Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: How to battle nerves before a big race

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What’s Alyssa’s advice on battling nerves before your  big race? Take 2 deep breaths and smile. It’s so simple, but it works! Try it. You’ll be glad you did.

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About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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