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5 Things Every Tall Swimmer Hears

6-time Olympic medalist Matt Grevers, aka The Gentle Giant, is 6 feet 9 inches tall.

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Shouts from the Stands: How math can cure the “Back of the Lane Blues”

Piranhas Swim Club coach Jay Smith shares some math tips to help your swimmers get the most out of your practices.

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13 Perks of Being A Swimmer

Swimming is undeniably a tough sport, but we have perks, lots of them. Here are thirteen.

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Michael Phelps Speaks at Boys & Girls Club Event in Knoxville

22-time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps was on-hand to speak to young swimmers at a Boys & Girls Club Event in Knoxville, TN on January 28, 2015. (photo shown is unrelated)

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Sport England Survey Reveals Significant Drop in Swimming Participation

The recent Sport England Active People Survey revealed a significant drop in participation in the sport of swimming.

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Meet USA Synchro’s newest hopeful: Britney Spears

The United States Sychronized Swimming team has a new face looking to join the program heading into the Rio Olympics: chart-topping singer Britney Spears.

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3 Steps To Finding a Job When You Are a Swimmer

“I believe swimmers should have an advantage when looking for a job… Here are my top 3 suggestions to swimmers who may be entering the workforce or looking for a better opportunity.”

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Autonomy Era: What does Title IX mean for the possibility of paid college athletes?

An interview with Nancy Hogshead-Makar, an Olympic champion swimmer and CEO and founder of ChampionWomen.

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Mental Health: How to be proactive in helping others

When it comes to mental illness, it can be difficult to help someone struggling when there is no visible injury.

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Wachusett Storm 15-year-old Michelle Farnsworth passes away from cancer

Farnsworth was described by friends as “an amazing person” with a “contagious positivity.”

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6 Reasons You Will Learn to Love Your Early AM Practices

Early AM swim practices, while nearly universally loathed, are also a proving ground that separates the elite from the rest. Here are 6 reasons to learn to love early AM practices.

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What To Tell Your Swimmer After They’ve Had a Bad Swim

It’s a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Here is a simple strategy to help your swimmer move forward.

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