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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends

Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples… Read More »

Read More Missy Franklin & McDermott, 2014 Women's NCAA D1 Swimming and Diving Champsionships (Tim Binning, theswimpictures) Missy Franklin & McDermott, 2014 Women's NCAA D1 Swimming and Diving Champsionships (Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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PHOTO VAULT: Watch Darian Townsend Get Sworn In as U.S. Citizen

Today, Darian Townsend became an American citizen. In two weeks in Irvine, California, he’ll race to become a member of... Read More »

Read More Courtesy: Garrett McCaffrey Courtesy: Garrett McCaffrey

2014 Commonwealth Games
Australian Women Crush World Record in 400 Free Relay

The Campbell sisters bookended a new World Record at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Read More »

Read More Cate & Bronte Campbell, 50 freestyle World Record, semi final, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig) Cate & Bronte Campbell, 50 freestyle World Record, semi final, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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FALLOUT: How Does Darian Townsend’s Addition Nationality Change Affect U.S. Landscape?

Earlier today, SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis reported an exclusive interview where former South African Darian Townsend announced that he had earned American... Read More »

Read More Darian Townsend (by Mike Lewis / Mesa Grand Prix) Darian Townsend (by Mike Lewis / Mesa Grand Prix)

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one... Read More »

Read More (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography) (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

2014 Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results

Hannah Miley started off the first night of swimming in Glasgow taking Scotland's first gold winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:31.76... Read More »

Read More (Photo by Ian MacNicol) (Photo by Ian MacNicol)

Industry
Swim Job: North Baltimore Aquatic Club Seeks Assistant Senior Coach/Challenge Division Director

The North Baltimore Aquatic Club is searching for a goal-oriented, creative coach to lead the club’s Challenge Division and to coach two Challenge level groups. Read More »

Read More Bob Bowman & Michael Phelps at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa (courtesy of Mike Lewis) Bob Bowman & Michael Phelps at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa (courtesy of Mike Lewis)
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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends

Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples…

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PHOTO VAULT: Watch Darian Townsend Get Sworn In as U.S. Citizen

Today, Darian Townsend became an American citizen. In two weeks in Irvine, California, he’ll race to become a member of…

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Australian Women Crush World Record in 400 Free Relay

The Campbell sisters bookended a new World Record at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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FALLOUT: How Does Darian Townsend’s Addition Nationality Change Affect U.S. Landscape?

Earlier today, SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis reported an exclusive interview where former South African Darian Townsend announced that he had earned American…

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results

Hannah Miley started off the first night of swimming in Glasgow taking Scotland’s first gold winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:31.76…

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Swim Job: North Baltimore Aquatic Club Seeks Assistant Senior Coach/Challenge Division Director

The North Baltimore Aquatic Club is searching for a goal-oriented, creative coach to lead the club’s Challenge Division and to coach two Challenge level groups.

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryan Lochte

Here are 16 things you probably didn’t know about one of the top swim stars on the planet, Ryan Lochte.

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Brown to split men’s and women’s teams after coach’s retirement

Brown University (pictured is its Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center) will be splitting it’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs on the heels of longtime head coach Peter Brown’s retirement.

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Globally-Available Day 1 Live Stream for 2014 Commonwealth Games HERE

The official YouTube Channel for the 2014 Commonwealth Games does have a globally available live stream that will be airing…

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5 reasons to do the 2014 Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Despite the annoying back to school ads that are popping up on the TV – there’s still plenty of summer…

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Brown University adds 10 men, 9 women for 2014-2015

The Ivy League’s Brown University Bears have announced 19 incoming freshmen for the coming season, 10 on the men’s side and 9 on the women’s.

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2014 Commonwealth Games: Day 1 Finals Preview, and a World Record Watch

Members of the Australian swim team got to meet the Queen on Thursday morning in Glasgow; on Thursday afternoon, they’ll be looking for some big swims at the queen’s event.

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How to Strength Train on the Pool Deck

No Weight Room? No Problem! Let’s discuss all the equipment and tools you may need to execute proper strength training on the pool deck.

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