Olympics

10 Things You Only See at a Para Swim Meet

Paralympic swimmers have the same objective as any other swimmer: to get to the wall first. But there are also some very exclusive things you won’t see at any other type of swim competition…

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Six Bidders for 2018 and 2020 Short Course World Championship to Meet with FINA Next Week

Update: a previous version of the article didn’t include the two ‘host countries’ who have not named cities. According to…

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IOC Announces Open Water, Diving, Polo, Synchro Qualifying Systems for 2016 Olympics

The open water qualification system for the 2016 Olympics is unchanged from 2012.

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IOC To Rio: Total Focus and Dedication Required, Every Second Counts

The IOC released a statement urging the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee that every second counts after their sixth visit to Rio de Janeiro to monitor the host cities’ progress.

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Paralympic Medals to Include Event Names in Braille

Pictured are the 2014 Sochi medals, which will feature braille for the Paralympic athletes.

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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Belmonte Knows She Has To Keep Improving

“There is still much room for improvement,” Belmonte told the media at a press conference in Seville….

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VIDEO: Shoulberg sharing himself and his passion with the world

A group of Germantown Academy alumni gathered in 2009 to celebrate Dick Shoulberg’s 40 years with the program.

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SwimOutlet.com Adds Triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to Athlete Roster

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, has added triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to its athlete roster for 2014 as an in-house content contributor for such topics as expert guides, product reviews, training tips and other triathlon-related information.

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Art of the Cap: Nathan Adrian x Gianmarco Magnani

Sprint star Nathan Adrian, who won gold in the 100m Freestyle in London, partnered with celebrated Peruvian illustrator Gianmarco Magnani to create a swim cap that pays tribute to his hard-working hometown of Bremerton, Washington, and its ship-building history.

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Eve and Candace at Golden Goggles: Ervin, Coughlin and Grevers

Eve and Candace interview Olympians Anthony Ervin, Natalie Coughlin and Matt Grevers on the Golden Goggles Red Carpet.

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Eve and Candace at Golden Goggles: Rowdy Gaines, Jessica Hardy & Dominik Meichtry, Missy Franklin

Video is courtesy of Eve and Candace with a lot of help from Kelly McCommons.

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15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Lessons From Legends: Swimming Traditions

Most swimmers of high school and college age participate in the tradition of shaving down at the end of a season, perhaps getting a special hair cut, making posters and maybe eating a traditional pre-race meal.

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Mike Alexandrov, World Champion talks beard, Malibu, breaststroke race with BJ Johnson and others

Mike Alexandrov, World Champion (USA) and Olympian (for Bulgaria), shares how he felt about the breaststroke competition. It was fast,…

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