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Shaun White sees parallels between himself and Michael Phelps

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Shaun White equated some of his tough times, when he felt burned out as a snowboarder leading into the Sochi Games, with the most decorated Olympian of all time. White was asked at a press conference Thursday how his fourth-place halfpipe finish in Sochi motivated him to come back for a fourth Olympic run. He goes for his third halfpipe gold medal on Tuesday...
Via CSN Chicago
14 days ago

Ariana Kukors Accuses Former Coach Sean Hutchison of Sexual Abuse

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam 2012 Olympian Ariana Kukors says Sean Hutchison, her former coach, began sexually abusing her at the age of 16. Kukors, now 28, came forward with the abuse allegations this week, claiming that Hutchison began “grooming” her at the age of 13 and sexually abusing her at 16, according to a press release from Kukors’ attorney. Hutchison first began coaching...
Via SwimSwam
14 days ago

In viaggio con Michael Phelps – Episodio 6: La VISUALIZZAZIONE

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Il successo non è una destinazione ma un viaggio. Continua il nostro viaggio insieme a Michael Phelps , il più grande atleta di tutti i tempi, e al suo allenatore Bob Bowman, capo allenatore della Squadra di nuoto dello Stato dell’Arizona. Insieme a loro affrontiamo un percorso che va oltre la tecnica e gli allenamenti in quanto condividono storie, consigli...
Via SwimSwam
15 days ago

La Serie Journey de MP con Michael Phelps y Bob Bowman – Visualización

By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam El éxito no es un destino sino un viaje. Michael Phelps, el nadador olímpico más grande de todos los tiempos, y Bob Bowman, entrenador del equipo de natación y salto de la Universidad Estatal de Arizona, van más allá de técnicas y rutinas mientras comparten historias, consejos y secretos del éxito que aprendieron en su camino al éxito. Presentado por MP...
Via SwimSwam
15 days ago

Kirsty Coventry Appointed IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam Zimbabwean Olympic legend Kirsty Coventry is adding another feather in her post-retirement accomplishment hat, as the 34-year-old has been appointed Chairperson of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission.  During a joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and Athlete’s Commission in PyeongChang, South Korea this week, IOC President Thomas Bach appointed the...
Via SwimSwam
15 days ago

MP Journey Series Part 6 – Visualization Ka Fayda

By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam Swimmers Or Coaches Ke Beech Ek Khas Bond Hota Hai. Coach Bob Bowman And Michael Phelps Ne Iss Series Me Ye Btaya Hai Ki Kaise Visualization Important hai. Michael Phelps Iss Episode Me Btate Hai Ki Kaise Bob Ki Training Ke Karan Wo Sab Achieve Kar Ske Jo Ki Lagbhag Namumkin Tha. Unhone Strokes Ko Count Karke Swimming Karne Ka Bhi Labh Btaya Hai. Video...
Via SwimSwam
16 days ago

MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Visualization

By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwam Success is not a destination but a journey. Michael Phelps, the greatest athlete of all-time, and coach Bob Bowman, head coach of the Arizona State Swimming and Diving Team, go beyond techniques and drills as they share stories, advice, and lessons learned on their road to success. Presented by MP Michael Phelps. EPISODE SIX – Visualization...
Via SwimSwam
18 days ago

Uster-Svizzera-Pronti a gareggiare Proud-Cseh-Govorov e tanti Italiani

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam 26 ° MEETING INTERNAZIONALE DI USTER 3 e 4 febbraio Piscina coperta Buchholz, Uster, Svizzera Vasca Lunga  sito web Entry List Risultati in diretta Lo SchwimmClub Uster Wallisellen ospita il 26 ° Meeting Internazionale annuale a Uster, in Svizzera, questo fine settimana. Diversi nomi importanti nella start list. Rientrati dall’ Euro Meet in Lussemburgo...
Via SwimSwam
19 days ago

How Missy Franklin and Mikaela Shiffrin became friends

Mikaela Shiffrin, covered in sweat from working out, gave a big hug to Missy Franklin when they met for the first time in the summer of 2016. The moment I met Miki, Franklin said, I knew I had found a friend for life. Ever since the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Shiffrin had heard that she reminded people of Franklin. Both are Colorado natives with bubbly personalities who won Olympic...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 days ago

Video: You Can’t Do This Drill! (With 3X US Olympian Elizabeth Beisel)

By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam We had Elizabeth Beisel in town working with us for our Kickstarter campaign (coming February 15th), and we figured why not have her show off one of her favorite drills. She proceeded to tell us that she teaches a drill at various stroke clinics that nobody else can do cause it’s so difficult; the Titantic drill. Work on improving your kicking...
Via SwimSwam
20 days ago

Masse, Oleksiak, Cseh & More Ready To Race In Uster

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam 26th International Meeting Uster February 3rd & 4th Indoor Pool Buchholz, Uster, Switzerland LCM Meet Site Entry List Live Results SchwimmClub Uster Wallisellen is hosting the 26th annual International Meeting in Uster, Switzerland this weekend, with several notable names on the entry lists. Fresh off of the Euro Meet Luxembourg are a pair of explosive...
Via SwimSwam
20 days ago

FEDERICA PELLEGRINI inizia il 2018 alla SALENTO SWIM CUP

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam SALENTO SWIM CUP 3/4 Febbraio 2018 Calimera (LE) – Piscina Aquapool Vasca Corta 25 metri La Salento Swim cup è alla seconda edizione, che si preannuncia attesissima. Ai blocchi di partenza infatti ci sarà la Campionessa Mondiale Federica Pellegrini. Qualche giorno fa era stata la stessa Federica ad annunciare la sua presenza al Meeting attraverso il...
Via SwimSwam
22 days ago

Nakamura Clocks 48.13 100 Free At Kosuke Kitajima Cup

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam 2018 KOSUKE KITAJIMA CUP Saturday, January 27th & Sunday, January 28th Tatsumi International Swim Centre Tokyo, Japan Meet Site LCM Results The line-up at Tatsumi International Swim Centre lost some of its luster when Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino wound up not competing due to illness and his medal-winning-partner-in-crime Daiya Seto also bowed...
Via SwimSwam
24 days ago

2018 Kosuke Kitajima Cup: Monetary Stakes Raised

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam 2018 KOSUKE KITAJIMA CUP Saturday, January 27th & Sunday, January 28th Tatsumi International Swim Centre Tokyo, Japan Meet Site LCM Results (once available) Named for the legendary Japanese Olympic breaststroker Kosuke Kitajima, the Kosuke Kitajima Cup gets underway this weekend in Tokyo, Japan. An open competition, national and international athletes...
Via SwimSwam
26 days ago

Heemskerk Wins Twice, Takes Top Bonus To Close Flanders Cup

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam 2018 FLANDERS SWIMMING CUP Saturday, January 20 – Sunday, January 21 Flanders, Belgium (UTC+1) LC (50m pool) Meet site Heat sheets & program Live results Full results Prize Money Overall FINA points: 1st: €2000  (~USD$2446) 2nd: €1500 (~USD$1835) 3rd: €1000 (~USD$1223) 4th: €500 (~USD$612) 5th: €250 (~USD$306) in eddition to the bonues for...
Via SwimSwam
January 22, 2018

Michael Phelps opens up about depression and contemplating suicide

Michael Phelps is talking about his experiences with depression and suicide, and hopes that it will help others.
Via Fourth-Place Medal
January 19, 2018

Michael Phelps speaks out about experiences in battling depression, suicidal thoughts

Michael Phelps will forever be recognized as one of the top Olympians of all-time, but even he admits to having his own battles with depression. No matter how many gold medals Phelps has, the world-record swimmer revealed that even he has had the thought of suicide pass through his mind in the past as he explored his own history with anxiety and depression during a recent behavioral...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2018

Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide after 2012 Olympics

Despite being the greatest Olympian of all-time and an American legend, 23-time gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide shortly after the 2012 Games in London.
Via USA Today
January 19, 2018

WATCH: Matt Grevers Tops Justin Ress in Austin 50 Back Shootouts

By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam 2018 PRO SWIM SERIES – AUSTIN Thursday, January 11 – Sunday, January 14, 2018 Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center Austin, TX Prelims 9 AM (Th-Sat) / Finals 6 PM (Th), 5:40 (Fri-Sat) / Timed Finals 8 AM (Sun) – U.S. Central Time Links, Schedule & Points/Money Info Meet site Live Stream Meet info Psych Sheets Live Results The 2018 TYR Pro Swim...
Via SwimSwam
January 19, 2018

51° Meeting di Ginevra: Ai blocchi di Partenza anche la Pellegrini

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam 51° Challenge International de Geneve Venerdì 19 – domenica 21 Gennaio 2018 Centro Sportivo Vernets (Ginevra) Vasca Lunga (50 mt) Live streaming   Tutto pronto a Ginevra per la cinquantunesima edizione dell’omonimo Meeting Internazionale. Parteciperanno all’evento che si svolgerà nella vasca lunga del Centro Sportivo Vernets ben 17 paesi, 59 club e...
Via SwimSwam
January 18, 2018

SwimSwam Pulse: 50% Supporting Lezak Squad in SwimSquad Race

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast your vote in our newest poll on the SwimSwam homepage, about halfway down the page on the right side, or you can find the poll embedded at the bottom of this post. Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to pick a SwimSquad...
Via SwimSwam
January 17, 2018

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Grevers Gets It Done For KrayzelburgSquad

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week, but rather one Featured Swim to be explored in deeper detail. The BlueSeventy Swim is an opportunity to take a closer look at the context of one of the many fast swims this week, perhaps a swim that slipped through the cracks as others...
Via SwimSwam
January 17, 2018

Matt Grevers Ko Ek Perfect Race Ki Talash (Video)

By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam 2012 Olympics Ke Medalist Matt Grevers  Tyr Pro Swim Series Jo Ki Austin Me Chal Rhi Hai Usme 50m Backstoke Me Jeet Darj Kar Ek Baar Fir Se Competition Me Wapsi Kar Rhe Hai Lekin Iske Sath Hi Matt Ne Swimswam Dwara Liye Gye Interview Me Btaya Ki Unko Abhi Bhi Ek Perfect Race Nahi Mili Hai Jaha Wo Khud Ko Full Power Ke Sath Dekh Ske. Aap Niche Diye...
Via SwimSwam
January 15, 2018

Dana Vollmer Returns to Competition with 16th-Place Finish in 50 Free

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam 2018 TYR PRO SWIM SERIES – AUSTIN Thursday, January 11 – Sunday, January 14, 2018 Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center Austin, TX Prelims 9 AM (Th-Sat) / Finals 6 PM (Th), 5:40 (Fri-Sat) / Timed Finals 8 AM (Sun) – U.S. Central Time Links, Schedule & Points/Money Info Meet site Live Stream on NBCSN Meet info Psych Sheets Saturday Finals Heat Sheet...
Via SwimSwam
January 14, 2018

Matt Grevers is Still Looking for the Perfect Race (Video)

By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam Reported  by Lauren Neidigh. MEN’S 50 BACK – 3 ROUNDS: Pro Swim Series Record: Junya Koga, 24.74, Charlotte 2015 WINNER: MATT GREVERS – 24.81 Round 1: Matt Grevers used his long reach to take the win in 25.20 over Nicholas Pyle (25.39). Justin Ress (25.40) and Jacob Pebley (25.50) were the next 2 into the semis. Round 2: Ress and Grevers reached...
Via SwimSwam
January 14, 2018
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