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Katie McLaughlin, Grant Shoults Named OCVarsity Swimmers of the Year

Future Cal Golden Bear Katie McLaughlin was chosen as the OC Register’s 2015 Girls’ High School Swimmer of the Year.

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Two of Seven Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Were Detroit Area HS Swimmers

Two of seven marines killed in a helicopter crash in March of this year were high school swimmers, according to…

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Training

Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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Olivier Leroy

7 Things Fast Swimmers Do That You Should Do Too

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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Bob Bowman Hires Misty Hyman As New Assistant Coach At Arizona State

“I didn’t know we could get a candidate that is this exceptional” – Bob Bowman

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In Briefs

In Briefs 05/29/15: Australian News, Swiss Swimmer Honored, Guyana Announces Pan Am Roster

Today’s “In Briefs” highlights the Australian Sports Commission’s lack of women within its own ranks, among other global news stories.

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Katinka Hosszu Responds to Doping Allegations, Mulls Legal Action
A Letter to High School Swimmers who “Aren’t Good Enough” to Swim in College
800 College Swimming Commits so far in 2015, see the list here
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sleep and Athletic Performance
10 Awkward Moments Swimmers Experience
Missy Franklin: How to Make a Swimmer Bun
VIDEO: Missy Franklin takes on former Cal footballer Brett Buchanan in ‘Buchanan Invite’
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10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)
The Michael Phelps Olympic Show is Live, and This Is Why It Matters
Katinka Hosszu Responds to Doping Allegations, Mulls Legal Action
10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers
15 Ways Swimmers Do It Much Better
A Letter to High School Swimmers who “Aren’t Good Enough” to Swim in College
800 College Swimming Commits so far in 2015, see the list here
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Katie McLaughlin, Grant Shoults Named OCVarsity Swimmers of the Year

Future Cal Golden Bear Katie McLaughlin was chosen as the OC Register’s 2015 Girls’ High School Swimmer of the Year.

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Two of Seven Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Were Detroit Area HS Swimmers

Two of seven marines killed in a helicopter crash in March of this year were high school swimmers, according to…

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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Finis

7 Things Fast Swimmers Do That You Should Do Too

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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Bob Bowman Hires Misty Hyman As New Assistant Coach At Arizona State

“I didn’t know we could get a candidate that is this exceptional” – Bob Bowman

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In Briefs 05/29/15: Australian News, Swiss Swimmer Honored, Guyana Announces Pan Am Roster

Today’s “In Briefs” highlights the Australian Sports Commission’s lack of women within its own ranks, among other global news stories.

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Hosszu, Lochte, Moller Pedersen among huge names to compete at Mare Nostrum in Monaco

The Mare Nostrum series’ Monaco stop – the final stop on the tour – has posted start lists that include some huge names, including the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu, the American SwimMAC contingent led by Ryan Lochte, and the rising group of Danish women including world record-holder Rikke Moller Pedersen.

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Kawecki wins again on day 2 of Polish Nationals, completes backstroke double

Former European Champion Radoslaw Kawecki continued to roll at Polish Nationals this week, winning the 100 back on day 2 after taking the 200 on day 1.

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Exciting Races to Come Over the Next Two Days at the Bergen Swim Festival

After the first day of prelims at the Bergen Swim Festival the semi-finals and finals should include some exciting racing…

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Brianna Leverenz, Recovering from Surgery, Commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Brianna Leverenz, who is recovering from spinal surgery, has committed to the Tennessee Volunteers.

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The Late Alexander Dale Oen Honored with Statue in Hometown

Hungarian swimmer, Daniel Gyurta, was present at the ceremony honoring the late Alexander Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer who tragically passed away on May 1, 2012.

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The Top 9 Swimming Pool Games: #3 Sharks and Minnows

Disclaimer: SwimSwam does not endorse all of these swimming pool games. Some are dangerous. Some, which are not so dangerous, will, however, enrage lifeguards and probably get you booted from your community pool.

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Stephanie Rice moves to Los Angeles, launching eBook, retreat series and more

Retired Australian triple-Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Rice is launching the next phase of her career from Los Angeles, focusing on holistic health and all-around well-being.

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Vermont’s Chevalier and Feierabend Named America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes

University of Vermont seniors Sam Chevalier and Ilsa Feierabend were named America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes.

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8 Ways to Develop Self-Discipline for Swimmers

Self-discipline, self-control or willpower, there are numerous ways to label what it is to have the mindset and fortitude to do the things that you have to do, even when you simply don’t feel like it or feel up to it.

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Duke Women Land Another Huge 2016 Commit, Suzanne Dolan from Machine Aquatics

Suzanne Dolan is the second 2016 commit to Duke before the open contact period has even begun.

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