Tag: masters swimming

Laura Val Represents The New Normal

Courtesy of Swimming World Magazine. Laura Val is a well-known swimming icon. But her mind-shifting, epoch-making approach to improvement over the course of one's career bears further analyses, especially in light of being named one of Swimming World Magazine's Top 12 World Masters Swimmers of the Year. Val grew up in California and was world-ranked in

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Differences In Governing Bodies

With the growth of open water swimming around the world, there are also a growing number of governing bodies, associations, sanctioning body and federations that are being founded to oversee solo swims, races and relays across local open bodies of water in their area. What organizations have the priority? What organizations are the "real" governing

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Why We Love Masters Swimming Workouts

There are various reasons why we love going to masters swimming workouts and practices, both in the pool and open water. Compared to the competitive expectations and team rules of an age-group swimmers, masters swimming is entirely geared to working adults and retirees. Flexibility and availability are the essence of the masters (adult) swimming community

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