Masters

Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol’s Love Affair with Water – Rich Roll Podcast

Aaron Peirsol gets the Rich Roll treatment, nearly two and half hours of conversation on the swim life, love of water, mentorship and the importance of sustainability & passion.

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Swim Job: South Jersey Aquatic Club seeks Head Masters Coach

The South Jersey Aquatic Club has existed for over 15 years in New Jersey. The program looks to provide the best aquatic experience through our lesson programs, age group team, aquatic exercise classes, and our masters team.

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5 Common “Masters-isms”

Masters swimmers have their quirks; here are just 5 of them.

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Racing in Memory of Fallen Veterans: 
The Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

The Germantown Maryland Masters are back this year with the 3rd Annual Solstice Meet, a short course meters competition that combines fast swimming and a friendly atmosphere with a touching tribute to our fallen veterans.

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Masters World Championships: An American Perspective by Nadine Day

Nadine’s two terms as USMS President have taken her on many swimming-related adventures, with Kazan 2015 being one of the highlights. Below is Nadine’s recap of the Masters World Championships.

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How Important Is Sleep For Swimmers?

Swimmers know nutrition and training are important components of athletic programs. But what about the importance of sleep? This often overlooked element of your day can enhance or sabotage your athletic performance

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Foods Swimmers Should Avoid While Training

Many factors determine how your training is going to go. Some foods can sabotage the many hours you spend training at the pool and the gym.

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Fritz Bedford Collects Two Masters World Records in Vermont

Fritz Bedford earned two Masters World Records while competing at the Annual UVAC Leaf Peepers Masters Mini Meet this weekend.

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Masters Swimming Ontario Back In Good Standing, Nationals Regain Sanction

Masters Swimming Ontario is back in good standing with its umbrella federations, a press release announced today.

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Expect the Unexpected: The 2015 Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic

Throughout the course of its 7-year history, the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida has proven to be more than just your average swim meet – and this year’s edition of the annual short course meters event was no exception.

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Donahue, Blackburn Break World Masters Records

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue of South Florida Aquatic Club definitely has a future as a masters swimmer.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Ashley Whitney to Lead Nashville Masters Team

1996 Olympic gold medalist Ashley Whitney has been appointed to a new leadership position at the Nashville Aquatic Club.

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Meet The Million Meter Man: Chris Smith

Chris has swum all his life. Having spent his childhood in Bermuda, he was swimming in the Atlantic Ocean before he was walking on beaches, “my mother couldn’t get me out of the water most of the time” he laughs

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Masters Swimming Ontario Suspended, 2016 Canadian Masters Nationals Loses Sanction

Masters Swimming Ontario has been suspended and is no longer in good standing with Swim Ontario, its provincial governing body.

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The Rowdy Gaines Classic: Fun, Fast and Friendly

The YMCA of Central Florida Masters team is excited to host the 7th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic, a unique short course meters meet whose unofficial motto is “Fast, Fun and Friendly”!

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