Archive for the Competitions Category

Looking Towards the Future Through the Past: The 2017 Plymouth Leander Harwich Cup National Qualifier

Looking Towards the Future Through the Past: The 2017 Plymouth Leander Harwich Cup National Qualifier By Julia Galan Along the wharf, at the edge of the Barbican area in historic Plymouth, England, stands a portico of Portland stone and beyond it, a small platform overlooking the water. […]

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Presenting the 19th Annual Euro Meet: A Star-Studded Event

Presenting the 19th Annual Euro Meet: A Star-Studded Event

Presenting the 19th Annual Euro Meet: A Star-Studded Event By Julia Galan The Luxembourg Euro Meet is revving up for its 19th edition from the 27th-29th of January, 2017. Hosted at the 10-lane, 50 meter Piscine D’Coque Aquatic Center in the heart of Luxembourg City, the Euro […]

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8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic Photo Gallery

8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic: Photo Gallery The 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic took place at the 8-lane, 25-meter pool in the YMCA Aquatic Center on International Drive in Orlando, Florida from the 16th-18th of December.  Hosted by the YCF Masters, this year’s Rowdy Gaines Classic was full of holiday cheer and […]

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The Tradition Continues: Presenting the 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida

The Tradition Continues:  Presenting the 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida

The Tradition Continues: Presenting the 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida By Julia Galan Hurricane Matthew had a long-lasting impact  on many parts of Florida this fall, but that hasn’t stopped a strong swimming tradition from continuing at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, Florida […]

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Winter Inspiration: The 4th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

Winter Inspiration: The 4th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

Winter Inspiration: The 4th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet By Julia Galan This year’s Germantown Masters Solstice Meet, which took place on Saturday, December 3rd at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Germantown, Maryland, was a winter swimming inspiration in several ways. With the participation of over […]

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Team Carly Rocks: 5th Annual Swim For Diabetes with Carly Lenett, Gary Hall, Jr. and Kristy Kowal

Team Carly Rocks: 5th Annual Swim For Diabetes with Carly Lenett, Gary Hall, Jr. and Kristy Kowal

Team Carly Rocks: 5th Annual Swim For Diabetes with Carly Lenett, Gary Hall, Jr. and Kristy Kowal By Julia Galan We first introduced you to Carly Lenett’s Annual Swim for Diabetes with Olympian Kristy Kowal back in 2014. A confident and dedicated young swimmer, Carly was diagnosed […]

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EU Swim 2016: Europe Meets the Caribbean

EU Swim 2016:  Europe Meets the Caribbean

EU Swim 2016: Europe Meets the Caribbean By Julia Galan The EU Swim is yet again breaking new ground, heading to the Caribbean island of Curacao for its 11th anniversary from the 14th-16th of October, 2016. Hosted by the Bulado Swim Club, the event will take place […]

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Along the English Riviera: The 2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifier

Along the English Riviera:  The 2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifier

Along the English Riviera: The 2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifier By Julia Galan Plymouth, England, located in the southwestern region of the country, is renowned for its scenic landscapes and its historical significance. Its location in the Devon region is in close proximity to the rugged beauty […]

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2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers: Interviews

2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers: Interviews

2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers: Interviews We interviewed a variety of sponsors, volunteers, teams, and coaches during the Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers in Plymouth, England, in addition to members of the organizing committee. Check out our conversations here! Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers 2016: Interview with Head Coach Jon Rudd from […]

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Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers 2016: Photo Gallery

Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers 2016: Photo Gallery The 2016 Plymouth Leander National Qualifiers took place at the 10-lane, 50-meter facilities of the Everyone Active Plymouth Life Centre from the 27th-29th of May.  Hosted by Plymouth Leander Swimming, England’s #1 swimming club, this year’s National Qualifiers were unique in every […]

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