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Practice + Pancakes: Fastest Man in DII History Highlights Drury Taper Workout

This was highlighted by Karol Ostrowski (NCAA DII record-holder in the 50/100 free, 18.92/41.25), Kham Glass (19.6, 43.8) and Oleksii Khnykin (19.6, 42.8). 


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Practice + Pancakes: Mizzou Women Hit Tuesday Pace, Men Bellyflop into Power

I stopped by Mizzou for a Tuesday PM practice. The women got in first while the men lifted, then the men got in while the women hit the gym. 

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Practice + Pancakes: Badger Swim Club Takes on 24x50s Best Average in 50yd Pool

Jack Collins was running today’s main set, which included 3 rounds of 3×100 at 1:20 followed by 8×50 best average in Badger’s 50yd outdoor pool


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Practice + Pancakes: Penn Breaststroke Group Goes SCM Pace 50s, Friday Power

University of Pennsylvania, the new home to national teamer (200 breast) and freshman Matt Fallon, is no stranger to elite breaststroke

Practice + Pancakes: Legendary Jim Ellis Takes Us Through a Workout with PDR

Ellis along with Tracy Freeland, a PDR alum who now coaches, ran this Thursday pm workout that had a heavy emphasis on body position and technique

Practice + Pancakes: Greater Somerset Y Gets Up for 6×400 SCM

Swimmer highlights within this group included Cal commit Rob Alexy and Anna Moesch, a Nat’l Jr Teamer who just moved to the GSY (this was her 3rd day). 

Practice + Pancakes: Nat’l Jr Teamers Highlight Long Island Lactate Set

LIAC also boasts 2 newly appointed members of the national junior team in Tess Howley and Cavan Gormsen. You can see them going head-to-head

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Practice + Pancakes: Columbia Men Tackle 30×50 IM, Drag Sprints, and Hoop Jumps

I took the train to the upper west side of Manhattan, where the Columbia men kicked things off on a Friday morning with the “Friday Morning Special”

Practice + Pancakes: 3 Workouts for 1 with Princeton Men on Tuesday Afternoon

Head coach Matt Crispino had 3 groups going: IM (200 IM anaerobic focus), middle-distance (200 pace), and sprint (25’s fast with gear). 

Practice + Pancakes: Waterloo Swimming Gets Meet Ready w/ Tuesday AM Stations

Waterloo was getting ready for a meet that week and on this particular Tuesday morning had a few pretty dynamic resistance stations going.

Practice + Pancakes: ASC Builds Mecca for College Swimmers in Austin

This diverse group includes the likes of Dean Farris, Dakota Luther, John Shebat, Will Licon, Alvin Jiang, and Ema Rajic, to name a few.

FORM Wins Red Dot Design Award For FORM Smart Swim Goggles

The renowned Red Dot and iF Design Competitions have awarded FORM Smart Swim Goggles with their prestigious product design awards.

Staying Competitive in Uncertain Times

For all competitive swimmers and athletes, the current COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions pose unique challenges to their lives.

Beyond the Pancakes: Building a “Total Development” Team Culture

Jorgensen puts a heavy emphasis on a “total development” culture, focusing on building his team as athletes, students, and overall people

Practice + Pancakes: Kentucky Throws Down 30×[email protected]:30 Long Course

The Wednesday morning after the University of Kentucky got in some quality 200 pace work, they opted for Max VO2: 30×50 @ 1:30, best average.