President's Message: September 2014
Mike's Mailbag: Lessons I Learned from Losing
Believe it or not, when your kid finishes last he or she might actually learn something about themselves that you can’t teach or read in a book.
Golden Goggles at a Glance: Breakout Performer
Each Monday during the lead-up to the Nov. 24 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards in New York, we'll take a look at the nominees in one of the eight award categories.
Avoiding Neural Burnout
Neural Burnout is an expression which brings the two ways we think about fatigue into one phrase. Neural refers to the brain and the central nervous system; and Burnout, a scary word in endurance sports, refers to acute muscular fatigue. Neural Burnout is the reconciliation of the brain and the body as being two parts of a large system that work together and affect each other.
2014 Golden Goggle Awards Nominees Announced
After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Cammile Adams: Making Waves
Cammile Adams has a relatively simple bucket list – and making the Olympic team two years ago knocked off a big one. Competing in London fulfilled a childhood dream, and coming from a swimming family with a dad who was a competitive swimmer and is a now a coach, and a twin sister (Ashley) who also swims, making the team was a dream come true for the rest of the family as well.