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SW Biweekly 10-21-19 -Skins Game - How ISL Team Tactics Can Save Triple-Point Skins

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In this issue of SW Biweekly, read about how the ISL team tactics can save Triple-Point Skins, and lessons they’ve learned as they set their sights on upcoming Las Vegas. Also featured are Cate and Bronte Campbell, racing each other for ISL skins; Connor Dwyer announces his retirement in light of a 20 month suspension for anabolic agents; Simone Manuel, Caeleb Dressel announced as finalists for the 2019 Team USA Awards; Nancy Hogshead-Makar receives the 2019 Play The Game Award for safe sport advocacy; Top two American women open water swimmers Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell pull out of ANOC World Beach Games in Qatar, honoring the memory of Fran Crippen by refusing to swim in unsafe water conditions; USA Swimming confirms they will officially recognize American records set at ISL meets; and Swimming World’s 2019 Prep School Directory and Holiday Gift Guide!


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FEATURES

009 SIMONE MANUEL, CAELEB DRESSEL ANNOUNCED AS FINALISTS FOR 2019 TEAM USA AWARDS
by Andy Ross
The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee announced the 30 finalists for the 2019 Team USA Awards. The six award winners will be announced during the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, held Nov. 19 at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. NBC will televise the event on Dec. 22.

010 CONNOR DWYER SUSPENDED 20 MONTHS AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR ANABOLIC AGENT; ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
by Andy Ross
Two-time U.S. Olympian Conor Dwyer was suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for an anabolic agent in out-of-competition tests collected on Nov. 15, Nov. 27 and Dec. 20, 2018.

011 NANCY HOGSHEAD-MAKAR RECEIVES THE 2019 PLAY THE GAME AWARD FOR SAFE SPORT ADVOCACY
by Craig Lord
Nancy Hogshead-Makar, the 1984 Olympic 100 meter freestyle champion, head of Champion Women and a longtime advocate for safe sport, was honored with the biennial Play the Game Award.

012 HOW TEAM TACTICS CAN SAVE TRIPLE-POINT SKINS: LEAGUE LESSONS ON ISL’S ROAD TO VEGAS
by Craig Lord

014 HALEY ANDERSON & ASHLEY TWICHELL STAY SAFE/HONOR FRAN CRIPPEN BY PULLING OUT OF QATAR BEACH GAMES
by Craig Lord
Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell, the top two American women open water swimmers announced they would not race at the ANOC World Beach Games in Qatar as planned because water temperatures were expected to exceed the upper limits imposed after the death of their fellow American, Fran Crippen, in 2010.

017 USA SWIMMING TO OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZE AMERICAN RECORDS SET IN ISL MEETS
by Andy Ross
USA Swimming confirmed that it will recognize American records set in International Swimming League competitions as official records—unlike FINA, the sport’s governing body, with world records. FINA’s decision has caused discourse among the athletes competing in the ISL.

018 ALASKAN HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM OK AFTER PLANE OVERSHOOTS RUNWAY
by Daniel D’Addona
A twin-engine airplane carrying an Alaskan high school swim team recently crashed after going off the runway in Alaska. Although two passengers suffered critical injuries and 10 more received medical care, members of the swim team were reported OK after the plane went off the runway by nearly 500 feet and came to a rest just short of the Bering Sea.

019 2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

024 SISTER SKINS AT ISL MEET: CATE CAMPBELL IN A PINCER WITH SPRINT SIBLING BRONTE ROARING TO GO FOR LONDON
by Craig Lord

028 SUN YANG HAS HEARING CONFIRMED FOR NOVEMBER 15 BY COURT OF ARBITRATION
by Craig Lord
The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed that a public hearing is set for Nov. 15 at the Conference Center of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in Montreux, Switzerland. The court will hear a challenge to a decision of the FINA Doping Panel to allow world record holder Sun Yang of China to escape penalty despite a series of warnings and cautions issued to the swimmer after an acrimonious four-hour argument in September 2018 with testing agents from the IDTM agency hired by FINA.

029 ON THE RECORD WITH TONY KARAMAN, REFEREE AND FORMER WATER POLO PLAYER AND COACH
by Michael Randazzo
Tony Karaman, originally from Croatia and who now lives in Los Angeles, met with Swimming World to speak about his life in water polo, his son’s career at USC, and how East and West continue to diverge when it comes to success in the sport.

034 2019 PREP SCHOOL DIRECTORY

040 PARTING SHOT

 

1 comment

  1. Tim Welting

    What are skins?