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10 Open Water Swim Tips & Etiquette

As the sport of Open Water Swimming becomes more and more popular, here are some helpful safety and etiquette tips…

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Mexican Nationals Day Two: Third National Record Goes Down In Two Days

On the second day of competition there was only one more added to the Pan Am Games team as Liliana Ibanez won the 100m freestyle in a time of 56.27. She was off her national record, but still managed to pull off a big win and earn her spot on the team.

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Emma Gourdie Gives Verbal Commitment To Swim For James Madison University For 2016-2017 Season

Mount Pleasant Swim Club’s Emma Gourdie is one of the first to commit for the 2016-2017 freshman class, announcing her verbal commitment to swim for James Madison University in the fall of 2016.

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Europe

Lajunen Sweeps the Women’s Distance Freestyle Events at Finnish Championships

aura Lajunen swept the women’s distance events by taking the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 17:08.30…

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Rock Island High School Boys Swim Season Shaded by Forfeits and Hazing Accusations

After some inattention to Illinois High School Association (IHSA) eligibility by-laws, it was discovered that two members of the Rock…

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10 Open Water Swim Tips & Etiquette

As the sport of Open Water Swimming becomes more and more popular, here are some helpful safety and etiquette tips…

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Mexican Nationals Day Two: Third National Record Goes Down In Two Days

On the second day of competition there was only one more added to the Pan Am Games team as Liliana Ibanez won the 100m freestyle in a time of 56.27. She was off her national record, but still managed to pull off a big win and earn her spot on the team.

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Canadian Professor Awarded Grant to Study Team Canada Swimming

Building on the announcement by the Government of Canada that it will match private sector investment in support of the…

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Emma Gourdie Gives Verbal Commitment To Swim For James Madison University For 2016-2017 Season

Mount Pleasant Swim Club’s Emma Gourdie is one of the first to commit for the 2016-2017 freshman class, announcing her verbal commitment to swim for James Madison University in the fall of 2016.

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Lajunen Sweeps the Women’s Distance Freestyle Events at Finnish Championships

aura Lajunen swept the women’s distance events by taking the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 17:08.30…

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Rock Island High School Boys Swim Season Shaded by Forfeits and Hazing Accusations

After some inattention to Illinois High School Association (IHSA) eligibility by-laws, it was discovered that two members of the Rock…

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Canadian Government To Continue Investment On High-Performance Sport Through Federal Budget

Canadian Swimming has been focusing a lot on developing from the ground up in the last few seasons, and it seems the funding to do just that will continue as the Canadian Government will fund high-performance sport in hopes of developing the next generation of successful athletes.

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2015 TYR JAX 50 Sprint Dual Challenge: Watch Live

Professional swimmers including Arianna Vanderpoole-Wallace, Madison Kennedy, Hannah Riordan, Katarina Filova, Josh schneider, Felipe Lima, Mark Weber, and Elvis Burrows will all be racing.

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Former Jr. National Teamer Jorie Caneta Transferring From Arizona State to Texas A&M

Former Junior National Teamer Jorie Caneta has decided to transfer from Arizona State to Texas A&M University after her freshman season…

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Dean Boles Named New National Coach in Denmark

Swim Ontario Provincial Coach Dean Boles will become the new National Coach in Denmark…

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Swimming Set To Receive Second Highest IOC Funding Among All Olympic Sports

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, the organization that represents all 28 sports on the 2016 Rio Olympic Program, is giving swimming one of the highest revenue distributions out of any sport.

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Kierra Smith, Matt Barnard Named University of Minnesota MVP’s

After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.

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Shouts from the Stands: Upper Case ‘M’ – Manatee or Masters?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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5 Reasons Why Swimming on a Small Club Team is Great

Swim teams come in all different shapes and sizes, and they are from many walks of life. Some are massive, having close to a thousand swimmers, and some are smaller. Here are 5 reasons why swimming on a small club team is great.

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Bob Bowman Confirmed As New Head Coach of Arizona State University; Phelps Likely To Follow

Bob Bowman, coach of the one and only Michael Phelps, will become Head Coach at Arizona State University.

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Swim Job: IUPUI seeks assistant swim coach

IUPUI is committed to providing educational opportunities that transform the lives of students, the community, and the changing world around them.

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