Masters

Seeing Rio – Sara Isakovic back in the pool

Although she didn’t make a huge statement following the London Olympics, Sara Isakovic decided to take a step away from…

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Registration Open for World Masters in Montreal

Set for July 27 to Aug. 10 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, the event incorporates pool swimming and open water swimming, as well as diving, water polo and synchronized swimming.

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Open Water Swimming – the pool is good

It is well know amongst elite open water swimmers that if you want to be fast in the open water…

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How to Use the VASA Swim Trainer to Become a Smarter and Stronger Swimmer

This guest column was provided by and is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner, and Matt Kredich, the 2013 Swammy Award winning College Coach of the Year.

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North Bay Aquatics Masters Swimming, Feature Video

The story of how and why a group of otherwise perfectly normal people do a hard swim workout at 5:30 AM five days a week.

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How To Improve Stroke Cycles to Predict Closing Speed

“One of the most intriguing topics in my research has been freestyle stroke pulling indices (tempo, stroke length, cycle count), and its ability to predict the closing speed of eilte swimmers.”

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Above the surface – photo vault

Closing out the end of the calendar year is a good time to look back on some of the images…

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How Strength Training Affects Start & Turn Performances

The best ways to improve start and turn performances are found on land simply because one can manipulate force and power variables for optimal gains in explosiveness. Plyometric training for swimmers has shown drastic improvements for swimmers. (Featured Image: Jason Lezak)

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Canada’s Hedlin Leads Charge at the Solstice 100 in La Jolla

Celebrating the turn back to more sunlight, the Wind-n-Sea Masters Swimming hosted the first annual “Solstice 100”  at the Coggan…

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Records dropping in New England

While a lot of people were focused on the frigid temperatures and snow in the northeast a bunch of hardy…

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Dr. Andrew Chadeayne Tells His Story of Inventing SwimSpray

FROM DR. CHADEAYNE: “SwimSpray’s best selling point is that it actually works – my hair isn’t crunchy or dead anymore. My skin doesn’t burn or itch. Getting the chlorine off after swimming feels great.”

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Art of the Cap: Nathan Adrian x Gianmarco Magnani

Sprint star Nathan Adrian, who won gold in the 100m Freestyle in London, partnered with celebrated Peruvian illustrator Gianmarco Magnani to create a swim cap that pays tribute to his hard-working hometown of Bremerton, Washington, and its ship-building history.

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Art of the Cap: Dana Vollmer x Jessica Hische

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer teamed up with letterer and illustrator Jessica Hische to create her limited edition swim cap for Speedo USA.

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Art of the Cap: Cullen Jones x Jolby & Friends

Olympic gold medalist and swim safety advocate Cullen Jones teamed up with Jolby & Friends, a collaborative creative studio based in Portland, Oregon, to design a swim cap for those who “dare to be different.”

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Art of the Cap: Natalie Coughlin x Adhemas Batista

Natalie Coughlin, the most decorated U.S. female Olympian of all time, and Adhemas Batista, a Brazilian artist whose innovative illustrations and designs feature bold, beautiful colors, created a lyrical swim cap inspired by Natalie’s love of the ocean.

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