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It Was All Foggy!

December 12, 2011


It was all foggy, a haze, a steam cloud billowing from the 50 meter watery race track in Indy… I was barely there physically but my mind was there very intensely and focused on the other end of the lane. The deadly silence was creating a eerie feeling in my mind, but I knew there […]

Need State High School Swimming Results?

November 10, 2011


Go to Florida Swim Network at, we’ll see you over there! We now have 3A up under the Results Tab and the High School Tab.

The Night Before the Big One!

November 9, 2011


For future reference. This blog has moved to the Florida Swim Network site. Go see by SwimmerJoe Thinking of you high schoolers. This is the night before the BIG ONE. Night of fear Night of excitement Night of team Night of sweat Night of not sleeping Night of shaving Night of apprehension Night of […]

Start Now! Visualize Yourself Being Great!

November 8, 2011


For future reference – This blog has moved over to the Florida Swim Network site. Take a look – After focus, the world’s greatest athletes list visualization as the next most important aspect of their mental training. The importance of this is definitely a must! You have to see yourself being great. I can […]

Final Recap and Day 4 – Florida Age Group Championships

July 18, 2011


Well, well , well, what can I say?  I don’t know if I have ever seen such a crazy fast Junior Olympics (now FLAGS) as this past weekend.  The times were pretty much unbelievable.  Athletes in every age group were getting Top 10 times in the nation, records, Junior National & Senior National Time Standards […]

Florida Age Group Championships – Day 2 and 3 Recap

July 16, 2011


The speedy Florida Age Group Championships, which is know as #FLAGs on twitter, has added many more Olympic Trial Time Standards for the women after day 3, as well as state records and incredible times for the men. Oh yea and HUGE RAIN STORMS! The girls from Clearwater Aquatic Team (CAT), Michelle Turek, Sydney Pickrem, […]

Florida Age Group Championships – Day 1 Recap

July 15, 2011


Quickly back at it in the swimming world with the Florida Age Group Championships (FLAGs) at the I-Drive Center in Orlando.  Day 1 brought us an outstanding start of the long weekend with incredible swims and several Olympic Trial Cuts!  The Day also brought us the first time Florida Swimming, in my knowledge, has used […]