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Opinion
Under Pressure: Do Swimmers Come Through in the Clutch?

Are swimmers 'clutch' in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock? Read More »

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Europe
Bernek Records Top Five Time In The 200 Backstroke In Budapest

On the second day of the Budapest Cup Hungarian Peter Bernek took the 200 backstroke in a time of 1:56.79 breaking into the world's top five rankings... Read More »

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Club
Day 3 of NASA Showcase: NAGs for Marciano, Andrew while Jiang hits 8 wins

Michael Andrew broke another National Age Group record to celebrate his 15th birthday. Meanwhile Vinny Marciano broke a NAG of his own and Joy Jiang won her 6th, 7th and 8th races in the 10-year-old age group. Read More »

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National
USA Swimming to Allow Bonus Swims at Summer Nationals for 18 & Unders

Once qualified for this summer's National Championship meet, they'll be assured of at least three swims in Irvine. Read More »

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Open Water
Ashley Twichell Talks Open Water Swimming – Video Interview

USA open water swimmer Ashley Twichell has been a pretty good run lately.  A good part of 2013 didn’t meet... Read More »

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News
Vinny Marciano Breaks His 3rd National Age Group Record at Showcase Classic

12-year old Vinny Marciano has taken a page out of Michael Andrew’s playbook and broken his 3rd National Age Group Record... Read More »

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Club
On His 15th Birthday, Michael Andrew Takes Out 13-14 National Age Group Record in 100 Fly

Happy Birthday to Michael, Happy Birthday to Michael, Happy Birthday dear Michael, Happy Birthday to Michael. Read More »

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Training
Swimming With Physics: Why Do Swimmers Go Faster When They Feel Slower?

Rebecca Westfall (left) and Gary Sturdy (right) have put their collective physics and swimming knowledge together and they believe that they've come up with a breakthrough for swim technique. Read More »

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US Grand Prix
Mesa Grand Prix Psych Sheets Released: Phelps To Swim 3 Events, Lochte to Swim 6 Events

Michael Phelps is entered in three events in his first meet since the 2012 London Olympics. He will be swimming the 100 butterfly, the 50 freestyle, and the 100 freestyle and the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Read More »

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Under Pressure: Do Swimmers Come Through in the Clutch?

Are swimmers ‘clutch’ in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock?

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Bernek Records Top Five Time In The 200 Backstroke In Budapest

On the second day of the Budapest Cup Hungarian Peter Bernek took the 200 backstroke in a time of 1:56.79 breaking into the world’s top five rankings…

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Day 3 of NASA Showcase: NAGs for Marciano, Andrew while Jiang hits 8 wins

Michael Andrew broke another National Age Group record to celebrate his 15th birthday. Meanwhile Vinny Marciano broke a NAG of his own and Joy Jiang won her 6th, 7th and 8th races in the 10-year-old age group.

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USA Swimming to Allow Bonus Swims at Summer Nationals for 18 & Unders

Once qualified for this summer’s National Championship meet, they’ll be assured of at least three swims in Irvine.

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Nike Swim

Ashley Twichell Talks Open Water Swimming – Video Interview

USA open water swimmer Ashley Twichell has been a pretty good run lately.  A good part of 2013 didn’t meet…

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Vinny Marciano Breaks His 3rd National Age Group Record at Showcase Classic

12-year old Vinny Marciano has taken a page out of Michael Andrew’s playbook and broken his 3rd National Age Group Record…

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On His 15th Birthday, Michael Andrew Takes Out 13-14 National Age Group Record in 100 Fly

Happy Birthday to Michael, Happy Birthday to Michael, Happy Birthday dear Michael, Happy Birthday to Michael.

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Swimming With Physics: Why Do Swimmers Go Faster When They Feel Slower?

Rebecca Westfall (left) and Gary Sturdy (right) have put their collective physics and swimming knowledge together and they believe that they’ve come up with a breakthrough for swim technique.

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Missy Franklin Will Train At Cal This Summer: Gold Medal Minute Video

Missy Franklin completes her first year with the Cal Golden Bears, and she loved the process. Franklin, a 5-time Olympic…

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Mesa Grand Prix Psych Sheets Released: Phelps To Swim 3 Events, Lochte to Swim 6 Events

Michael Phelps is entered in three events in his first meet since the 2012 London Olympics. He will be swimming the 100 butterfly, the 50 freestyle, and the 100 freestyle and the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

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Swim Capz

NASA Showcase day 3 prelims: Jiang continues 10 & under domination, Andrew to go after 200 breast NAG

10-year-old Joy Jiang looks to add to her 5 wins already in the 10-year-old class at the NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida.

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VIDEO: Meredith Novack Looks Back at Double Auau Channel Swim Record By 44 Minutes in First Attempt

In September, open water endurance swimming star Meredith Novack not only became the first woman to ever do a back-and-forth crossing of…

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Richard Quick to be inducted into Auburn’s Tiger Trail on Friday night

Former Auburn swim coach Richard Quick will be inducted into the Tiger Trail, a prestigious collection of the University’s most outstanding coaches, athletes and administrators.

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Three Australian Age Records Broken on Friday at 2014 Australian Age Championships

Friday marked the second-to-last day of the so-called ‘able-bodied’ portion of the 2014 Australian Age Championships, with the multi-class para…

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The Swimmer, (artist:  Steff Rocknak) KK Kate Jolyn Swimwear Swim Pictures by Mike Lewis Ryan Cochrane by Mike Lewis-5 Joao De Lucca wins 100 freestyle in 41.70, says the 100 free win was more meaningful than the 200 free for him this year.