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Brent Hayden to Compete for the Title of Canada’s Smartest Person

Olympic bronze medallist Brent Hayden will be one of the participants on the television program Canada’s Smartest Person…

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Big 12

Tough Texas men’s schedule includes big October quad plus mid-season split

The Texas Longhorn men have officialized their 2014-2015 schedule, which includes battles with 5 of the top 10 teams at last year’s NCAA Championships.

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Africa

African Swimming Federation Postpones 2014 African Championships Over Ebola Concerns

Ebola fears have struck a second major international swimming competition this week, as La Confederation Africaine de Natation (African Swimming Federation)…

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Asia

Playful banter or rollicking trash talk? Sun Yang ramps up rivalry with TV commercials directed at Park Tae-Hwan

With about a week to go until the start of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, perhaps the biggest rivalry of the meet is already heating up.

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Training Intel

Freestyle Flip Turn: Mastering The Approach

The important law of inertia comes into play at several key times during the flip turn and the approach to the wall is one of them. If a body in motion truly wants to stay in motion then the worst thing we can do is slow down while approaching the wall. Yet nearly every swimmer does.

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Training

Steele Wisdom: 7 Visualization Drills for Fast Swimming

Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.

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Brent Hayden to Compete for the Title of Canada’s Smartest Person

Olympic bronze medallist Brent Hayden will be one of the participants on the television program Canada’s Smartest Person…

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Tough Texas men’s schedule includes big October quad plus mid-season split

The Texas Longhorn men have officialized their 2014-2015 schedule, which includes battles with 5 of the top 10 teams at last year’s NCAA Championships.

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African Swimming Federation Postpones 2014 African Championships Over Ebola Concerns

Ebola fears have struck a second major international swimming competition this week, as La Confederation Africaine de Natation (African Swimming Federation)…

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Finis

Playful banter or rollicking trash talk? Sun Yang ramps up rivalry with TV commercials directed at Park Tae-Hwan

With about a week to go until the start of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, perhaps the biggest rivalry of the meet is already heating up.

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Mastering The Approach

The important law of inertia comes into play at several key times during the flip turn and the approach to the wall is one of them. If a body in motion truly wants to stay in motion then the worst thing we can do is slow down while approaching the wall. Yet nearly every swimmer does.

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Steele Wisdom: 7 Visualization Drills for Fast Swimming

Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.

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Nike Swim

Swim Music Video: LaGuardia Aquatic Club Twisters

Swim Music Video is courtesy of LaGuardia Aquatic Club Twisters.

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Katinka Hosszu to Release a Motivational Book Titled “Hungary’s Iron Lady”

Katinka Hosszu will release her first book two months from Monday in Hungary. The English version comes in 2015.

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Lionel Horter, Technical Director of French Swimming, Abruptly Resigns from Post

Lionel Horter, the 49-year-old technical director of French swimming, announced to the press today that he had given notice to…

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Paddock Evacuator

DIII Senior Spotlight: Brazier and Restaino

Mary Washington’s Robin Brazier and Chicago’s Tony Restaino are featured in this Senior Spotlight, a a tribute to the athletes of Division III, showcasing seniors from across the country who have brought their own passion to swimming and academia. All hail DIII.

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Swim Job: Wichita Swim Club seeks Director of Aquatic Programming / Swim School

Under the Supervision of the General Manager/Head Coach the Aquatics Programming Director is responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of the Wichita Swim Club’s aquatic programs.

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All in the details: Tripp Montgomery and the turnaround of Carolina Aquatics

Tripp Montgomery has turned the smallest details into major gains for Carolina Aquatics out of Columbia, SC.

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Swim Capz

Albright College School Record Holder Matt Rein Killed in House Fire

Matthew Rein, a member of the Albright College swim team, died tragically in a house fire, according to school officials….

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Breaststroker/Freestyler Hybrid Tommy Brewer Verbally Commits to Auburn

Tommy Brewer of Current Swimming in Bend, Oregon has verbally committed to become an Auburn Tiger next fall, he told…

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Schlanger and Wright Tie the Knot

Australian Olympians Melanie Schlanger and Chris Wright were married over the weekend…

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James Magnussen Misses Second Meet In Two Weeks Due To Back Injury

After missing the Singapore Swim Stars meet in early September due to a back injury, it appears as though Australian…

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