California Aquatics

14-Year Old Ashlyn Schoof Takes Top Seed in 200 Back at Prelims of Minneapolis Grand Prix

Day 3’s preliminary session at the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix featured a 14-year old breakout backstroker having another good swim.

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Tom Shields: His Confidence Grows With Every Stroke; In Durden He Trusts

Tom Shields has already earned $9,000 at this year’s FINA World Cup, but the confidence he’s earned could be worth so much more.

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USA Swimming Announces 2013-2014 National Team

35-time World Champion, and 5-time Olympic Champion, Ryan Lochte headlines 111 swimmers on the 2013-2014 USA Swimming National Team. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: Men’s 50 freestyle, Familiar Faces with New Expectations

Can Nathan Adrian go from not qualifying in 2012 to gold in 2013? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Missy Franklin to Take 2nd American Spot in 50 Backstroke at Worlds

Despite media reports, Missy Franklin will be entered in the 50 backstroke for the World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Rachel Bootsma Loves Owning Records, Video Interview

(Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Rachel Bootsma Takes Down US Open and American Record to Win the 50 Backstroke

Bootsma breaks Hayley McGregory’s US Open and American record in the 50 breaststroke at the 2013 World Championship Trials. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Male Sprinters Put on Top Performances in Morning 1 at 2013 US World Championship Trials.

In a shocking women’s 100 free prelim, Shannon Vreeland snuck in for the top seed with a lifetime best. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coaches Locked and Loaded on Eve of World Championship Trials (Photo Vault)

Frank Busch is THE coach of the United States. See who else Tim Binning caught at the Nat on the eve of the 2013 U.S. World Championship Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 US Worlds Trials Preview: A Dozen Names for Half a Dozen Spots in the Women’s 100 Free

There is little consensus about the favorites in the women’s 100 free except that it should be a crazy, unpredictable race. (Photo: Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt, Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy, Courtesy Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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100m Freestyle World Champ Trials Preview: Solidifying of the Guard

Nathan Adrian, the defending Olympic Champion, is a big favorite in the 100 free with many retirements from the male sprint group. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Anthony Ervin Feels a Lot of Room for Improvement After Finishing 3rd in 50 Free

Anthony Ervin (pink cap) finished 3rd at the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix in the 50 free. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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2013 Worlds Trials Previews: Vollmer Training Singles, Still Favorite as WR Holder in 100 Fly

Dana Vollmer may only be training singles, but that should still be good enough to win at this year’s World Championship Trials in the 100 fly. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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He’s Back: Ryan Lochte Entered in 400 IM for Santa Clara Grand Prix; Seebohm/Franklin to Do Battle

First-of-the-year swims by Ryan Lochte and Kevin Cordes highlight the psych sheets for the Santa Clara Grand Prix. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 US Worlds Trials Previews: It’s Natalie Coughlin’s Time in the 50 Free

Natalie Coughlin has a new focus and new training partners, and could be a new force in the 50 free. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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