Lifestyle

Records, Stereotypes Fall in LGBTQ Movement

Proud to Play: Where the Gay and Athletic Communities Intersect by Oliver Goodman | [email protected] “Stereotypes are like records,” Jack…

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The Michael Phelps Olympic Show is Live, and This Is Why It Matters

“The Olympics, often driven by nationalistic pride and the country medal-count, morphed into something else over the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Games. We all lived the experience through Phelps. Swimmers globally cheered him on…”

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The Top 10 Water Safety Rules in honor International Water Safety Day

Swimming video is courtesy of Eve and Candace, the world’s foremost unknown swim vloggers (now kind of famous for swim vlogging).

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7 Questions to Consider When on a Recruiting Trip

Choosing a college swim team is one of the biggest decisions that student athletes make.

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5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say

The things we tell ourselves matters. Here are 5 things you’ll never hear a successful swimmer tell themselves.

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11 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, Ariana Kukors (featured video) & many more.

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7 Ways to Swim Fearlessly in 2015 and 2016

Is fear holding you back from achieving your potential in the pool? Here are 7 tips to swim fearlessly in 2015.

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7 Tips for Swim Parents on the College Recruiting Process

I hope this helps you wade through pools of confusion and simplifies the process. Enjoy the recruiting experience—it’s an exciting time in your swimmer’s life—and in yours, too.

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2 Breaststroke Techniques and 3 Key Timing Tips

Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.

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7 Things You Should Know About Alexander Popov

One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.

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#SwimMomMonday: A Conversation with Debra Gemmell

Debra Gemmell with her son Andrew at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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Rebecca Soni and Kim Vandenberg launch campaign to build a family a home

Olympians Kim Vandenberg and Rebecca Soni have launched a campaign to support their efforts to build a home for a family in need in Mexico via Hope Sports.

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Kade Knoch blogs from the National Diversity Select Camp: Blog #4 – Being your own hero

King Marlin Swim Club member Kade Knoch practices at the Olympic Training Center during USA Swimming’s 2015 National Diversity Select Camp.

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Lessons From Legends – Olympic Champion Mike Barrowman

“One of the great competitors in the last 25 years of swimming is Mike Barrowman, a 200 breaststroker.”

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