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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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Canadian Age-Group 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. Incredibly, Singh held off his competitors by over two full seconds as ELITE's Guillermo Cruz Zuniga took home the silver, Robert Powell the bronze. In that race the top five were all under the 1-minute barrier. Read More »

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2014 Commonwealth Games
Men’s 1500m Freestyle – Commonwealth Games Preview- Ryan Cochrane Looking To Defend His Title

MEN’s 1500m FREESTYLE – PREVIEW Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. July 24-August 2 1500m Freestyle – Tuesday July 29th Defending... Read More »

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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 »

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1,100 To Compete at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships

Nearly 1,100 of America’s up-and-coming swimmers will participate at USA Swimming’s 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships, beginning Wednesday, July 30, at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, CA. (Featured Image: Caeleb Dressel) Read More »

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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
The 12 Swimmers You See at Your Local Swim Meets
25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up
Reece Whitley Takes 13-14 Breaststroking to Ridiculous New Heights; Shatters Own NAG Record
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games
5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper
NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards
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10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers
10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
10 Things You Will Learn About Yourself from Swimming
Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.
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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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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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Canadian Age-Group 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. Incredibly, Singh held off his competitors by over two full seconds as ELITE’s Guillermo Cruz Zuniga took home the silver, Robert Powell the bronze. In that race the top five were all under the 1-minute barrier.

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Men’s 1500m Freestyle – Commonwealth Games Preview- Ryan Cochrane Looking To Defend His Title

MEN’s 1500m FREESTYLE – PREVIEW Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. July 24-August 2 1500m Freestyle – Tuesday July 29th Defending…

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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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1,100 To Compete at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships

Nearly 1,100 of America’s up-and-coming swimmers will participate at USA Swimming’s 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships, beginning Wednesday, July 30, at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, CA. (Featured Image: Caeleb Dressel)

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Women’s 200 Meter Individual Medley – US Nationals Preview – The Usual Suspects

Maya DiRado is our top pick for the women’s 200 IM at 2014 Nationals.

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SWIMJAMS: Welsh Swimmers are the Kings of Their Castles

Swimming Wales is staying loose ahead of competition that begins Thursday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the team, that…

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Sarah Sjostrom Making Post World Record Appearance at Portuguese Open

Sarah Sjostrom will be back in the pool this week at the Portuguese Open Championships.

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Watch Ryan Lochte on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss – Video

11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, guest starred on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Watch Lochte lend his swim lessons knowledge to help Jayce overcome his fear of open water swimming.

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Le Clos Retains 4 Individual Entries for 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Start lists were released on Wednesday for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where swimming is set to begin on Thursday, and Chad…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Reece Whitley obliterates 200 breast NAG, steals 100 too

Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley had himself an outstanding weekend, taking over both long course breaststroking national records for the 13-14 division.

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3 Reasons Why Drills Matter In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Colgate Hires TCU Assistant Andy Waeger as New Head Coach

Division I Colgate University has hired former TCU assistant Andy Waeger as their new men’s and women’s head swimming and diving coach….

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2014 Texas Senior Circuit #3 - Courtesy of Aringo Athletic Alliance. Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant) Courtesy of Kenneth To (@kennethkhto) on Twitter. Margo Geer at LA Invite. Photo: Anne Lepesant