Splash Digital features Top 10 List
The January-February 2015 edition of Splash Digital is now available online and as a mobile app for your iPad and iPhone. Here’s a look at some of the stories you’ll find in this issue.
Catching Up with Scott Spann
During his many years as a competitive swimmer, Scott Spann absorbed many valuable lessons that helped him succeed in the sport as well as life.
Mike Gustafson: The Weight of it All
The other day, a swim mom came into my bookstore and asked, “Should my 14-year-old son do weights?”
Team USA Selects Captains, Set for BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series
Team USA selected its four captains for this week’s BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series, which opens Friday at Perth’s HBF Stadium.
20 Question Tuesday: Abbey Weitzeil
Abbey Weitzeil has come on strong. The Cal signee put on quite a show in 2014. She talks about what she has her sights set on down the road, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Quick Heels in Breaststroke
Being able to effectively move your heels quickly from streamline to the position where you set your kick is one the elements that separates great breaststrokers from good ones.
Mike's Mailbag: Dealing with Unkind Teammates
I am a senior swimmer and have been struggling to continue wanting to swim because of unkind teammates. Can you give me any advice?
USA Swimming Seeking Athlete Services Assistant
USA Swimming is seeking an Athlete Services Assistant to assist the Athlete Services Director and the National Team Division with Athlete Services and National Team international competition preparation.
Abbey Weitzeil: Proof in the Pool
In many ways, the arrival of Coach Coley Stickels at Canyons Aquatic Club helped transform Abbey Weitzeil from an average freestyle sprinter to one of the world’s best.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Gator Swim Club
Gator Swim Club in Gainesville, Fla. has been a national swimming powerhouse for many years, with an impressive list of alumni.
Catching Up with Jessica Long
As the only Paralympic swimmer training at North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Jessica Long admits she’s at a bit of a disadvantage. But Long knows the setting gives her a great chance at another Paralympic Games.
Mike's Mailbag: Forward Thinking
I have my two last high school championship meets coming up within the next month. I have worked hard in a lot of the practices, but, admittedly, not all of them. How can I stop second guessing my training?