Downhill Swimming: Freestyle

Imagine the pool you’re currently swimming in gets tipped downhill… Think of the momentum you could create swimming downhill versus a steady uphill grind!  The first thing we consider [...]

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The Final 24 Hours Before RACE TIME!

24:00   The day before your event, try to wake up at roughly the same time that you plan on being up on race day. This lets you do a practice run of your plan for the following day. The goal is [...]

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How do You Balance School and Swimming?

1. Productive, successful people commit themselves to the cultivating their time management.  For swimmers who balance the rigors of school with the requirements for swimming – the struggle [...]

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The Pyramid of Achievement

About the Authors: Markus Rogan won two Olympic medals and broke two world records during his swimming career.  He carried the flag for Austria at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games [...]

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An Olympian’s Biggest Laugh

We asked a few Olympians when they have laughed the hardest during practice. Their answers: Julia Smit 2008 Olympian  “My first week at Stanford we did this relay after practice. At one end of [...]

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