Swimming World Magazine January 2019 Issue – PDF ONLY

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Swimming World Magazine January 2019 Issue

In this issue:

FEATURES

016  THE TOP 5 STORIES OF 2018
by David Rieder

020  2018 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
by Taylor Brien, Erin Keaveny and Michael Randazzo
Diving: Ren Qian & Yang Jian
Synchro: Svetlana Kolesnichenko
Water Polo: Sabrina van der Sloot & Aleksandar Ivovic
Disabled: Carlotta Gilli & Ihar Boki

022  READY TO MAKE THEIR MOVE
by David Rieder
With the start of a new year, several rising stars are poised to take their talents to the next level, and could very well make their mark at this summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

026  LEAVING HER LEGACY
by Dan D’Addona
Siobhan Haughey’s teammates see the University of Michigan senior as a fierce competitor, an incredible leader who leads by example as well as someone who is kind and compassionate. She’s an inspiration not only to her Wolverine teammates, but also to her people back home in Hong Kong.

028  2018 WORLD & AMERICAN RECORD PROGRESSION
by Taylor Brien

030  BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND THE SCIENCE OF SWIMMING
by Bruce Wigo
Just over 50 years ago, Benjamin Franklin was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame for his “contributions” to the sport. But this article is not about what Franklin did for swimming—it is about what swimming did for Franklin.

COACHING

010  LESSONS WITH THE LEGENDS:  HOBIE BILLINGSLEY
by Michael J. Stott

014  SWIMMING TECHNIQUE CONCEPTS: DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPTIMAL MODEL FOR TECHNIQUE: PART 5—BODY BASE OF SUPPORT FOR BUTTERFLY
by Rod Havriluk
During a typical butterfly stroke, the continuously changing angle of the torso seriously compromises the stability of the shoulder (the body base of support). An optimal technique model maintains a level torso with minimal vertical motion of the shoulder, so a swimmer can benefit from more propulsion, easier control of arm movements and faster swimming velocity.

025  SPECIAL SETS: TRAINING FOR A NEW YEAR
by Michael J. Stott
While the new year promises new beginnings for swimmers, it also means continued training toward season-ending championships. This month, Swimming World takes a look at how Racer X Aquatics (Cheswick, Pa.) approaches its January training.

036  INSPIRING SWIMMERS…AND TESTING LIMITS (Part 1)
by Michael J. Stott
Inspiration and motivation to complete a task in swimming, indeed life, can come from many different sources. It can come from within, a family member, coach, teammates or some other external source.

043  Q&A WITH COACH TODD DESORBO
by Michael J. Stott

044  HOW THEY TRAIN:  RYAN BAKER AND LAINE REED
by Michael J. Stott

042  DRYSIDE TRAINING: HAPPY NEW “YOU”!
by J.R. Rosania

JUNIOR SWIMMER

034  GOLDMINDS: POSITIVE PARENT POINTERS (Part 1) 
by Wayne Goldsmith

046  UP & COMERS: ELLA ZIEGERT 
by Taylor Brien

COLUMNS

008  A VOICE FOR THE SPORT
013  BEYOND THE YARDS
019  OFFICIAL WORD
033  DID YOU KNOW?
047  GUTTER TALK
048  PARTING SHOT

ON THE COVER

Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey is an eight-time All-American and 11-time AA Honorable Mention. Last year, she finished second at NCAAs in the 200 yard free, fourth in the 100 and won the B-Final of the 200 IM. In 2016 at Rio, she set a Hong Kong national record in the 200 meter free and finished 13th. She was the first swimmer from her country in 64 years
to make an Olympic semifinal. (See feature, page 26. ) [ PHOTO BY DAN D’ADDONA ]