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Josh Davis Breaks USMS Record, Interviews USMS Star Matt Grevers, Hosts Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic

Josh, 42 years old, dropped a 1:38.23 breaking the 200 yard free USMS Record for the 40-44 age group. (Michael Ross held the record at 1:38.94.)

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Swimming is for life USMS Nationals Photo Vault

There’s a lot of fast swimming going on in San Antonio Texas this week at the  Nationwide USMS Spring Nationals.  Swim…

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Why You Should Listen to your Swim Coach

Listening to your coach is something that every swimmer needs to learn to do. Athletes that have a coach that they can rely on and have confidence in will become greater swimmers in the long run.

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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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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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5 Ways Swimming is Like Dating

How is swimming like dating? Here are five ways…

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Let’s Not Wait Until Someone Dies

Dr. Keith Bell and Bridger Bell: “Swimming at Western Kentucky University died this week. The cause of death was hazing…”

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11 things I’ve learned from two weeks of Masters Swimming

After 15 years of swim parenting, I joined Masters two weeks ago. Here are 11 things I’ve learned from two weeks of Masters…

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3 Tips on Summer Sun Exposure

Whether you swim under the sun every day at practice or catch some rays at one meet in the next few months, protecting your skin is critical to your health now and in the long term. Let’s discuss sun exposure and how it relates to you.

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6 Olympic Stars Headline Charity Concert to benefit Swim to Win Foundation

The benefit concert kicks off the Swim to Win Clinic featuring internationally acclaimed Olympians including: Janet Evans, Rowdy Gaines, Jason Lezak, Aaron Peirsol, Chloe Sutton, Amanda Beard and many more.

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Shouts From The Stands: Why The NCAA Shouldn’t Pay Athletes

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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Cover Letter for a Swimmer

Do you struggle to describe the qualifications that make you the most appealing candidate for a job? How do the job applications of swimmers stack up against those who have spent their summers donning Kenneth Cole suits rather than Speedo suits?

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VIDEO: The Hammerheads and swimming with autism

Last week, The New York Times published a short video documentary on the Hammerheads, a swim team composed entirely of children with autism.

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Shouts from the Stands: A Tech Suit State of Mind

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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Swim Poem: The Lane Not Taken

This poem is inspired by and based off of Robert Frost’s poem, The Road Not Taken, with a swimming twist added to it.

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