Olympic gold medalist, Anthony Ervin, knows that stretching is a very important part of training. Following a routine increases flexibility and range of motion which increases performance ability and limits the chances of injury. (Image courtesy of FINIS)
The best way to build a swimmer’s strength and power, besides dryland training, is resistance training in the water. Once a swimmer has mastered the correct technique, it is important to improve their strength and muscular endurance in order to improve. (Image courtesy of FINIS)
Arena Athlete, Ruta Meilutyte, reacts with emotion after breaking the 100 meters breaststroke world record at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcleona, Spain. Almost half of all medals awarded in the pool and open water went to swimmers wearing Arena suits. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Madison Kennedy keeping it fun and swimming fast. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Platinum 2 Series Tech Suits (Image courtesy of Dolfin Swimwear)
“Caitlin is a talented and dedicated athlete, who is widely respected by teammates and coaches alike,” said Tim McCool, GM of Arena North America. “As a brand that stands for quality and speed, we are thrilled to not only add another one of the world’s fastest swimmers to our growing roster of Team USA athletes, but also to align with an ambassador who is as impressive in the water as she is out of it.” (Image courtesy of Arena)
Team SwimSpray’s masters swimmers won their category in the Trans Tahoe Relay at Lake Tahoe, Nevada/California. The team, comprised of Andrew Chadeayne (SwimSpray’s inventor), Easton Chen, Julia Peppiatt, Ming Ong, Amara Rivera, and Peter Wong (SwimSpray’s Chief Operating Officer) – finished first in the Mixed 114+ division and 33rd overall with a time of 4:13:54. (Photo courtesy SwimSpray)
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Hardcoreswim Partners with Olympian Tony Azevedo To Dive Deeply into Water Polo And Launch HardCorePolo Division
HardCoreSwim, Inc., a Southern California custom swimsuit company, has joined forces with 4-time Olympian Tony Azevedo to formally launch its HardCorePolo division, dedicated to the advancement and promotion of Water Polo by providing teams worldwide with superior custom water polo suits and water polo caps, all made in the USA. (Photo Courtesy of HardCoreSwim – Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Open water athletes, surfers and recreational swimmers with a fear of being eaten have a new line of defense against their fears, a new shark deterent technology for wetsuits.
SwimMAC Elite Madison Kennedy climbs the robe upside down! Yep! She does it flawlessly…just horsing around during “The Swimmer Calendar” photo shoot. (Courtesy of Andrew Day)
This is one of those crazy ideas that might just work.
Peter Verhoef has been hired as an assistant at Queens University in Charlotte, as head swim coach Jeff Dugdale has been promoted to Director of Aquatics. The university felt that this position was vital with the completion of the university’s new Levine Center. (Image courtesy of Queens University)
Year after year, season after season, swimmers across the country continue to get excited about Dolfin Uglies and they cannot wait to get their hands on the new prints
My old friend and swimswam partner, Keith Haden, president of All American Swim Supply, sent me this unit to test out.