On Thanksgiving, 135 of the Walnut Creek Masters, ranging in ages from 19 – 80, including at least 6 families with multiple generations in the water, gathered once again to enjoy the best practice of the year — But this time with some enhanced thankfulness for the basic things like clean air and blue skies that we take so for granted that we don’t even consider them until they are gone.
The important thing to remember is; your legacy or career is not dependent on how well you perform in your last competition.
The Camp Fire in Northern California has burned more than 150,000 acres in California and claimed at least 84 lives. For Walnut Creek Masters, the tragedy around them brings new perspective to being thankful.
Can’t stand one more conversation about the ACA or immigration policy? Give your table talk a nice douse of chlorine on Thursday with these 5 topical conversation starters.
This is a great time to reflect on the blessings of swimming. We have the best coaches, athletes and parents of any sport I have been connected with – and that list is long. So as we stop and thank everyone, here are the traits we admire in each of the sport’s important players. These kinds of leaders, are the heart of SwimGiving.
Olympic gold medalist Maya DiRado’s team is vying to win $10,000 for the USO.
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Marcus has lost almost 300 pounds. He started simply, by walking and making better eating decisions. After some progress, he turned to triathlon and then to IRONMAN events.
It appeared that whether you were a sprinter or distance swimmer had little to no bearing on whether you were ready to walk out the door in 10 minutes or 2 hours.
No one wants to stare at blank, inspiration-less walls when swimming inside. Here are 8 ways to spice up your aquatic environment to see your squad through the season.
My 13-year-old daughter doesn’t always respond well or appreciate what I say to her after she races. Do you have any suggestions about offering praise or making comments about swims?
Another active swimmer will juggle a professional sports career with being a brand new dad, in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.
Not that goggles and caps aren’t useful, but maybe try something out of the ordinary this gift-giving season. Check out Retta Claus’ gift recommendations for 2018!
Just over half of voters predicted that we would see the first man ever to break 20 seconds in the 50-meter (short course) freestyle at Short Course Worlds in December.
Remember, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” You can do it. Never give up.