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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... Read More »

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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)

2014 Commonwealth Games
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. Read More »

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Lifestyle
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)

Training
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. Read More »

Read More Anthony Ervin - 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa  (courtesy of Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com) Anthony Ervin - 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa  (courtesy of Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

Lifestyle
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. Read More »

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Training
Getting “The Edge” In Swimming

How do we reconcile new training methods with those that are tried and true? Read More »

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Speedo
10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games
5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper
NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards
5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Tough Swim Practice
10 Michael Phelps videos you might want to see if you haven’t yet
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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers
10 Things You Will Learn About Yourself from Swimming
Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.
7 Things Smart Swimmers Need to Stop Doing
Top 10 Swimming Recruits In The Girls’ High School Class Of 2015
Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay in Television Interview
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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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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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Finis

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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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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Nike Swim

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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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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Getting “The Edge” In Swimming

How do we reconcile new training methods with those that are tried and true?

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Paddock Evacuator

Indian Swimmer Mired in Controversy Skips 50 Breaststroke at Commonwealth Games

Indian swimmer Pryanka Priyardshni, the National Record holder in the women’s 50 breaststroke, was a no-show on Thursday morning at the…

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PHOTO VAULT: Scots Swimming Well on Day 1 of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland, the home team, started off day 1 very well at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. That includes a top…

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Meet Records Fall in Nearly Every Event On Day 1 Prelims Of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Miley broke her own Commonwealth Games record to qualify for finals in 4:38.83.

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Swim Capz

Rebecca Westfall Hired as New Assistant at UNC-Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNC Asheville women’s swimming coach Elizabeth Lykins today announced the hiring of former Texas A&M standout Rebecca…

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/23/2014

As we move further into championship season the times are getting faster and faster. See who caught our eye for the weekend of July 18-20, 2014.

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Breeja Larson, Thiago Parravicini with dominating breaststroke wins at Shenandoah Sectional

The 200 breaststrokers were the highlight of Wednesday night’s action in Shenandoah, Texas, as Breeja Larson and Thiago Parravicini put up big times in winning Speedo Sectional titles.

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Record Falls On Night One Of Canadian Age-Group Championships

In the final for 14-year-olds Tai Long Singh’s time of 56.99 absolutely obliterated the rest of the field. That time broke Emil Goin’s boys 13-14 Canadian age group record in the event, which was previously held at 57.31.

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