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Training
The Swimmer’s Guide to Creating Awesome Habits

Ready to take your swimming to the next level? Developing awesome habits is the ultimate shortcut to fast swimming. Here's how to make them work for you. Read More »

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2014 Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games Preview – Women’s Backstroke

Emily Seebohm will be looking to add to her Commonwealth Games medal total in all three backstroke events... Read More »

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Canada
876 Compete at 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships

876 swimmers from 144 clubs are competing at the Pan Am Pool. Nine of the 10 provinces as well as the Yukon have entries. There is also an international flavour with swimmers from Ireland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and England. 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 »

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National
USA Swimming Removes Restrictions Keeping College Swimmers Off Junior National Team

Last season, Tennessee's Faith Johnson was removed from the Junior National Team roster because she had already completed her freshman year of college. USA Swimming has changed the rules, however, so future "early starters" won't fall to the same fate. Read More »

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Britain
A Moment of Silence for a Lost Scottish Swimming Legend

Two days out of the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the swimming community takes a moment of silence... Read More »

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Featured
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? 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
5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper
NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards
Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.
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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.
10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
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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The Swimmer’s Guide to Creating Awesome Habits

Ready to take your swimming to the next level? Developing awesome habits is the ultimate shortcut to fast swimming. Here’s how to make them work for you.

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Commonwealth Games Preview – Women’s Backstroke

Emily Seebohm will be looking to add to her Commonwealth Games medal total in all three backstroke events…

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Finis

876 Compete at 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships

876 swimmers from 144 clubs are competing at the Pan Am Pool. Nine of the 10 provinces as well as the Yukon have entries. There is also an international flavour with swimmers from Ireland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and England.

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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

USA Swimming Removes Restrictions Keeping College Swimmers Off Junior National Team

Last season, Tennessee’s Faith Johnson was removed from the Junior National Team roster because she had already completed her freshman year of college. USA Swimming has changed the rules, however, so future “early starters” won’t fall to the same fate.

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A Moment of Silence for a Lost Scottish Swimming Legend

Two days out of the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the swimming community takes a moment of silence…

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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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Race Video: Men’s 200 IM Final at LA Invite – Meet Record for Justin James

Justin James of Australia won the men’s 200 IM at LA Invite with a meet record of 2:00.49.

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Race Video: Women’s 200 Free Final at LA Invite – Missy Franklin 1:58.38

Missy Franklin won her second event, the women’s 200 free, on Day Four at Los Angeles Invitational. Watch her fend off a strong last 50 from Australia’s Kylie Palmer.

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Swim Job: TYR Sport Seeks Sports Promotions Representative

The TYR Sports Promotions Representative position is to support all promotional needs for swimming, diving and water polo teams and athletes.

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Swim Capz

New Paltz Mourns Loss of Hall of Famer Art Stockin ’63

Art Stockin ’63, who served as the head swimming and diving coach at the State University of New York at…

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British Paralympic gold medalist Liz Johnson announces comeback for Rio 2016

Liz Johnson, a Wales breaststroker and winner of three medals at the last three Paralympic Games for Great Britain, has announced her comeback after a break from competition.

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25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up

Anthony Ervin gets sage warm up advice from Coach Jack Roach…

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Georgia Hangs Banner for 6th Women’s NCAA Swimming Championship

The viewing deck overhang at the Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Georgia is getting awfully crowded.

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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