South African Athletes Go Into Doha With A Chip On Their Shoulders

After having only two swimmers being funded by Operation Excellence South African swimmers head into Doha with something to prove…

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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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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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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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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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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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FINA Congress to Consider Olympic Standards, Junior Short Course World Records

Katie Ledecky holds 4 long course World Records already. FINA will consider adding short course World Records this weekend in Doha.

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Stefano Morini Wins Inaugural Italian Coach of the Year Award

Italy’s Stefano Morini was named the Italian Swim Coach of the Year at the country’s national conference last weekend.

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Czech Republic Announces Nominees for Worlds

The Czech Association of Swimming is preparing send 14 nominees to compete in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, at…

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Youth Olympics Finalist Christopher Reid Will Join Alabama in the Spring

Christopher Reid takes a selfie with volunteers at the Youth Olympic Games.

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Belgium to Send 8 Swimmers to Short Course Worlds

Coming off of a National Record at the Belgian Championships three weeks ago, Fanny Lecluyse has been named to the country’s Short Course World Championships squad.

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Ryan Cochrane Wins Canadian Swimmer of the Year for 7th-Straight Year

Distance swimmer Ryan Cochrane has been Canada’s best male swimmer for more than half-a-decade.

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Australian open water stars get their tail feathers wet to launch the 2015 Swim the Swan

Network Ten sports journalist Lachy Reid has today challenged Australia’s Open Water swim team members Rhys Mainstone and Simon Huitenga to an open water race with a twist in Perth’s iconic Swan River.

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The Hungarian Swimming Association Announces Hall of Fame Nominees

The Hungarian Swimming Association announced a list of Hall of Fame nominees

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