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Allison Schmitt lets Splash have a peek inside the life of a college swimmer.
Coverage begins on page 32.
This year’s NCAA Division I Swimming
and Diving Championships offer a chance
to watch many of those who have honed
themselves in London, and even more
recently at the Short Course World
Championships, as they bring their talent
to Indianapolis. With the addition of a few
redshirts making their return to college
swimming, the results will be even more
unpredictable than most years.
SPLASH • March/April 2013
HANGING WITH SCHMITTY
Allison Schmitt lives a relatively normal
life as a student-athlete, despite having
won three gold medals last summer at the
Olympic Games in London. Splash kept
tabs on Schmitty’s activities for a couple of
days via text messaging, and the following
is a recap of her days as a college swimmer.
THE PERFECT FIT
For many graduates, receiving a high school
diploma doesn’t diminish their desire to
swim. They are just as passionate in the
water after graduating as they were when
they first jumped in a pool. For such athletes, college swimming is the perfect fit.
Here are 10 tips on how to find your spot
in college swimming.
6 Mike Gustafson
8 Swim Briefs/Justin Case
9 Top Ten Tweets/Point-Counterpoint
14 Strength & Conditioning
16 Mental Tips
18 Training With
20 Keys To Success
22 Your Photo
24 Athletic Foodie
26 Book Reviews
36 2012 Top Ten Lists - LCM
46 Swim Nut Zeke
47 Best Race Ever
48 Getting To Know
50 America’s Swim Team Athletes
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Splash - March/April 2013