Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin

Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin

MEET OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MISSY FRANKLIN! Join us on Monday, June 19 from 12-3 p.m. at our SwimLabs facility in Sandy, Utah and meet 5-time Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin! SwimLabs Utah Facebook followers came through with the most likes and posts of all Streamline Brands Swim School locations throughout the United States to win an exclusive visit from Franklin. Missy’s visit will include a public meeting as well as a series of lessons offered to the winners of our I Swim Because Facebook contest. Public Event: 12-1:30 p.m. Franklin will participate in a public event where she will sign autographs, take pictures, speak about her Olympic career and answer questions on her career, technique and favorite swimming memories. Swim... read more
Advice from the Best: Improve Your Sprinting

Advice from the Best: Improve Your Sprinting

By Dillon Virva (2016 Olympic Trials 50 Free Finalist, 22.06 lcm) When talking with sprinters, you will hear them describe swimming and racing as if they were art enthusiasts speaking about the Mona Lisa. They can describe every nuance of their race, down to the smallest movement or detail. The important thing to know about sprinting is that there is not just one way to sprint. However, the best sprinters in the world are able to hone in on that style, under extreme circumstances and pressure. With so many variations in styles and approaches to the splash and dash, I wanted to share three key factors that help me achieve success under pressure: Hyper-focus: Top-level sprinters have the ability... read more
Olympian Jason Lezak Visits SwimLabs

Olympian Jason Lezak Visits SwimLabs

“I did not have a smooth journey to the top. I made plenty of mistakes- but I always learned from them.” Jason Lezak, eight-time Olympic medalist and owner of the fastest 100M free relay split of all-time, spent a day at SwimLabs Highlands Ranch on May 31. Lezak spoke to swimmers, parents and coaches about his unique journey before offering critique and feedback to swimmers and recording for the video library. Lezak started swimming at age five and swam until retirement at age 37. He attended four Olympic Games (2000 to 2012), held the American Record in the 100 free, and finished his Olympic career as the captain of the US Olympic swim team in 2012. But Lezak emphasized... read more