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December 2013 Issue

December 2013 Issue of Swimming World Magazine


Table of Contents:

8 STRIPPED! by Jason Marsteller

In an unprecedented move since Swimming World first recognized the year's best swimmers nearly 50 years ago, the magazine is vacating 11 World Swimmer of the Year awards as well as 17 European titles from non East German female swimmers.

10 10 Best Performances of 2013 by Jeff Commings

12 2013 Swimmers of the Year by Jeff Commings and Jason Marsteller

World/American Female: Katie Ledecky
World/Pacific Rim Male: Sun Yang
Pacific Rim Female: Cate Campbell
American Male: Ryan Lochte
European: Katinka Hosszu, Daniel Gyurta
African: Karin Prinsloo, Chad le Clos

20 Diving, Water Polo, Synchronized Swimming & Disabled Swimming Award Winners

Diving: He Zi, He Chong
Water Polo: Jennifer Pareja, Viktor Nagy
Synchronized Swimming: Svetlana Romashina
Disabled Swimming: Sophie Pascoe, Daniel Dias

22 2013 World & American Record Progression by Jason Marsteller

32 Dryside Training: Holiday Game Plan

34 Ask Dr. Shannon: Stretches while Sitting Down

35 Q&A with Coach Carol Capitani by Michael J. Stott

36 How They Train Sarah Denninghoff by Michael J. Stott

39 Stratigic Pacing Distance Events by Michael J. Stott

There are many different strategies in distance swimming. The key is to determine which works best to give the swimmer the optimum opportunity to be successful.


6 A Voice for the Sport
24 Holiday Gift Guide
43 Up and Comers
44 Gutter Talk
46 Parting Shot

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