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Why our brains do not like red-bottomed swimming pools

In the midst of Ledecky’s dominance, Phelps’ comeback, and the rest of Pan Pacs hubbub, I ask the readers of SwimSwam: Would we all love swimming so much if the bottom of the pool were red?

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College

Dan Allen named Pace University Swimming and Diving Head Coach

Pace University Director of Athletics Mark Brown has named Dan Allen as Head Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming…

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Big Ten

Wisconsin Announces Schedule for 2014-2015 Season, Will Duel 5 Pac 12 Opponents

Led by U.S. National Teamer Ivy Martin, and with only a single graduation, the Wisconsin women could be on course for a top 10 finish in the 2014-2015 season after a mettle-testing regular season.

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Gear

Swim Gear: Speedo’s New Nemesis Fins are Making Waves

Speedo’s new Nemesis Fin was designed using biomimicry and inspired by the pectoral fin of the Humpback Whale. (Featured image: Ryan Lochte, Speedo Athlete)

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Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

One day after qualifying for Worlds, Thiago Pereira out of Jose Finkel Trophy with groin injury

Thiago Pereira will take two weeks off to rest and recover from a nagging groin injury, plus finalize his coach and training plans for the two years leading up to the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

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Waikiki Roughwater Swim Photo Vault

It’s one of the world’s most iconic open water swimming races for many reasons – the water temperature is ideal…

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Why our brains do not like red-bottomed swimming pools

In the midst of Ledecky’s dominance, Phelps’ comeback, and the rest of Pan Pacs hubbub, I ask the readers of SwimSwam: Would we all love swimming so much if the bottom of the pool were red?

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Dan Allen named Pace University Swimming and Diving Head Coach

Pace University Director of Athletics Mark Brown has named Dan Allen as Head Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming…

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Wisconsin Announces Schedule for 2014-2015 Season, Will Duel 5 Pac 12 Opponents

Led by U.S. National Teamer Ivy Martin, and with only a single graduation, the Wisconsin women could be on course for a top 10 finish in the 2014-2015 season after a mettle-testing regular season.

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Swim Gear: Speedo’s New Nemesis Fins are Making Waves

Speedo’s new Nemesis Fin was designed using biomimicry and inspired by the pectoral fin of the Humpback Whale. (Featured image: Ryan Lochte, Speedo Athlete)

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One day after qualifying for Worlds, Thiago Pereira out of Jose Finkel Trophy with groin injury

Thiago Pereira will take two weeks off to rest and recover from a nagging groin injury, plus finalize his coach and training plans for the two years leading up to the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

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Waikiki Roughwater Swim Photo Vault

It’s one of the world’s most iconic open water swimming races for many reasons – the water temperature is ideal…

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Nike Swim

Becca Mann, Simon Huitenga win Waikiki Roughwater Swim amidst tragic race fatality

16-year-old Becca Mann had the fastest overall female time. Noted US Olympian and World Record-holder Aaron Peirsol also tried his hand in the open water, finishing second in his age group.

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Swim Job: Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings seeks 2 part time Age Group Coaches

Greater Holyoke YMCA Vikings: “We are a competitive Swim Team for athletes ages 6 and up based in Holyoke, MA. Come join a great coaching staff at a program with room for growth!”

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Eurosport To Broadcast Prudential Singapore Swim Stars Live in 51 Countries

Among the 12 Olympic Champions and 21 World Champions lined-up are James Magnussen (Australia), Katinka Hosszu (Hungary), Jessica Hardy (USA) Rūta Meilutytė (Lithuania), Nathan Adrian (USA), Fabien Gilot (France), and Jeanette Ottesen (Denmark).

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What To Do When You Are Ready to Achieve Your Swimming Goals

With a fresh season comes a new opportunity to excel at the sport we all love. Here are some strategies for developing goals that will keep the fire burning long into the season.

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17 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you are jobless or don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 17 Swim Jobs you might love…

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Halsall and Carlin Up for Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Month

Fran Halsall and Jazz Carlin have both been nominated for Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Month…

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Cielo blasts giant relay split, Heemskerk wins twice on opening night of Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo put up a huge 20.57 split on the 4×50 free relay, one of the highlights of the Jose Finkel Trophy’s first night.

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2014 Dubai FINA World Cup – Day 2 Photo Vault

Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.

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3rd Annual ‘Fastest Man in Texas’ Shootout slated for Nov. 1 in San Antonio, inaugural women’s event added

The date has been set for the 2014 Fastest Man in Texas shootout, where Jimmy Feigen (pictured) and a host of sprinters will compete to steal the 3rd annual Fastest Man in Texas title, while the first-ever women’s title is up for grabs.

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4 Reasons Why USRPT May Work for Your Swimming Career – Video Feature

Michael Andrew is a USRPT Athlete. He owns 75 National Age Group Records.

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