEFF FARRELL RESCUED BY SON IN CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDE; NEEDS SUPPORT
by Dan D’Addona
Hall of Fame swimming legend Jeff Farrell was rescued by his son from mudslide in Montecito, California, according to an ABC News report.

039 KELSI WORRELL DAHLIA TO COMPETE UNDER MARRIED NAME
by David Rieder
2017 World Championship team member and 2016 Olympian Kelsi Worrell made an announcement on social media that she would start competing under her married name.

040 FIVE QUESTIONS WITH MEGAN HUSAK OF ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN WOMEN’S WATER POLO
by Michael Randazzo
After more than a decade of playing and coaching women’s water polo in the East, Megan Husak is now a fully qualified expert on polo in this part of the country…

042 REMEMBERING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND THE RIGHT TO SWIM
by Bruce Wigo
On the national holiday remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we remember his love of swimming an the role he played in making swimming accessible to all.