Swimming World Biweekly: Austin Powers-Yeah Baby! The Stars Shine Bright In Texas!

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008 2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AUSTIN: DAY 1 FINALS RECAP
by Jason Marsteller
A full recap from night one in Austin, featuring the 100 Free, 200 Breaststroke, 100 Butterfly and 400 Freestyle.

OH, THE PARENTS YOU’LL MEET ( AT A SWIM MEET )
by Emma Miller
Scattered intermittently throughout the piles of stray equipment, the throngs of cheering teammates, and the clumps of exhausted swimmers sit an integral part of every athlete’s life: the parents.South Africa: Neville Smith (RSA)

012 2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AUSTIN: DAY 2 FINALS RECAP
by Jason Marsteller
The full recap from night two in Austin, featuring the 400 IM, 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle.

016 2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AUSTIN: DAY 3 FINALS RECAP
by Jason Marsteller
The full recap from night three in Austin, featuring the 200 Butterfly, 100 Breaststroke, 100 Backstroke, 200 IM, 800 Freestyle and 1500 Freestyle.

020 WATCH KATIE LEDECKY BLAST THE 800 FREE WORLD RECORD
by Delaney Lanker
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky destroyed her women’s 800-meter free world record at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Austin. With video link.

022 THE UTTER DOMINANCE AND UNPRECE­DENTED VERSATILITY OF KATIE LEDECKY
by David Rieder
When you woke up this morning, you were probably still in awe of what Katie Ledecky pulled off in Austin. To recap, she broke her own world record in the 800 free at the Arena Pro Swim Series meet, clocking in at 8:06.68.

027 WHERE WOULD I BE WITHOUT SWIMMING?
by Grace Hoffman
Swimming is a sport in which the training is hard and results may or may not come. We push ourselves everyday with the hopes that we’ll drop time in maybe one race. Is the amount of training that you put yourself through

028 3 REASONS WHY YOUR MENTAL GAME IS IMPORTANT
by Courtney Bartholomew
As swimmers, we can swim back and forth in a pool for hours. On top of that, we don’t just paddle around, but the sets are difficult and at times push us to the edge of our physical capacity. However, swimmers don’t need to only be physically tough, but also mental­ly tough to complete long, grueling practices that sap our energy.

030 GRANT HOUSE DOWNS LEGENDARY JOE HUDEPOHL MEET RECORD AT 2016 SOUTH­WEST OHIO CLASSIC
by Jason Marsteller
Grant House and Madelyn Shaffer both had amazing meets at the 2016 Southwest Ohio Classic, but House had the biggest score by taking down a legendary Joe Hudepohl meet record from 1992.

032 4 SIGNS THAT THE BUTTERFLY LIFE HAS CHOSEN YOU
by Katlynn Emaus
Once I had a coach tell me that butterfly was the easiest stroke. At the time I just looked at him and rolled my eyes but, here I am years later, a Division 1 butterflier, and I might have come to believe him.

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