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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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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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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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A Daily Mental Toughness Checklist for Swimmers

Mental toughness? For swimmers? Sure, I’ll take me some of that. Here is a daily checklist for swimmers to stay mentally tough in the water.

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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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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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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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A Daily Mental Toughness Checklist for Swimmers

Mental toughness? For swimmers? Sure, I’ll take me some of that. Here is a daily checklist for swimmers to stay mentally tough in the water.

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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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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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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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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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Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter (Or How I Became a Sub-3:00 Minute 200 Freestyle Kicker)

You know those moments in your training where you do something you have never done before? You reach a new height or speed that you never thought was possible? Here is how to harness that powerful feeling so that you can consistently improve in the pool.

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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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