# Swimming World Magazine August 1983 Issue- PDF ONLY

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## Swimming World Magazine August 1983 Issue

FEATURES
American Swimming in the 1980s by Don Gambril & Steve Berizzi
The 1980s is a critical decade for American swimming which
will require a thorough cultivation of swimming talent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

LAB3: A Sneak Preview by Chris Georges & Ellen Abbene
Athletes, coaches and officials experienced a trial run at the Olympic pool . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Showtime in the Rockies by Richard Deal
National Sports Festival V was anything but dull . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Sue Walsh: Fast with a Smile by Mark Merfeld
America’s top backstroker maintains a fast pace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Truly, It’s Tracy at Seventeen by Bill Bell
6th 17 = 8 golds, 4 silvers for America’s No. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

The Times of their Lives by Chris Georges
Masters Nationals produced a record number of record swims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  33

Nobody’s Better than Mission or Mercersburg by Bill Bell
Mission and Mercersburg captured Swimming World’s mythical titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Breaststroke Kick by John Hencken
The breaststroke kick requires the right combination of a
streamlined recovery and a constant propulsive pressure on the feet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

The Pain and Joy of Being Recruited by Mark Merfeld
Mercer Island’s (Wash.) Mary Wayte shares her recruiting experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

High School Championship Comparisons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

High School All-America Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

DEPARTMENTS
U.S. Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
Age Group Swimmers . . . . . . . . . . . . .  36
High School News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
The College Scene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  69
Masters Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
International Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Synchronized Swimming . . . . . . . . . . . 76
For the Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Classified Ads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Olympic Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Index to Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94