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Maryland backstroker Jake Lamparella commits to Wisconsin Badgers for 2015 season

Maryland backstroker Jake Lamparella (pictured with his coach and parents) has verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin, and will join the Badgers starting in the fall of 2015.

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Pan Am Games Torch Lit And Coming To Toronto

The Pan Am Games torch was lit on Monday at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico by the Aztec people and is now ready to make its way to Toronto for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

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Training

6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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Canada

Brittany MacLean’s Recovery Not As Smooth As She Hoped – Still Takes Victory At Mel Zajac International

Olympic finalist Brittany MacLean jumped back into competition this weekend at the Mel Zajac International following a week-long break from training after the 2015 Canadian Team Trials.

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Canadian National Team Member Markus Thormeyer To Join High Performance Centre – Vancouver

Markus Thormeyer will be joining the High Performance Centre – Vancouver this September to train under top Canadian coach (and Swimswam’s 2014 Canadian coach of the year) Tom Johnson.

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Australia

Brian King under investigation by Swimming Australia for alleged verbal abuse of athletes

Club officials say Brian King had a winding and eventful tenure with the Miami Swimming Club, and his treatment of swimmers is now under Swimming Australia investigation, while his former boss Denis Cotterell and Swimming Australia itself have also come under fire.

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Maryland backstroker Jake Lamparella commits to Wisconsin Badgers for 2015 season

Maryland backstroker Jake Lamparella (pictured with his coach and parents) has verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin, and will join the Badgers starting in the fall of 2015.

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Pan Am Games Torch Lit And Coming To Toronto

The Pan Am Games torch was lit on Monday at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico by the Aztec people and is now ready to make its way to Toronto for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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Brittany MacLean’s Recovery Not As Smooth As She Hoped – Still Takes Victory At Mel Zajac International

Olympic finalist Brittany MacLean jumped back into competition this weekend at the Mel Zajac International following a week-long break from training after the 2015 Canadian Team Trials.

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Canadian National Team Member Markus Thormeyer To Join High Performance Centre – Vancouver

Markus Thormeyer will be joining the High Performance Centre – Vancouver this September to train under top Canadian coach (and Swimswam’s 2014 Canadian coach of the year) Tom Johnson.

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Brian King under investigation by Swimming Australia for alleged verbal abuse of athletes

Club officials say Brian King had a winding and eventful tenure with the Miami Swimming Club, and his treatment of swimmers is now under Swimming Australia investigation, while his former boss Denis Cotterell and Swimming Australia itself have also come under fire.

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VIDEO: World Championship hosts Russia produce exciting pump-up video

It’s the season for pump-up videos in the lead-up to the 2015 FINA World Championships, and the host nation of Russia has gotten in on the action with this video highlighting the preparation of their top swimmers and coaches.

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3 Ways to do a Shoulder Safe Swimming Workout

Practicing proper technique is arguably the #1 measure you can take to prevent or recover from an overuse injury. To avoid technique that can aggravate an injury, warm-up with 3-5 drills before every workout.

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Safety and Security a Growing Concern for 2016 Olympic Games

Pollution, venue construction delays, labor strikes….news out of Brazil, as the country prepares to host the 2016 Olympic Games, has…

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Swimming Heroes We Remember: Tedford H. Cann, The Man Who Beat the Duke

On this day of remembrance, we remember one of our own who is buried in the Arlington National Cemetery.

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2015 World Championship Teaser Video with Lochte, Adrian, Morozov and Manaudou

Why is Michael Phelps in this Russian teaser video for the 2015 FINA World Championships?

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Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner, BridgeAthletic, today we featured Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises. This summer at US Nationals, Ervin battled a lightning fast final to win the title in the 50m freestyle.

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92 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 92 Swim Jobs you might love.

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Steele Johnson finishes fourth on 10-meter at FINA Diving World Series in Windsor, Ontario

Steele Johnson (Carmel, Ind./West Lafayette, Ind.) finished fourth in the individual men’s 10-meter final Sunday at the FINA Diving World Series in Windsor,…

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Overholt Bags Two More Gold on the Final Night of the Mel Zajac Jr International

Emily Overholt added two more gold to her collection on the final night of the Mel Zajac Jr International being held at the University of British Columbia…

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Manuel touches out Neal, Cal backstrokers roll on closing day of 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford teammates Simone Manuel (left) and Lia Neal (right) showed down in the 100 free while Cal teammates Ryan Murphy and Rachel Bootsma dominated the 100 back on the final day of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine.

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