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December 11, 2012
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Athletes In-Air, Departing for Turkey SC World Championships
PHOENIX, Arizona. SHORT Course World Championships start in T-minus five days. Even though that's nearly a week away, this morning our Swimming World Twitter feed informed us that athletes from around the world (or at least the Western Hemisphere) have packed and checked their bags, printed their boarding passes and are currently en-route to Istanbul to prepare for the World Championships. Let's hope no one left their passports (or, even worse, swim suits) behind.
Allie Szekely, Reece Whitley, Jack Conger, NCAP With U.S. National Age Group Records at Tom Dolan
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland. A handful of U.S. National Age Group records fell recently at the Tom Dolan Invitational.
Mark Schubert and Bill Jewell Cleared of Wrongdoing in Golden West College Investigation
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California. MARK Schubert and Bill Jewell, the head coach and assistant coach, respectively, of Golden West Swim Club and Golden West College's swim team, have been cleared of accusations of a cover-up involving sexual misconduct in the club's internal investigation.
Caeleb Dressel Breaks Joe Hudepohl's 15-16 National Age Group Record to Close Out Juniors
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee. BOLLES' Caeleb Dressel shot down a historic U.S. National Age Group record to close out the U.S. Winter Short Course Junior Nationals held on the campus of the University of Tennessee.
Elizabeth Pelton Routed Field En Route to 200 Backstroke American Record
ATHENS, Georgia. ELIZABETH Pelton was without peer in the final of the 200-yard backstroke at the Athens Invitational last weekend, lowering her own American record to 1:48.90.
7 Things Successful Swimmers Do Differently
PHOENIX, Arizona. WHY do some swimmers have a hard time achieving success while other swimmers seem to effortlessly enjoy wild and never-ending success?
Sprinters Blast Meet Records, Relays Rewrite U.S. National Age Group Marks in First Night of Juniors
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee. THE U.S. Winter Short Course Nationals witnessed a huge revision of the sprint freestyle meet records in both individual and relay events. Meanwhile, the relays also made a dent in the U.S. National Age Group record ledger.
Arizona Men Rewrite American Record Book at US Nationals
PHOENIX, Arizona. ARIZONA came to race in Texas. Two Arizona men re-wrote the American Records books at the Austin Short Course Winter Nationals. Kevin Cordes, a sophomore at the University of Arizona, and Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers, representing Arizona-based Tucson Ford, took home three American Records between the two of them over the weekend.
Kevin Cordes First Man Under 1:51 in 200 Breast in Final Night in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas, December 1. ARIZONA's Kevin Cordes became the first man under 1:51 in the men's 200-yard breaststroke to close the U.S. Winter Short Course Nationals with a U.S. Open and American record. Meanwhile, Katie Ledecky put on a show in the 1650 free.
USC Keeps Hold of Top Spot in CSCAA NCAA Women's Division I Swimming and Diving Rankings
PHOENIX, Arizona. THE College Swim Coaches Association of America has released its latest NCAA Women's Division I rankings, with Southern California remaining on the top of the mountain. Midseason invitationals really impacted the voting this time around, while some teams made serious moves.
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What you'll find in the December 2012 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
Water Polo as Cross-Training
Swimming and water polo should be working together to get more kids excited about being in the pool.

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