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NCAA Releases Official Psych Sheets for 2015 Women’s NCAA Championships

With divers yet to go, the Georgia women are the only team with a full roster of 18 athletes so far.

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Newport boys win Washington 4A state title in crazy, three-team final-relay finish

Washington’s high school class 4A (big schools) state title came down to the final relay, with three different programs in the hunt right down to the finish.

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5 Misconceptions of Gold Medal Clubs and the Truth

Swimming for a gold medal club is tough. Here are five misconceptions about gold medal clubs that always win the state meet.

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Northern Kentucky Clippers Announce Norm Wright as New Head Coach

Erlanger, Kentucky, March 3, 2015  The Northern Kentucky Clippers are pleased to announce that after conducting a national search, we…

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ESPN: USA Swimming Having Preliminary Conversations to Reinstate Michael Phelps for Worlds

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that preliminary, informal discussions have begun to reinstate Michael Phelps to the 2015 World Championships team.

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NCAA Releases Official Psych Sheets for 2015 Women’s NCAA Championships

With divers yet to go, the Georgia women are the only team with a full roster of 18 athletes so far.

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Newport boys win Washington 4A state title in crazy, three-team final-relay finish

Washington’s high school class 4A (big schools) state title came down to the final relay, with three different programs in the hunt right down to the finish.

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5 Misconceptions of Gold Medal Clubs and the Truth

Swimming for a gold medal club is tough. Here are five misconceptions about gold medal clubs that always win the state meet.

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Finis

Northern Kentucky Clippers Announce Norm Wright as New Head Coach

Erlanger, Kentucky, March 3, 2015  The Northern Kentucky Clippers are pleased to announce that after conducting a national search, we…

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ESPN: USA Swimming Having Preliminary Conversations to Reinstate Michael Phelps for Worlds

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that preliminary, informal discussions have begun to reinstate Michael Phelps to the 2015 World Championships team.

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4 Tips for Parents to Keep Your Swimmer in the Game

“Why is the focus on the top swimmers? Why don’t younger kids get more attention?”

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Swim Job: Sierra Marlins Swim Team seeks Assistant Senior/Lead Varsity Swim Coach

The Sierra Marlins Swim Team is one of the top competitive USA Swimming programs in the country in the greater Sacramento area.

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3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Help the Effectiveness of Your Taper

Restorative yoga is a very powerful tool to enhance recovery…

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Meilutyte and Proud Become Spokespeople for Plymouth Learn to Swim Campaign

Ruta Meilutyte and Ben Proud have joined forces with three national team divers and the city to ensure that every child in the community learns to swim…

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Australia’s Christian Sprenger Looks Forward to Return to Pool at 2015 Australian Swimming Championships

Christian Sprenger from Australia seems to have successfully recovered from shoulder surgery and is looking forward to getting back on the competitive swimming scene with the 2015 Australian Swimming Championships.

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Sandpipers of Nevada GoPro in Texas at Big 10 Stampede Meet

The Sandpipers of Nevada were one of 9 teams the descended upon the Lakeside Aquatic Club in Texas for the…

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Raising Awareness: Struggles, Suicide and Swimming

Here at SwimSwam, we’ve taken some considerable time this year, working with Emily Brunemmann, among others, to focus on mental…

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Former National Teamer Jasmine Tosky Announces Retirement with 1 Year of Eligibility Remaining

USC junior Jasmine Tosky has announced her retirement from competitive swimming weeks before her 3rd NCAA Championship meet.

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Projecting the Field for the Women’s 2015 NCAA Championships (Cut Line Analysis)

Texas A&M’s Liili Ibanez was 6th at NCAA’s last season in the 200 free. This season, by our math, she was the second-to-last swimmer to qualify.

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From One Legend to Another: Hackett Cites Phelps as Catalyst for Return to the Pool

Grant Hackett gleaned inspiration from American swimming legend MIchael Phelps in his decision to “test the waters” in a possible comeback to competitive swimming.

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