Swimming World Magazine August 2012 Issue- PDF ONLY



Swimming World Magazine August 2012 Issue

In this issue:

8 U.S. Olympic Trials: The Best is Yet to Come by John Lohn and Jason Marsteller

19 Olympic Predictions: Bring It On! by John Lohn

Eight days of swimming action will unfold at the London Aquatics Centre, July 28-Aug. 4. During that time, dreams will be both realized and crushed. What we do know is this: the Olympics will feature heated, spectacular battles in all distances and strokes.

23 Male High School Swimmer of the Year: A Bright Future by Jason Marsteller

Not only did Jack Conger have a record-setting high school season on his way to being named Swimming World’s Male High School Swimmer of the Year, but the junior from Our Lady of Good Counsel in Maryland went on to final in both backstroke events at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

24 Female High School Swimmer of the Year: The Right Choice by Jeff Commings

After deciding to keep her amateur status, Missy Franklin, a junior at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo., was named Swimming World’s Female High School Swimmer of the Year.

26 Nutrition Choices of the Stars by Jeff Commings

This is the second of a three-part series on nutrition choices by some of swimming’s elite athletes. This month’s focus: nutrition during workout.

28 Dryside Training: Look Fit and Swim Fast! by J.R. Rosania

30 Q&A with Coach Al Boelk by Michael J. Stott

32 How They Train: Chase Gross by Michael J. Stott

34 American Relay by Judy Jacob

35 TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month

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