As we transition to open water season, it is nice to see one of our staple OW events, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, get some recognition!
USMS has brought the USMS Masters Certification process in-house and as a result, ASCA no longer processes the applications or issues the certificates for USMS coach certification. Here is updated information on the USMS Masters certification requirements.
The final Top 10 lists for the 2013 short-course meters season (SCM13) have been published. The season ran from Jan 1, 2013 thru Dec 31, 2013. And since the SCM season is the last of the year, the list of 2013 USMS All-Americans is now final, an honor bestowed on 14 individual and 18 relay swimmers.
LMSC members have recently participated in two nearby meets, and the results have been uploaded to our website.
Many photos from the 2014 David Gregg III Memorial Meet, held Feb 7-8 in Richmond, were recently uploaded to our Flickr account. Take a look!
The March 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.
The 2013 FINA Top 10 lists have been published for LCM and SCM, and our LMSC has done well. There were a total of 78 ranked swims (67 individual, 11 relays) by LMSC members, including ten top-ranked swims in 2013!
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.