Brent Hayden

8 post-race reactions swimmers know and love

#5 – “The 2008 Michael Phelps” – You just had the best race of your life and you want to let it out.

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Commonwealth Games will be the backbone of Canadian teams for 6 years says Atkinson

“This team is having great exposure and opportunity at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, and will be the backbone of Canadian teams for the next six years,” said John Atkinson, Swimming Canada high performance director.

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Men’s 50 and 100 Meter Freestyle – Commonwealth Games Preview – Australian Sprinters Unbeatable?

There’s been no denying that Australian sprinting is well on the rise and the Australians contain some of the fastest swimmers in the world on their roster. Five swimmers have been under 22 seconds this year in the 50m freestyle according to the TYR world rankings; all but one have been Australian.

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Olympian Scott Dickens announces retirement

‘’I’m going to miss my teammates the most,’’ said Dickens, who also competed at two Commonwealth Games, two Pan Am Games and three FINA World Championships.

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Swimming Canada Restructures High Performance Centres

After a period of review Swimming Canada has decided to reduce the number of high performance centres that are being funded largely by the national organization and redirect their funding to four high performances centres rather than five.

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Hayden and Ocean Falls Swim Team Head to BC Sports Hall of Fame

Brent Hayden and the 1965 Ocean Falls Swimming Team were amongst the newest inductees into the BC Sports Hall of…

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Olympian Brent Hayden Swims In the Bathtub

Canadian Olympic swim star, Brent Hayden, is a man with an artist’s eye for the usual. Sure, he was stalwart speed demon for most of his career, racking up Olympic, World Championship and Commonwealth Games medals, but he’s also a great photographer capturing stunning images.

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Canada Games Off to a Fast Start

The 2013 Canada Games has gotten off to a fast start in Sherbrooke, Quebec. On the first day there were…

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Canada: Savard breaks national record; new para performance coach hired

Katerine Savard was the top performer at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Montreal. Savard broke the Canadian record in the…

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The Origin of Freestyle, The Australian Crawl

Australian’s credit Alick Wickham with the invention of the front crawl (aka freestyle), but some debate who was the first to use this style of swimming.

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Annamay Pierse on how Canadian Swimmers can be difference makers

“I don’t think a lot of people in the Swimming Canada world realize how good they can they be.” This…

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Lochte, Beisel vs Canada’s Best at Mel Zajac International

On May 24th-26th 440 swimmers will gather at the UBC Aquatic Centre to compete in the Mel Zajac Jr International…

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Swimming Canada to Begin World Championship Trials Wednesday

Canada’s Ryan Cochrane, brunt of Swimming Canada’s April Fools joke, is really focused on the pool. But which races are his goals in Barcelona? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Moving On: What Lies in Store for Brent Hayden and the Future of Canada

“I think it will come from the person who puts themselves out into the international arena.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Canada Ready to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Swimmers and Coaches at the Third Annual Big Splash Awards

This evening Swimming Canada will be holding the Third Annual Big Splash, Canada’s version of the Golden Goggle Awards. The…

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