Spring is just around the corner, and that means people are starting to think about open water swimming again! The Mar-Apr issue of SWIMMER Magazine is the annual issue devoted to the discipline of OW swimming.
Swimming Science published a three-part article which may help appreciate the basic science of the art of dolphin kicking.
The February 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded
The list of Open Water/Long Distance All Americans for 2013 has been published.
The preliminary Top 10 listings for the 2013 short-course meters (SCM) season are now available. Please check for inaccuracies and email Mary Beth Windrath, the National Swims Administrator, with potential corrections by Feb 28.
Results from the VMST David Gregg III Memorial Meet have been uploaded to our website. There were 136 swimmers entered in the meet, including 125 from our LMSC.
Have you visited your My USMS page lately? Or ever? If you haven’t then you are missing out on some cool stuff.
Due to bad weather, the 2014 USMS One-Hour Postal National Championship has been extended to February 10.
The FINA Technical Swimming Committee has issued a clarification regarding the interpretation of the new rules about separated hands at the touch for breaststroke (USMS article 101.2.4) and butterfly (USMS articles 101.3.4 and 101.3.5).