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My happy ending: Why I am not continuing synchronized swimming in college

Coppell High School senior Lili Lomas performs a synchronized swimming jump at Westside Aquatic Center in Lewisville. Lomas has enjoyed being a part of this sport for several years and is finding a happy ending to her career.

May 15, 2018

If I could pinpoint the moment I decided not to pursue synchronized swimming (synchro) in college it would be two years ago at a competition in Mesa, Ariz. as I clung to the pool wall staring at a Lindenwood University swimmer.   The nerves I had for my upcoming routine combined with the image of the swimmer’s swimsuit ri...

Diving deep; an inside look at synchronized swimming (with videos)

Diving deep; an inside look at synchronized swimming (with videos)

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

MESA, Ariz. - Training to deny your physical need for air while using every part of your body to execute fast choreography; these are few of the unique characteristics that define synchronized swimming.   This past week one of only two Dallas synchronized swimming teams, The Pirouettes of ...