SWIM SPEED STROKES breakS down the pull, kick, core movement, and timing of elite swimmers PVK, Rebecca Soni, Aaron Peirsol, Rowdy Gaines, Ashley Whitney, Vlad Morozov, Ariana Kukors, Andrew Gemmell, Laura Sogar, Nicolas Fink, Elizabeth Beisel, Doug Reynolds & Melanie Margalis.
The inaugural 2014 Youth Fantasy Camp for ages 12-17 will be held October 9–12, followed by an adult Fantasy Camp for ages 18 and older from October 17-19. Space is limited, with registration deadlines on September 3 for youth camp and September 10 for adult camp.
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Mike Brady has been added to the staff at the Central Florida YMCA. He comes to the program from the Northwest North Carolina YMCA, where his girls team finished 8th at this summer’s YMCA Long Course National Championship meet.
If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.
The Youth Fantasy Camp will feature coaches David Marsh and Todd Schmitz, current National Team athlete Anthony Ervin, and swimming icon Mel Stewart. The Adult Fantasy Camp will feature coach Bruce Gemmel, current National Team athlete Nathan Adrian, and swimming icons Rowdy Gaines and Debbie Meyer.
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The national tour features new USA Swimming Foundation’s Ambassadors Nathan Adrian, Janet Evans, Anthony Ervin (featured image), as well as Olympic Gold Medalists Rowdy Gaines, Jason Lezak, Jessica Hardy, and two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton.
The buzz on deck last night, as expected, came during the final of the men’s 100 fly – the crowd…
Adrian was first at the turn touching in at 23.00 on his feet. Ryan Lochte came off the wall with a great underwater dolphin kick, but wasn’t able to put himself in competition with Adrian, who smoked the rest of the field by over a full second touching the wall in 48.23.
The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.
As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.
Great Coaching Opportunity at YMCA of Central Florida to Build World Class Program with Rowdy Gaines
Courtesy of YMCA of Central Florida A unique opportunity to work with the best in Aquatics, Rowdy Gaines a three…
“Having an ambassador like Rowdy is an incredible asset for us as we work to not only raise our brand profile, but also to grow the sport of swimming,” said Tim McCool, Vice President and General Manager of Arena North America.
Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Television color commentator and former Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines will be taking over direction of 30 Orlando-area YMCAs to create a new SwimMAC-type super-club system.