SW Biweekly: The Importance of Mental Health

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Read about the importance of mental health as presented by prominent advocates in the swimming world, including Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe, Missy Franklin, and Allison Schmitt, plus Ryan Lochte’s latest rehab strategy to dominate the Tokyo Olympics, and Sean Hutchison’s ban from coaching. Catch up on the latest news from the pools, like the exciting results of the MPSF Men’s Water Polo Invitational, triathlete Amy Javens’ take on Ironman, meet the latest Arizona Wildcat, a friendly introduction to Masters swimming, and this season’s most popular smoothie trends to perk up your fitness routine. And of course, more!


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FEATURES

010  DONNA EDELBAUM AND BILL JONES PROVE THAT AGE IS JUST A NUMBER
by Lianne McCluskey
Now in their 80s, Maine Masters teammates Donna Edelbaum and Bill Jones continue to love the sport of swimming and want to encourage others to give it a try.

013  5 KEYS TO A QUICK RECOVERY FROM INJURY
by J.P. Mortenson
Here are five ways to recover from injury from the perspective of a swimmer who overcame a lower-back stress fracture and is currently recovering from back surgery.

016  WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO DRINK TO SWIM FAST?
by Olivia Wile
Believe it or not, beetroot juice, pickle juice and protein powder might just be what you need to improve your recovery after workout and possibly improve your performance! These three drinks could help with less cramping, more oxygen and more muscle mass.

018  12-YEAR-OLD COLTON HOFFMAN OFFICIALLY BECOMES AN ARIZONA WILDCAT
by Chandler Brandes
Team IMPACT, a national nonprofit organization, connects children who have chronic illness—like 12-year-old Colton Hoffman—with local college athletic teams with the intention to form lifelong bonds.

020  2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

024  STANFORD FRUSTRATES TOP-RANKED TROJANS IN MPSF MEN’S WATER POLO OPENER
by Michael Randazzo
After winning 17 straight men’s water polo matches this season, the nation’s top-ranked USC Trojans lost its Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference opener, 13-11, to the third-ranked Stanford Cardinal.

026  CAN’T BEAT THE TROJANS TWICE! USC TOPS STANFORD FOR 2018 MPSF INVITE MEN’S WATER POLO TITLE
by Michael Randazzo
After losing to Stanford a week earlier for its first loss of the season, USC returned the favor with a 10-9 victory at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Invitational title match at Stanford’s Avery Aquatic Center.

028  SAYING GOODBYE TO SWIMMING:  A YEAR OF LASTS
by Isabelle Robuck
What does the future hold for college seniors when it’s time for them to hang up their cap and goggles?

030  2018 PREP SCHOOL DIRECTORY

038  RYAN LOCHTE ENTERING REHAB FOR ALCOHOL ADDICTION
by Andy Ross
TMZ Sports and Yahoo! Sports reported that four-time Olympian Ryan Lochte, who has been battling from alcohol addiction for many years, is seeking treatment and will enter a rehab program with hopes of “conquering the disease…and returning to dominance in the pool in his fifth Olympics in Tokyo in 2020.”

039  U.S. CENTER FOR SAFESPORT PERMANENTLY BANS SEAN HUTCHISON
by Taylor Brien
Sean Hutchison, the former coach of Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith, has been permanently banned by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. A complaint for damages in a civil suit filed earlier this year by Kukors Smith against Hutchison includes sexual abuse of a minor, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

040  NOT YOUR TYPICAL IRONMAN
by Devin Javens
In this Q&A, triathlete Amy Javens talks about her experiences in athletics—particularly Ironman events—and her life as a professional athlete and coach.

044  ALWAYS TIME FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
by Jamie Kolar
October celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week. Although mental health has always been important, it has been presented in a new light with prominent advocates in the swimming world, including Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe, Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt.

046  USA SWIMMING’S CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER MATT FARRELL STEPPING DOWN FOR GOLF CHANNEL ROLE
by Andy Ross

047  PARTING SHOT

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