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Swimming World Biweekly: Wild West Showdown

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008 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES MESA FULL FINALS RECAP

by Andy Ross & Taylor Brien

All the finals action from Mesa, AZ as the Arena Pro Swim Series makes its annual stop in the desert.

013 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES MESA PHOTO GALLERY

photos by Joe Johnson, Brittany Johnson, Taylor Brien & Brooke Wright

028 NATHAN ADRIAN PRESSING ON TOWARD ANOTHER OLYMPIC CYCLE

by David Rieder

He’s accomplished just about everything one could want in the sport of swimming. And after three Olympics and eight medals, five of them gold, Nathan Adrian has returned to competition for another go-round…

030 DANA VOLLMER PREPARING FOR A NEW BABY AND TOKYO 2020

by David Rieder

Dana Vollmer climbed out of the pool, lifting herself into a sitting position instead of onto her knees or feet. Walking off the deck, she wasn’t sure what her time was. She had just swam the 50 free in prelims at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, but unlike almost every other race she’d ever done, the time was of little importance…

034 HOW CAN CHASE KALISZ REPLACE MICHAEL PHELPS?

by David Rieder

He had just won an NCAA title in his best event, the 400 IM, crushing his own American record in the process. But already, Chase Kalisz was thinking about what he could accomplish in the Olympic-sized pool…

036 NATIONAL CHAMPION STANFORD WOMEN BACK TO THE GRIND

by David Rieder

For three-plus days in mid-March, the Stanford women poured every ounce of emotional and physical energy into a swim meet, and they were rewarded with the trophy that they had spend six months working for—and much longer aiming for…

038 ADAM PEATY LEADING BRITISH MEN TO INTERNATIONAL PROMINENCE

by David Rieder

Adam Peaty only swam two races at the Olympic Games in Rio, but boy did he leave his mark in both…

040 CLARK SMITH SIGNS WITH ARLUCK PROMOTIONS AS HE BEGINS PRO CAREER

by David Rieder

Clark Smith just wrapped up his collegiate career at Texas with NCAA titles and American record-setting performances in both the 500 and 1650 free, and now he has take