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The Top 8 Names Bowman and Phelps Should Name Their Next Horse

Based on Phelps’ heroics in Beijing, here are the top 8 names for Phelps and Bowman’s next pony.

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Countdown to the Comeback: Top 10 Michael Phelps feats – #2

Though he wasn’t even in the pool for the race’s most exciting portion, Michael Phelps will always be remembered for his iconic and exuberant celebration of the Americans’ improbable comeback in the Beijing 400 free relay.

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Jason Lezak & Seeds of Third Effort

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.

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Rise and Swim, Greatest Psych Up Video in Swimming

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Jason Lezak Back in the Pool for Anchor Leg at U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals during Gold Medal Delivery

In addition to swimming the relay and the Gold Medal Delivery, Lezak will judge a special “Lezak Catchphrase/Internet Meme Contest,” taking place over the next three weeks through July 10, in which the winner with the best Lezak submission will win a $100 SwimOutlet.com gift card, a USMS-branded baseball cap, a two-year USMS membership, and other goodies.

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Stories from the Pool, Jason Lezak, Part Two

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Stories from the Pool, Jason Lezak, Part One World Premiere

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Teaser

Watch the world premiere documentary film here on SwimSwam at 4pm ET!  “Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Part One” …

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Jason Lezak Decides to Retire at 37; Will Be Remembered for “The Anchor”

American Jason Lezak, who is nothing short of a swimming-hero, has made his retirement official at 37-years old. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The Jason Lezak Swimming Photo Vault

Jason Lezak, the man with the greatest performance in swimming history, the 2008 Olympic Games 4×100 freestyle relay anchor leg. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News Friday, September 21st *Updated

Former US National Team Coach, Mark Schubert, is involved in one of 3 sexual abuse related swimming cases that are in the news this week. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Alain Bernard to be Honored Friday in French Retirement Jubilee

French swimmer Alain Bernard, above, is one of three French Olympians being honored at a retirement ceremony today. (Photo Courtesy: Georges Biard)

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France Sending Near-Full Squad to Short Course World Championships

Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Armchair Olympic Coach, Create Your Historic 4×100 Free Relay

(Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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