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Georgia Bulldogs Host Vanderbilt In Season Opener

“We’re looking forward to Wednesday’s meet,” said Harvey Humphries, Georgia’s Acting Head Coach. “It’s like any sport in that you practice and practice and you look forward to competing against someone else. It’s early in the training, but you always get excited when you can race someone.”

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College Recruiting

Minnesota Picks up 4th Women’s Verbal Commit This Week – Erin Buck

Senior Katie Anton and Erin Buck pose on the football field at the University of Minnesota.

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College

Utes’ Track & Field Sprinter Rhi Williams Back in the Pool, Just in Time for Friday’s Home Opener Against Stanford

Two-sport standout from Colorado, Rhianna Williams, is rumored to be making her first appearance for the Utes in Friday’s home opener against Stanford.

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Training Intel

Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

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Asia

2014 Asian Games – Sun Yang Takes Down Hagino And Park In 400 Free – Day Three Finals

After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.

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International

Jeanette Ottesen joining Velje Triton club as an ‘elite consultant’, no word on future training plans

Denmark’s European champ Jeanette Ottesen is joining a new swim club, but perhaps not in the way many would expect.

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Powerlist

Georgia Bulldogs Host Vanderbilt In Season Opener

“We’re looking forward to Wednesday’s meet,” said Harvey Humphries, Georgia’s Acting Head Coach. “It’s like any sport in that you practice and practice and you look forward to competing against someone else. It’s early in the training, but you always get excited when you can race someone.”

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Minnesota Picks up 4th Women’s Verbal Commit This Week – Erin Buck

Senior Katie Anton and Erin Buck pose on the football field at the University of Minnesota.

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Utes’ Track & Field Sprinter Rhi Williams Back in the Pool, Just in Time for Friday’s Home Opener Against Stanford

Two-sport standout from Colorado, Rhianna Williams, is rumored to be making her first appearance for the Utes in Friday’s home opener against Stanford.

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Finis

Ian Silverman Among 4 Swimming Nominees for IPC “Young Athlete of the Month”

Ian Silverman is one of 6 nominees for IPC Young Athlete of the Month for August.

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Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

  Comment First!Read More »

2014 Asian Games – Sun Yang Takes Down Hagino And Park In 400 Free – Day Three Finals

After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.

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Nike Swim

Jeanette Ottesen joining Velje Triton club as an ‘elite consultant’, no word on future training plans

Denmark’s European champ Jeanette Ottesen is joining a new swim club, but perhaps not in the way many would expect.

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The Swimmer’s 3-Step Strategy for Dealing with a Poor Performance

Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.

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Wolverine men get big distance pickup with Wilton Y’s Stephen Holmquist

The Michigan Wolverines reloaded their distance corps this week, picking up a verbal commitment from former YMCA national champion Stephen Holmquist.

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Paddock Evacuator

NCAP’s Robyn Dryer verbally commits to North Carolina Tar Heels

The University of North Carolina got in on the recruiting action this week, picking up a verbal from Nation’s Capital Swim Club freestyler Robyn Dryer.

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Arkansas Razorbacks pick up Iowa Pirahna breaststroker Sydney Angell for 2015

Iowa breaststroker/IMer Sydney Angell has verbally committed to swim for the Arkansas Razorbacks starting next fall.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Three Prelims

Day three of the 2014 Asian Games begins with the women’s 50 backstroke…

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Swim Capz

Kentucky Wildcats pick up three commitments on the women’s side for 2015

Pittsburgh-area swimmers Kathryn Painter and Kayla Churman, plus Ohio’s Geena Freriks, have verbally committed to join the Wildcats next season.

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College Swimming Previews: Stability arrives for #8 Arizona in first full year under DeMont

Bonnie Brandon lost most of her NCAA meet last spring to a devastating illness, but at full strength this season she’ll be the centerpiece of Rick DeMont’s Wildcats.

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Bradley Schott Named To Iona College Swimming And Diving Coaching Staff

Iona College Head Coach Nick Cavataro: “Bradley has a strong background in technique and mechanics and will provide excellent guidance for this team to reach its maximum potential.”

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6 racing suits that revolutionized modern swimming

A swimsuit is a statement. It defines a swimmer for who they are and what they do.

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