Nothing makes the grind of sitting through a four-hour prelim session even longer for a swim parent than listening to an annoying public address announcer – or one that cannot be clearly heard.
Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.
Ryan Lochte sides with the shark when Great White battles Great Gold (Michael Phelps) on the Discovery Channel on July 23rd.
2017 FINA World Championships start in less than a week, and you can get the SwimSwam Magazine World Championships Preview as a digital issue now.
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Legendary swimmer Cynthia “Sippy” Woodhead broke her first world record at age 14 and won a silver medal in the 1984 Olympics six years later. She now enjoys life on deck as a swim parent.
“A coach once told me that his favorite swim parents are the ones who jump in and help–wherever they are needed–and don’t expect anything in return. Keep that in mind, especially at swim meets.”
Can we try too hard to achieve our goals in the pool? Is there a point where our passion for our swimming becomes counter-productive?
Athletes Connected was created to provide athletes with support, coping skills and breakdown stigma surrounding mental health so that athletes would be more likely to address their mental wellness…
British superstar Adam Peaty wore a different kind of suit as he waltzed into the Royal Box of Wimbledon this week.
Swimming teaches our children so many life lessons on a daily basis.
The journey towards swimming for the Harvard men wasn’t always an easy one, and Schuyler initially postponed his enrollment at Harvard.
Almost two-thirds of voters predicted that Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom would win four gold medals at the 2017 World Championships.
Of course, not everyone can say they are spending their summer training for the national championship meet.
Today is my birthday. My 14th Year as a swim mom and I’ll spend it at a meet.