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Sjostrom Betters Hosszu in Two Out of Three Races in Norway

On the first day of the Bergen Swim Festival Sarah Sjostrom and Katinka Hosszu went head to head in the finals three times…

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SEC

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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Featured

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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Lifestyle

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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Lifestyle

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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Training

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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Sjostrom Betters Hosszu in Two Out of Three Races in Norway

On the first day of the Bergen Swim Festival Sarah Sjostrom and Katinka Hosszu went head to head in the finals three times…

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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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Finis

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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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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Sharkfest Swims Come to the Midwest

The presence of sharks is no longer limited to oceanic waters – there are sharks everywhere! And, this summer, you’ll find them in two Midwest locations – Chicago and Indianapolis.

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Swimmers Need to Bone up on Newton’s Laws of Motion

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Paddock Evacuator

Swim Job: Aqua Lung seeks Specialty Sales Manager

Aqua Lung America, Inc. specializes in the development, manufacture and distribution of technical life support, water, safety, personal fitness and recreation products.

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Swim Job: Aqua Lung seeks Outside Sales Representative – South East Region

Aqua Lung America, Inc. specializes in the development, manufacture and distribution of technical life support, water, safety, personal fitness and recreation products.

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Swim Job: City of St. Peters Rec-Plex seeks Swim Coach for indoor swim team

The City of St. Peters, Missouri, is a City that works with a quality of life that’s second to none, recognized by Money Magazine twice as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America.

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Swim Capz

Swim Job: Aqua Lung seeks Outside Sales Representative – South Central Region

Aqua Lung America, Inc. specializes in the development, manufacture and distribution of technical life support, water, safety, personal fitness and recreation products.

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Switkowski and Kawecki Put Up Top Five Times at Polish Nationals

Jan Switkowski and Radoslaw Kawecki both posted top five times on the first day of the Polish National Championships…

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Connor Jaeger makes one last Fitter and Faster Tour stop before World Championships

Connor Jaeger has rapidly become America’s most loved male distance swimmer. At the Charlotte ProSwim, Jaeger capped off the meet by posting the third fastest time in the world in the 1,500 meter free this year.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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