Never Too Old to Dream

Getting Back Into The Swimming State Of Mind

Labor Day marked my two-year anniversary of when I started training to swim competitively at the age of 53.

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Never Too Old To Dream: Battling Through The Pain

It’s now been about a year and a half since I started trying to swim competitively, and I’ve been laid up for the past three months or so.

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Jerome Smith Doesn’t Let Heart Problems Stop Him From Swimming

After suffering a heart attack six years ago, Jerome Smith’s heart only pumps at 34 percent of a healthy one. But that hasn’t kept the 73-year-old from blasting away at SCAQ Masters swim workouts. And now he plans to compete in his first swim meet in 15 years.

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It’s Time To Jump In Feet First And Sink Or Swim

It’s been about 14 months since I took up competitive swimming. I grew up with a pool in my backyard, but never began training with purpose until I was nearly 53 years old.

How to Have Your Own Joseph Schooling Moment

What Schooling’s victory means for the future of swimming

Training for Judd Cribbs First 50 Freestyle

Judd Cribbs shares with us how is 11 month training has been, and if he has finally been able to conquer the flip turn, and the compete in the 50 free.

WATCH Lilly King Swim #4 100 Breaststroke of All-Time (Race Video)

Watch below as Indiana freshman breaststroker Lilly King swims the 4th-fastest 100 yard breaststroke in history. King who is also the…

Why Are There No Old(er) Distance Swimmers?

Every Olympic cycle brings more stories of aged sprinters, but where are they in the long races?

Never too Old to Dream: Getting Back in Shape

It’s now been four months since I started getting back into shape, and I feel like I can swim farther and stronger. Not far and strong, mind you, but farther and stronger.

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Age Defying Torres Faces Legal Battle

Dara Torres is a legend in the pool, and that has made her very marketable to brands looking to capitalize on her resume.

Kelsi Worrell: I Was Hoping to Just Hit My Walls and Learn Something From This Meet”

Kelsi Worrell swam a 50.17 in the 100 yard butterfly on day 3 of the 2015 ACC Championships in Atlanta,…

Wozny: First Meet Jitters…Or Not

Jessica Hardy has swum in many swim meets. Ashley Wozny has not. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

Wozny: A Shakespearean Take on Swimming

Ashley Wozny talks about how swimmers at every level of the sport need support to achieve their goals. (Photo, for no particular reason other than it being a great photo, of Molly Hannis at the Charlotte Grand Prix: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Wozny: Not All Pools Are Created Equal

A pool is more than four walls and some water. Every pool has a special meaning and feeling to each of us. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Wozny: Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

The time is melting off for Ashley Wozny as she digs further into Masters’ Swimming. (©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Ashley Wozny: The Honeymoon is Over

The Honeymoon period is the best part of any relationship. Ashley Wozny just had her first fight with swimming. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Wozny: Think Schmitty Thoughts – My First Time Trial

As I approached my first ever competition-like swim, I channeled my inner Schmitty. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

From Swim Fan to SwimSwam

Superstars like Elizabeth Beisel have inspired many to venture into competitive swimming; few of those began at age 23. Ashley Wozny begins her journey now. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)