Swimming World Magazine April 2012 Issue- PDF ONLY



Swimming World Magazine April 2012 Issue

In this issue:

7 Lane Lines to London sponsored by Competitor by Jason Marsteller
This month’s regional Olympic preview features Europe.

13 2012 Olympic Preview: Diving by Emily Sampl
Four years ago, Chinese divers captured seven out of a possible eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics. The story could be much the same in London.

14 Olympic Flashback: 1960-72 by Jeff Commings with special contributions by Steve Johnson

16 Going the Distance(s) by John Lohn
China’s Sun Yang, the world record holder in the men’s 1500 meter freestyle, is the favorite for a gold medal in that event come London. And he also has the ability to medal in the 200 and 400 free as well.

18 Top 12 World Masters of 2011 by Jason Marsteller

19 Pool’s Edge: Mindful Swimming by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen

20 Dryside Training: Hard Core! by J.R. Rosania

22 Q&A with Coach Dawn Dill by Michael J. Stott

25 How They Train: Wyatt Ubellacker by Michael J. Stott

29 Peer Coaching: Sharing the Load by Michael J. Stott
While it doesn’t take a village to teach a swimmer, a little help from a friend can go a long way.

31 USSSA: Learning through Repetition by Lory Kirk

33 National Age Group Record Setter by Judy Jacob

34 American Relay by Judy Jacob

35 TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month

36 Goldminds: The Performance Puzzle by Wayne Goldsmith
Swimming fast is like solving a puzzle. Your success in swimming is determined by how effectively you put the pieces of the “swimming performance puzzle” together.

6 A Voice for the Sport
38 Lane 9/Gutter Talk
39 For the Record
43 Calendar
46 Parting Shot