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Facing Reality – Why It Shouldn’t Lessen Our Goals

SHOUT FROM THE STANDS: “Here’s the truth everyone. Not all of us are going to grow up to swim in the Olympics.”

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NCAA “A” Cut Update: 59 individuals qualified after December invites

Cal’s Liz Pelton (right) and Missy Franklin (center) lead the NCAA with 4 individual “A” cuts each, and Rachel Bootsma (left) is also qualified.

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Taylor Ruck Follows in Missy Franklin’s Canadian-American Footsteps as Winter Jrs High Point Award Winner

Sean Grieshop and Taylor Ruck were the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals High Point Award winners.

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9 Reasons To Schedule A Screening of Touch the Wall For Your Swim Club

#3 – It’s a team event that doesn’t involve swimming. You just relax and enjoy the show…with popcorn.

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Georgia Women, Cal Men Take UGA Fall Invitational

Cal’s Ryan Murphy swam to a win and an NCAA A cut in the 200 Back to help propel the Cal Golden Bears to an overall win at the UGA Fall Invite.

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A and B Cuts Fall on Day 3 Prelims of UGA Fall Invite

Virginia’s Courtney Bartholomew swam to an NCAA A cut in the 200 Back during the last prelims session of the UGA Fall Invitational.

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Cal Women, UGA Men Winning Through Day Two of UGA Fall Invite

Courtney Bartholomew and the Virginia Cavaliers posted the second fastest time in the nation in the 200 medley relay at the Georgia Fall Invite on Saturday

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Bartholomew, Franklin, and Kalisz grab ‘A’ cuts on Day Two Prelims of the Georgia Invite

Virginia’s Courtney Bartholomew owned the 100 back in prelims, with an A cut of 50.76 to top a star-studded field.

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Georgia Men and Women Take Lead on Day 1 of UGA Fall Invitational

Chase Kalisz led a 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 IM finals as the Georgia men and women posted early leads after Day 1 of the UGA Fall Invitational.

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World Record Race Video: Watch Hosszu go sub 2:00 in 200 Backstroke scm

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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Katinka Hosszu evens the score with second backstroke WR, first woman under 2:00 in the 200

After Mireia Belmonte broke two world records on day 1, Katinka Hosszu (pictured) has slowly evened up the score. Her second WR came in the 200 back on Friday.

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2014 World Short Course Championships: Day Three Prelims Real-Time Recap

Chad le Clos will compete in the 50 fly today after setting the world record last night in the 100 fly.

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5 Reasons Why You Will Cry Watching the Film Touch The Wall

Do you ever get sick of swimming, just over it–chlorine-saturated and water-logged to the point you don’t even want to…

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VIDEO INTERVIEWS: Missy Franklin, Kara Lynn Joyce & more at the NYC premier of Touch the Wall documentary

The swimming-centric documentary made its New York City premier last night, and SwimSwam caught up with Missy Franklin, Kara Lynn Joyce and more to get the scoop on the film’s debut.

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Win a free Screening of the film Touch The Wall starring Kara Lynn Joyce and Missy Franklin

Win a free screening of the new feature film Touch The Wall hosted by one of the stars – Three–time Olympian, Kara Lynn Joyce.

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