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2015 World University Games: Martins’ 50 fly highlights day 1 prelims

Henrique Martins hit a top-10 ranked world time to lead the 50 fly, highlighting the opening session of the 2015 World University Games.

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Training

Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

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Training

Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.

It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.

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International

Bahamas Announces Five-Member Roster for the 2015 Pan Am Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, the Bahamas sprint sensation, will lead a five-member team to the 2015 Pan Am Games.

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Europe

Germany’s Hentke Swims World’s #1-Ranked 200 Fly in Essen

Franziska Hentke (black suit, facing camera) is now the world’s top-ranked 200 butterflier, and the fastest German in history.

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Europe

Takacs Cracks World’s Top 5 in 50 Free, Italians Impress on Day 7 of Hungarian Nationals

Laszlo Cseh (above) won the 100m fly today at the 2015 Hungarian National Championships.

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2015 World University Games: Martins’ 50 fly highlights day 1 prelims

Henrique Martins hit a top-10 ranked world time to lead the 50 fly, highlighting the opening session of the 2015 World University Games.

  29 CommentsRead More »

Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

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Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.

It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.

  17 CommentsRead More »

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Bahamas Announces Five-Member Roster for the 2015 Pan Am Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, the Bahamas sprint sensation, will lead a five-member team to the 2015 Pan Am Games.

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Germany’s Hentke Swims World’s #1-Ranked 200 Fly in Essen

Franziska Hentke (black suit, facing camera) is now the world’s top-ranked 200 butterflier, and the fastest German in history.

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Takacs Cracks World’s Top 5 in 50 Free, Italians Impress on Day 7 of Hungarian Nationals

Laszlo Cseh (above) won the 100m fly today at the 2015 Hungarian National Championships.

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Sjostrom Blazes to a 24.20 50 Free on Day 3 of Swedish Championships

The Swedish Championships action today in Sundsvall continued with the men’s 50 breast, 50 back, and 400 free while the women competed in the 400 I.M., 50 free, and 100 back.

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2016 Rio Update: Meet the Olympic Games Torch

Set your eyes upon the Rio 2016 Olympic torch and get your inspiration flowing, just 400 days out from the Games.

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New Generation of Athletes Moving British Swimming In Right Direction

This new generation of British talent is also pushing the veterans of British Swimming to help the country move forward.

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FINIS Athlete Photo Shoot, Behind the Scenes

Take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the FINIS Professional Athletes Photo Shoot.

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Friday Factoid — Men’s NCAA 500 Free Champions to Olympic Success

Conor Dwyer — men’s NCAA 500 free champion and USA Olympic Team member — one of many men who can boast that double accomplishment.

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2015 World University Games Links and Preview

Texas Longhorn Jack Conger is one of several swimmers making their second appearance at the World University Games this week in Gwangju, South Korea. Swimming preliminaries begin in the morning of July 4th.

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Former ASU Assistant Shane Pelton Hired At Cal State Bakersfield

“I am super excited to have Shane join our staff this season. He brings a lot of coaching and recruiting experience to our program”.

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Doyle Leads Irish Swim Team in South Korea

Ireland’s senior swimmers will be in competitive action this weekend as the 10-strong team begin racing at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Japan’s Hagino Confirms He Is Pulling Out of Worlds Due to Broken Elbow

Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.

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