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Channel Diaries

In September 2010, swimmer Marcelo Collet awaited Coast Guard permission to perform the biggest challenge of his life so far. After two years of preparation, he was attempting to cross the English Channel, known as the "Everest" of open water swimming. Due to the weather, his chances of getting into the water and facing a twelve hour swim which separate England and France were …
Date: 13:33:00 01.01.2019
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Channel, Paralympics

Swimming World Biweekly - February 7, 2018

Features college swimming, water polo, Paralympics, training and the determined Ella Easton. Don't miss the annual camp directory full of great summer camps throughout the United States.
Date: 12:07:12 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics, Training

Interview with Ollie Hynd

Ollie Hynd competes in the Paralympics as a class 8 swimmer, having neuromuscular myopathy and associated limb deformities.  Hynd made his international debut at the 2011 IPC European Championships where he won the 200m IM setting a new European record. In 400m freestyle, he finished in second place just behind older brother Sam. Hynd won a gold …
Date: 21:27:04 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

A Never-ending Dream

17-year-old swimmer Edgaras Matakas dives into complete darkness. Edgaras has not been able to see since he was 15 years old. He was the only disabled swimmer to represent Lithuania at the 2016 Paralympics. In Rio Edgaras took part in 50, 100 and 400m swims. He came eighth in the 400m final (05:30.66), tenth over 100m (1:06.09) and eleventh over 50m (27.86s and a Lithuanian record). His …
Date: 15:47:12 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.
Date: 13:39:46 17.09.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Paralympics, Aquaphobia, School Games, CSPs