Natalie Coughlin

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"I don't have any superstitions, but what I always travel with is my pillow and my coffee."

Do Not Pee or Poop in Pools Warns Center for Disease Control

CDC report strongly recommended not to “pee or poop in the water” in order to prevent dangerous chemicals from forming when that pee or poop chemically reacts with the chlorine.


The Freestyle Flip Turn: What you need to know

Over the next several weeks, I will break down the flip turn into four components: the approach, the flip, the underwater and the breakout. Each of these components is important and I commonly see mistakes made in all four of them, often by the same swimmer.


Natalie Coughlin Appears in ESPN’s “The Body” Issue for 2015

In the wake of her shiny new 50m backstroke American record, fans will now get to see 12-time Olympic medalist…


2015 Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara – Day 2 Race Videos

Watch all the race videos from day two of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara.

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5 Big Things from Day 3 at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara

A Michael Phelps return to the 200 fly on the international level is looking less and less crazy with each passing swim. That and more in tonight’s “5 Big Things.”


Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara Day 3 Prelims Photo Vault

We’ve got more to share from our photographer Mike Lewis who’s on the job in Santa Clara making some great…

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Race Video: Watch Natalie Coughlin Break The 50 Backstroke American Record

Natalie Coughlin absolutely zoomed this race, going a 27.51 to destroy her own personal best and break the American Record at the same time.


Natalie Coughlin on Surprise American Record (Video Interview)

Natalie Coughlin zoomed a 27.51 to destroy her own personal best and break the American Record at the same time.

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(Heat Sheets) Franklin, Phelps to Swim 1 Event Each on Saturday at APS Santa Clara

Michael Phelps hasn’t broken two minutes in the 200 fly since the 2012 Olympic Games.


5 Big Things from Day 2 of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara

The fast rise of Cody Miller continues, with the IU grad putting up his third-ever sub-minute 100 breast and his lifetime-best in a dominant win.


Golden Girl Natalie Coughlin Blasts New 50 Backstroke American, U.S. Open Records in Santa Clara

Natalie Coughlin snagged the women’s 50m backstroke win tonight, leaving the old American and U.S. Open records in her wake.


10 Olympic Swimmers as Superheroes

Being comic book fans, we had to ask who these Olympic swimmers would be if they were superheroes…


Michael Phelps to Try 5 Events at PSS Santa Clara, Missy Making Pro Debut (Psych Sheets)

Michael Phelps will race 5 events at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, including one shocking swap.


California Olympians Break Ground On New $15m Aquatics Facility

California Olympians Anthony Ervin, Caitlin Leverenz, Rachel Bootsma, Nathan Adrian, and Natalie Coughlin were at the University of California this evening…


Back to the Sharks: A Q&A with Ethan Hall, Crow Canyon coach and husband to Natalie Coughlin

We caught up with Ethan, a former UNC and UCSB standout and the husband of U.S. Olympian Natalie Coughlin to get his thoughts on the new gig, coaching philosophy and marital bliss between competitive swimmers.