Just returned from my first Conference Champs in the NCAA where swimmers actually competed with athletes in another conference – an opportunity to make new friends, test your endurance, and observe the sport from a new perspective.
Enough ice dancing. Enough speed skating. Enough skeleton-ing. Enough about Norway.
During my children’s age group years, there were always a few parents that I didn’t “get.”
Among the 17 killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday was a…
If you’re like most of us, you’ve spent a good amount of time over the past week plopped down on your couch, watching the Winter Games in PyeongChang and cheering for the Red, White, and Blue.
Once upon a time, a student was assigned a research paper by his professor. This was a good student who took great pride in his studies and worked very hard to maintain a competitive GPA.
Nicole Phelps, the wife of the most-decorated Olympian swimmer in history Michael Phelps, gave birth to the couple’s 2nd child on…
A delicious fundraiser is headed for the San Francisco area with several Olympians set to compete in the BIG sMAC DOWN burger eating pageant.
We all can point to valuable life lessons kids learn from swimming such as time management, hard work, good sportsmanship, persistence, goal setting, etc.
I have a confession to make. My confession is that I’m a pure land mammal. I was never a swimmer like you are.
What is it that makes you a nightmare to compete against? What is it about your swimming skill set that makes the biggest difference in your performance?
Regardless of how talented, fast, or experienced, there may be one common area where swimmers struggle – self-doubt. Whether during practice or behind the blocks, we sell ourselves short by thinking we are not capable of reaching our highest potential.
Almost half of voters said they were most excited for the women’s Pac-12 Championships compared to the other four major conference meets to take place this month.
One goal of swim parenting is to keep our kids in the water, if that’s what they choose. We don’t want to be one of the reasons why they’ve given up on their dreams and love of swimming.