Swimming World Presents “It’s Time,” An Interview With Janet Evans

“It’s Time”

It’s been 20 years since the Summer Games have been on U.S. soil, and threetime Olympian Janet Evans is on a mission to end that Olympic drought.

Los Angeles is among four candidates (Paris, Budapest and Rome are the others) bidding to host the 2024 Olympics. Serving as a vice chair and director of athlete relations for the LA 2024 organization, Olympian Janet Evans is a key liaison, keeping athletes involved in the Olympic bid process. Swimming World caught up with “Miss Perpetual Motion” in a recent interview.

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014 RIO RETROSPECT: HOLY SMOKES!
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016 RIO REPORT CARD
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021 “IT’S TIME!”
by Annie Grevers
It’s been 20 years since the Summer Games have been on U.S. soil, and threetime Olympian Janet Evans is on a mission to end that Olympic drought.

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022 SHOW ME THE MONEY
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030 NUTRITION: AROUND THE TABLE WITH CODY MILLER
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009 EARLY-SEASON SETS: SETTING THE STAGE
by Michael J. Stott
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010 LESSONS WITH THE LEGENDS: GEORGE BREEN
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012 SWIMMING TECHNIQUE MISCONCEPTIONS: LEVERAGE
by Rod Havriluk
While it is true a swimmer must exert considerable effort to begin the pull, it is not true that the effort produces considerable propulsion. In actuality, the perceived muscular effort (force) does not directly equate to the force applied to the water. The difference between muscular force and applied force is due to leverage—technically, the “mechanical advantage” of a lever.

042 Q&A WITH COACH RANDY ERLENBACH
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043 HOW THEY TRAIN STEPHEN HOLMQUIST & HUGO SYKES
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039 GOLDMINDS: CAN YOU REALLY CHANGE?
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045 UP & COMERS
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026 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
032 PREP SCHOOL DIRECTORY
046 GUTTER TALK
048 PARTING SHOT

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Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Circulation and Operations Manager at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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