Must read & listen!
Great article about competitive swimming from Australia's Wayne Goldsmith, author and coach.
His commentary was published in Swimming World in March, 2018.
Click the photo below to go to the article and then give a listen to the reply, an audio conversation from Mark and Kevin.</p>
<h2>First, read the article</h2>
<a href="https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/competitive-swimming/"><img class="wp-image-1836 size-medium" src="https://cdn.swimisca.org/sites/WP_blog.swimisca.org/2018/03/crisis-photo.png?w=300&h=288" alt="photo link with swimmers" width="300" height="288" /></a> Click photo and go read the article by Wayne Goldsmith in Swimming World magazine.
<h2>Second, listen to our reply, as an audio recording</h2>
<a href="http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/144781"><img class="wp-image-1839 size-full" src="https://cdn.swimisca.org/sites/WP_blog.swimisca.org/2018/03/Kevin_Mark_NDPA-3-1.png" alt="" width="156" height="236" /></a> Kevin and Mark. Click image to listen to the mp3 audio file.
<p>Listen to a discussion in a .mp3 file and podcast format that provides a reply. Mark Rauterkus of Pittsburgh and Kevin McCarthy of Washington talk about the one-size-fits-all solution and reasoning behind the crisis and how it can be fixed.</p>
<p>Or click on the audio player control below to listen.</p>
<h2>Third, express yourself and tell us what you think</h2>
<p>Drop a comment in the box below and share your ideas.</p>
<li>Is there a crisis in competitive swimming?</li>
<li>Is there a crisis at your favorite aquatic facilities?</li>
<li>Do you want to learn more about SKWIM?</li>
<li>Can we help you put SKWIM to work in your settings?</li>