Cupping Versus KAATSU

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Greatest Olympian of All Time, Michael Phelps, has drawn a lot of attention to the ancient Chinese art of cupping during his continued gold-medal run at the 2016 [...]

Athletes On Athletes Who Take Drugs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the aftermath of American Lilly King calling out and then upsetting Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova in the 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games last night, an [...]

Before We Were Winners, We Were All Beginners

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Several well-known American Olympic champions (Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky) appear in a Colle+McVoy commercial for USA Swimming. The voiceover is that of another 3-time [...]

Swimming Like Olympians In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What is the difference between the racing tactics and mindset used at the highest levels (Olympic athletes and professional swimmers) and amateur open water competitors? Nothing, in our opinion. [...]

Why Wilimovsky Should Win Golden Goggles

Photos courtesy of Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. USA Swimming announced the nominees for its Golden Goggles Awards. The nominees included the long-time heroes of USA Swimming including Michael [...]

What Is The Pitch For Swimming In America?

Photos courtesy of USA Swimming. While there is reportedly over one million individuals who do some form of winter swimming throughout China, over 85% of Australians live near its beautiful coastlines, and nearly every elementary [...]

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