Lifestyle

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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3 Easy Mistakes to Avoid in the College Recruiting Process

“I am a college swimming and diving coach and serve as my programs recruiting coordinator. I talk to and e-mail recruits every day and that process ends up being a large portion of what I do when I am not on the deck.”

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Michael Phelps MP Time-Lapse Video From Mesa

SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis captured thousands of images from Mesa, including a lot of underwater shots. Lewis put this 15 second Michael Phelps time-lapse video together from the competition coverage.

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10 Female Swimmer Problems

There are a lot of aspects and experiences unique to the female swimmer. I laugh about these a lot with my swimmer girls, and maybe you do too. Here are 10 Female Swimmer Problems…

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Photo Vault: Pretty In Pink – Regis Jesuit Boys Paint Nails to Support Team Mom

54 Regis Jesuit boys, moms, dads and the head coach, Nick Frasersmith, painted their nails “Optimistic Pink” to support team mom, Bonnie Suter, in her fight against Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer.

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For The Love Of Swimming – A Message To My Fellow Swammers

Years after the alarm stops ringing, teeth cease chattering, and the perpetual stomach retching settles, that sweet and tingly chemical aroma catches you off guard and you hear yourself saying “I think I’m ready.”

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27 Michael Phelps Photos From Mesa

Nothing but Michael Phelps…and one photo of his fiancée.

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