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Nica Nadadores: Using swimming to make a difference in Nicaragua

A group of former collegiate swimmers are bringing the sport they love to Nicaragua in order to help local kids develop leadership skills and gain better educational opportunities.

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College Recruiting

Yale Gets Commitment from Santa Clara Swim Club’s Cooper Burrill

Santa Clara freestyler Cooper Burrill is the latest to commit to the Yale Bulldogs for the 2015-16 season.

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Lifestyle

5 Things Swimmers Can Be Thankful For

I think we all know that there is a lot more to swimming than the day-in-day-out of practices with the occasional best time. Here are five things swimmers in particular can be thankful for:

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This Holiday Season Give Them a Competitive Edge

For Black Friday, BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.

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Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer

This article is the first in a series of three on shallow water blackout that we will publish to raise awareness of the issue and help prevent further tragedies from occurring.

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Anthony Ervin Chases the Water Dragon – Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Anthony Ervin is taking the 2014 Short Course World Championships off to drill-down on his book, Chasing the Water Dragon. The highly anticipated memoir is expected to hit book shelves in the spring of 2016.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers

It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

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Race Club Turkey Circuit – A Thanksgiving Day Swimming Workout

Here is a Thanksgiving-day workout that both sprinters and distance swimmers can do, and hopefully, will like, even though it is a tough one. We call it the Race Club Turkey Circuit.

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Bloomington, Illinois Backstroker Lauren Oostman Signs NLI with Eastern Illinois

Lauren Oostman of Normal Community High School and Waves Bloomington/Normal Y Swim Team has signed with EIU Panthers for 2015-16.

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4-Time CIF-San Diego Section Champ Georgia Reilly Commits to Penn

The Penn Quakers picked up a commitment from San Diego IM/back specialist Georgia Reilly (left) for 2015-16.

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Tyler Graves of Florida’s Academy Aquatic Club Signs with Carson-Newman

Tyler Graves, of Spoto High School and Academy Aquatic Club, has committed to swim for the CNU Eagles in 2015-16.

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Brittany MacLean Wins Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year

Brittany MacLean has been named the 2014 Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year.

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NCAP Freestyler Adrian Lin Commits to Yale University

NCAP and Georgetown Prep freestyler Adrian Lim has committed to Yale.

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Northwestern Wildcats Land Commitment From Talented Sprint Butterflier/Freestyler Arjun Sharma

Arjun Sharma signing his National Letter of Intent for the Northwestern Wildcats

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Cal Poly Grabs In-State Sprinter Zack Allen

Sprinter Zack Allen will join the Mustangs of California Polytechnic State University next year.

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Caitlin Cockcroft Stays In-State, Commits to UNC-Wilmington

Sprinter Caitlin Cockcroft wearing her new UNC-Wilmington gear as she prepares to strengthen their sprint free and fly group next year.

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Carson-Newman swim team closes Fall Frenzy at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center

“Quite impressive swimming this weekend for us. It truly humbles me to see how hard the athletes have trained and for them to see it pay off in this magnificent way across the board is fantastic,” coach Paige McCord said. “We want to give the glory to Christ for all he has blessed this team with, both in and out of the water.”

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