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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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Press Conference Coverage of the Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational

Cullen Jones is in full press mode as he prepares for the inaugural Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational on Oct. 11-13 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center in Charlotte, N.C.

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Olympic Gold Medalist to Host First-Ever Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational, Oct. 11-13

Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones, the Queen City Dolphins, and Speedo will host more than 500 swimmers from around the United States at the first-ever Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational (CJDI), a three-day, USA Swimming-sanctioned swim meet, held Oct. 11-13 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center in Charlotte, N.C.

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Speedo vs. TYR: A Legal Analysis of the Tech Suit Debacle

In his paper, “The Need for Speed: How High-Technology Swimsuits Changed the Sport of Swimming”, law student David Meyer discusses the legal aspects of the 2009 tech suit debacle

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Olympic Champion, Cullen Jones, Signs Four Year Swimwear Endorsement Deal

Cullen Jones, Olympic Champion, swims for Coach David Marsh at SwimMAC, and he is represented by Evan Morgenstein at PMG Sports.

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Pointe-Claire Swim Club Wins the Speedo Eastern/Western Canadian Championships

The Pointe-Claire Swim Club walked away with both the men’s and combined team titles at the Speedo Eastern/Western Canadian Championships…

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The Speedo Swimming Harlem Shake

Another Harlem shake swim video from the craze that took off in earlier Feb, 2013.  Harlem Shake guidelines: 1. It…

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Rebecca Adlington Hates the word retired

During a press conference on February 5th where Rebecca Adlington announced that her competitive career was coming to an end,…

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The Michael Phelps Effect On Kids In The Social Media Age

“11-year old, Makayla, aims for the Michael Phelps Olympic dream on video…” (Photo Credit: UTMA)

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Speedo-clad Seton Hall Swim Team and The Art of the Free Throw Distraction

“Determined to help their Seton Hall basketball compatriots against Louisville, the Seton Hall Swim Team went Speedo-clad to the game, sitting right behind the basketball hoop in the direct eyeline of free throw shooters.”

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A Ryan Lochte Fashion Line Will be a Reality

Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Financial Visionary of the Year, 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Matt Farrell

“Matt Farrell, USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer, is on the young side, but he has a long history in marketing.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Arena Wins Bidding for Huge USA Swimming Contract in Historic Shift

Swim News: The hot-pink Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro became popular thanks to wearing by athletes like World Record holder Rebecca Soni (above). Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swim Prank Videos

If you have a swim prank video, send it to swimswam. (Swim Photo Credit: SP)

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Alex Meyer Gives Hope to His Fellow Chubbers (and David)

The column that addresses the beauty and impact of swimming on self-esteem and body image. Most of the time it does this.

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