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International Stars Head to Vichy for the French Open

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the showdowns between Cesar Cielo and Florent Manaudou in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly…

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Training

What is The Art of Swim Parenting?

Being a swim parent is not easy. If it were, we would likely have 2 million registered USA Swimming members, rather than 400,000.

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Europe

Alshammar Pulls Out of World Championships Due to a Back Injury

On the advice of doctors Therese Alshammar has decided to forgo competing in Kazan so she focus on her rehabilitation…

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Misty Hyman Dethrones “Madame Butterfly” at the 2000 Sydney Games

In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.

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College

NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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Industry

FINIS Vapor Now in Europe and on Film (See Video Showcase)

John Mix, CEO, FINIS, Inc.: “We’re broadening our gaze to a more global market—this is one of many steps down a path to growing our international presence.”

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NCAA Approves 100 Yard IM, Synchronized Diving for College Competition
Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend
All 5 University of Virginia Swimmers Suspended in 2014 Now Face 10-Count Hazing Lawsuit
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6 Bad Swim Practice Habits You Should Break Now
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NCAA Approves 100 Yard IM, Synchronized Diving for College Competition
Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend
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All 5 University of Virginia Swimmers Suspended in 2014 Now Face 10-Count Hazing Lawsuit
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Shouts from the Stands: 5 Dangerous Misconceptions for Swimming Parents to avoid
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International Stars Head to Vichy for the French Open

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the showdowns between Cesar Cielo and Florent Manaudou in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly…

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What is The Art of Swim Parenting?

Being a swim parent is not easy. If it were, we would likely have 2 million registered USA Swimming members, rather than 400,000.

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Alshammar Pulls Out of World Championships Due to a Back Injury

On the advice of doctors Therese Alshammar has decided to forgo competing in Kazan so she focus on her rehabilitation…

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Finis

Misty Hyman Dethrones “Madame Butterfly” at the 2000 Sydney Games

In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.

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NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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FINIS Vapor Now in Europe and on Film (See Video Showcase)

John Mix, CEO, FINIS, Inc.: “We’re broadening our gaze to a more global market—this is one of many steps down a path to growing our international presence.”

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Hungarians Improve Butterfly World Rankings On Day Four of Nationals

Tamas Kenderesi and Lazslo Cseh became second and third men this year to break 1:55 in the 200m butterfly.

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German Open to finalize nation’s World Champs roster

Today, the German Swimming Association (DSV) published an overview about the last step in the nomination procedure for German swimmers to qualify for the World Championships in Kazan in August.

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Kazakh Swimmer Alexander Varakin Suspended 2 Years For Masking Agent

Kazakh swimmer Alexander Varakin has received a two-year suspension from the Disciplinary Committee of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, effective June…

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Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend

This past weekend, 3 women qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials at just 13 years of age. In the backstroke and breaststroke events, these swimmers could bring a strong presence to the future of Team USA.

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Swim Capz

Lessons from a 93 Year Old Swimmer: How To Live a Long, Healthy Life

What’s the formula for a long, healthy life? Four things: genetics, nutrition, exercise, being physically, mentally, and emotionally involved on a daily basis.

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Marcus Titus, Matthew Klotz Among Swimmers Named to US Deaf Swimming Roster for World Championships

Led by Olympic qualifiers and World Deaf Record Holders Marcus Titus (University of Arizona ’10) and Matthew Klotz (incoming freshman, LSU), United States Deaf Swimming (USA Deaf Swimming) today released its 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships (WDSC) roster.

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6 Bad Swim Practice Habits You Should Break Now

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers understand the importance of having good habits in training. Here are 6 bad practice habits swimmers should break.

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How to stay motivated for college swimming in the summer

Let’s face it- it’s almost the middle summer and if you’re like me you’ve hit a low point in your…

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