Japan swimmers at home in Flagstaff

| Feb 23, 2008

Japan swimmers at home in Flagstaff

by Ed Odeven

On the other side of the Pacific Ocean, far from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo’s hyper daily pace, Japanese swimmers enjoy a haven of privacy and a world-class training center as they prepare for the imposing challenge of competing for Olympic medals. Northern ...

| Nov 25, 2007

Lack of sponsor hurting Nakano

by Jack Gallagher

It’s amazing how vast the difference between perception and reality can be. We see people on television who look beautiful, dress exquisitely and perform nearly flawlessly under pressure, and we think, “They must be rich and famous.” Sad to say, but that is not ...

| Jun 10, 2007

Shiraishi credits sailing career to mentor Tada

by Ed Odeven

“Ask yourself when you last spent a single day with no human contact — then multiply this by 100!” — VELUX 5 OCEANS pre-race press release. This was the challenge faced by eight extraordinary sailors during their around-the-globe competition, the VELUX 5 OCEANS, from ...