Swimming World Magazine Parting Shots in Review – 2018

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It was another incredible year of photography for Swimming World Magazine Parting Shots in 2018.  We feature some of the best as our Parting Shots of each issue of our magazine.

Big names like Danas Rapsys, Jonathan Paredes, and Kathleen Baker graced the “Parting Shots” pages in the year of 2018.

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January 2018

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The UCLA men’s water polo team celebrates their 2017 NCAA Championship. The Bruins beat their crosstown rival USC by a score of 7-5.

[PHOTO COURTESY: CATHARYN HAYNES/KLC FOTOS]

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February 2018

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Danas Rapsys of Lithuania dominated the field in the men’s 200 free at the 2017 European Short Course Championships in December, finishing in a quick 1:40.85.

[PHOTO COURTESY: GIORGIO SCALA/DEEPBLUEMEDIA/INSIDEFOTO]

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March 2018

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Sophomore Cameron Craig of Arizona State University gives the “Forks UP” sign at MOna Plummer Aquatic Center in Tempe, Ariz. after the Sun Devils beat their hated rival Arizona Wildcats, Feb. 3, 203.5 to 94.5.

[PHOTO COURTESY: BLAKE BENARD]

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April 2018

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North Carolina State head coach Braden Holloway takes a “flying leap” into the pool after his Wolfpack men’s squad won the 2018 ACC Conference Championships. The win was NC State’s fourth consecutive ACC title.

[PHOTO COURTESY: SARAH D. DAVIS/THEACC.COM]

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May 2018

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Austin van Overdam of Texas A&M University competes at the 2018 Men’s DI NCAA Championships. The marks on his back are the result of cupping therapy – an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist uses special cups to create suction to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow and relaxation.

[PHOTO COURTESY: PETER H. BICK]

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June 2018

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Andrew Capobianco of Indiana University competes at the 2018 Men’s DI NCAA Championships. The Hoosier freshman finished third in the platform, eighth in 3-meter and 11th in 1-meter.

[PHOTO COURTESY: PETER H. BICK]

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July 2018

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Ali DeLoof of Club Wolverine takes a moment to mentally focus before her swim at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara, California.

[PHOTO COURTESY: BECCA WYANT]

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August 2018

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SWIMMING IN ARIZONA: Kennedy Noble, 14, YMCA Westside Silver Fins, competes in Oro Valley, just north of Tucson, with Pusch Ridge in the background.

[PHOTO COURTESY: MATT RUBEL OF RUBEL PHOTOGRAPHY]

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September 2018

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Kathleen Baker of Team Elite celebrates after breaking the world record in the 100 meter backstroke. Baker’s time of 58.00 beat the previous record of 58.19 set by Canada’s Kylie Masse last summer. Baker broke the record on July 28 in Irvine, Calif. while competing at the 2018 U.S. National Championships.

[PHOTO COURTESY: PETER H. BICK]

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October 2018

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Jonathan Paredes of Mexico dives from the 27-meter platform on Stari Most during the first competition day of the sixth stop at the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sept. 7, 2018.

[PHOTO COURTESY: DEAN TREML/RED BULL CONTENT POOL]

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November 2018

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An aerial shot of the University of Hawaii swim team provides a unique perspective. The photo was taken with a drone hovering over the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex during a Rainbow Warriors workout.

[PHOTO COURTESY: JONAS GUTZAT]

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December 2018

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The buzzer fires for the start of the women’s 200 medely relay at the 2018 B1G / ACC challenge held november 10-11 at Prudue University. The B1G women defeated the ACC women 251-102, while the B1G men squeezed by the ACC men 179-174.

[PHOTO COURTESY: PETER H. BICK]

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