Masters

Fifty Years Ago: ISHOF Remembers JFK

Kennedy had been a swimmer at Harvard when Kiphuth was coaching Yale. Swimming helped JFK survive WWII and become the war hero that helped launch his political career. He also swam in the White House pool almost every day to relieve his chronic bad back.

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The Water Is My Sky – Featured Video Teaser

“So I’ve found that…many swimmers (think) it’s a cruel sport.”

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David Marsh Fantasy Camp Vine Videos and Photos, an Inside Look

The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.

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What is the Rebecca Soni Experience

Swim Fit LA (SFLA) is proud to announce that we will be teaming up with six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni…

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North Carolina swimmers shatter Masters World Record in 200 Free Relay

The North Carolina Masters Swimming women’s 200 free relay set a new FINA Masters world record Sunday morning, going 1:48.08…

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2013 Golden Goggle Awards Silent Auction is now LIVE

Get excited swim fans! The 2013 Golden Goggle Awards Silent Auction is now LIVE online and open for bidding! One of the many items up for bidding is a lunch with Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones (featured image) and Rowdy Gaines.

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5 World Records in 1 day – Townsend rips in Masters debut

3 time Olympian and Olympic gold medalist Darian Townsend is no stranger to world records – he held the 200…

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50 Meter Butterfly Rewind – Video of Backwards Butterfly

Michael Phelps is fast, but could he swim butterfly backwards? He probably can, but until he does (with video proof), Walnut Creek Masters (WCM) Swim Team has taken on the challenge with impressive results.

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Lundgren Attempts 80 Mile Sea Of Cortez Crossing for Third Time

Paul Lundgren announced today that on November 5th, he will step into the waters in San Carlos, Mexico for his third attempt at swimming across the Sea of Cortez. If accomplished, it will be a World Record for the longest unassisted swim in history.

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Two Masters World Records for Fritz Bedford

Fritz Bedford of New Hampshire became the fastest backstroker in the world over age 50 last weekend, setting two world records at the 5th Annual UVAC Leaf Peepers Masters Meet.

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Ultra-Short Race-Pace Training Two-Day Seminar For Coaches, Swimmers and Swim Parents

Coaches, swimmers and parents have heard about Ultra-Short Race-Pace Training (USRPT), the revolutionary training methodology used by 14 year old swimming phenom, Michael Andrew. Now you have the opportunity to learn this method directly from the man who developed it.

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Sims Twins From Downers Grove, Illinois Both Verbally Commit to Academic Powerhouses

1980 Olympic Qualifier and Masters Swimming Champions David Sims is the patriarch of an impressive Sims swimming legacy that includes two new Division 1 commits.

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How to use Resisted and Assisted Sprint Training in Swimming

Most sprint coaches have beliefs about resisted and assisted speed training, and most of them are consistent. Most coaches agree that both of these forms of training need to be used simultaneously in a program to achieve optimal results.

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Nick Folker Leaves Cal to Reach Bigger Audience with BridgeAthletic Fitness Tech Company

Nick Folker, co-founder of BridgeAthletic, trains NBC TV star Natalie Morales and 12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin.

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2013 RCP Tiburon Mile – Feature Video

The 2013 male winner of the $10,000 prize was Mateusz Sawrymowicz from Poland. His time was 23:46. The 2013 female winner of the $10,000 prize was Ashley Twichell from the United States. Her time was 25:09.

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