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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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Harvard Men’s Swimming and Diving Announces Class of 2018

Harvard men's swimming and diving announced the eight members of its incoming class of 2018. Read More »

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Race Video: Men’s 100 Fly Final at LA Invite: Giles Smith Wins with 52.79

All-American Giles Smith led wire-to-wire in the men's 100 fly final at Los Angeles Invitational. Read More »

Read More Giles Smith at Los Angeles Invitational. Photo: Anne Lepesant Giles Smith at Los Angeles Invitational. Photo: Anne Lepesant

College Recruiting
Four-Time Illinois State Champion Jake Miller Commits to Louisville

Jacob Miller of the Redbird Swim Club in Illinois has verbally committed to Louisville. Read More »

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Race Video: Women’s 100 Back Final at LA Invite: Missy Franklin vs Elizabeth Pelton

Watch Missy Franklin and her Cal teammate Elizabeth Pelton go head-to-head in the 100 back final at Los Angeles Invitational. Read More »

Read More and then backstroke.  Missy Franklin follows up the 200 free with the 200 back in today's double (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography) and then backstroke.  Missy Franklin follows up the 200 free with the 200 back in today's double (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Race Video: Women’s 100 Fly Final at LA Invite – Kendyl Stewart vs Felicia Lee

The women's 100 fly final was a close contest bewteen North Coast's Kendyl Stewart and Stanford's Felicia Lee. Read More »

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Photo Vault: LA Invite Part Two

Here are more SwimSwam images from the Los Angeles Invitational at Uytengsu Aquatics Center at USC.   Read More »

Read More Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant) Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant)
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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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Harvard Men’s Swimming and Diving Announces Class of 2018

Harvard men’s swimming and diving announced the eight members of its incoming class of 2018.

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Race Video: Men’s 100 Fly Final at LA Invite: Giles Smith Wins with 52.79

All-American Giles Smith led wire-to-wire in the men’s 100 fly final at Los Angeles Invitational.

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Four-Time Illinois State Champion Jake Miller Commits to Louisville

Jacob Miller of the Redbird Swim Club in Illinois has verbally committed to Louisville.

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Race Video: Women’s 100 Back Final at LA Invite: Missy Franklin vs Elizabeth Pelton

Watch Missy Franklin and her Cal teammate Elizabeth Pelton go head-to-head in the 100 back final at Los Angeles Invitational.

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Race Video: Women’s 100 Fly Final at LA Invite – Kendyl Stewart vs Felicia Lee

The women’s 100 fly final was a close contest bewteen North Coast’s Kendyl Stewart and Stanford’s Felicia Lee.

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Photo Vault: LA Invite Part Two

Here are more SwimSwam images from the Los Angeles Invitational at Uytengsu Aquatics Center at USC.  

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24 make Mexico’s Central America & Caribbean Games squad, will compete at home

In the wake of Mexico’s national championships over the weekend, 12 men and 12 women have been named to the country’s squad for the Central America & Caribbean Games (CACG) including Fernanda Gonzalez.

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Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta among usual suspects on strong 23-person Hungarian Euros team

After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.

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10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games begin tomorrow in Scotland and world-class swimmers from across the world are poised to battle it out for glory in the pool. But who competes at the Commonwealth Games, and what makes the event so special for so many athletes?

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Want to Achieve Big Things with Your Swimming? Start Small. Here’s Why.

Ready to smash some big goals, but aren’t sure where or how to begin? Start small. Here’s why.

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What Impact Do the New 2015 NCAA Division I Qualifying Standards Have?

Would the toughened standards have kept Cal from winning the men’s NCAA title? Probably not. They would, however, have significantly impacted the NCAA fate of several other teams.

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NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards

2014 NCAA Champion Brittany MacLean now has her targets for 2015 qualifying when she will be a junior at Georgia.

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Men’s 100 Meter Butterfly – US Nationals Preview – Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte comebacks could collide

Perhaps the marquee event of this summer’s U.S. Nationals, the men’s 100 fly is a mash-up of the year’s two biggest comeback stories, a lineup of iconic swimming figures and exciting young talents that should capture the attention of the whole world on August 8th.

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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 Kara Lynn Joyce, 4-time Olympic Medalist & Swim Like A Champion host (courtesy of the Fitter & Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com)