Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol’s Love Affair with Water – Rich Roll Podcast

Aaron Peirsol gets the Rich Roll treatment, nearly two and half hours of conversation on the swim life, love of water, mentorship and the importance of sustainability & passion.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #6 Rooney Officially a Gator

9 months after his verbal commitment to the Gators, Maxime Rooney finally inked that NLI.

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College Swimming Previews: Neal, Haase, and Youth to Lead #3 Stanford

Lia Neal (above) will be hungry for a national title as the fastest returning 100 and 200 freestyler in the NCAA this year.


Roka swimskins Dominate IRONMAN® World Championship

More athletes at the 2015 IRONMAN® World Championship relied on ROKA swimskins than any other brand.

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Stanford Receives Verbal from Winter Nationals Qualifier Hannah Boyd

Waves Bloomington/Normal YMCA’s Hannah Boyd has committed to the Stanford Cardinal for next fall. Boyd is a very strong freestyler, who excels…


Stanford Picks Up Local NAG Record Breaker, #18 Benjamin Ho

“I chose Stanford because the combination of academics and athletics there are unparalleled. Also, the great coaches and team at Stanford made me feel like I was at home with family. Go Cardinal!”

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Former Stanford Teammates on Mission to Build the Fastest Gear on the Planet

THE REAL STORY? ROKA started on a dare between former teammates, sparked an obsession, and has grown into a rapidly-expanding performance apparel brand.


Colleges Kick off 2015-2016 Season with Intrasquad and Alumni Meets

The 2015-2016 season continues to kick off as teams dive into the competition water this weekend


ROKA Releases Elite Swimwear For Men and Women

Developed specifically to meet the training demands of high performance athletes, the new suits are crafted with premium materials and engineered with technologies that maximize durability, comfort and fit under stress.

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4 Ways to Optimize your Time Prior to a Championship Meet

As the physical demand of training lightens with taper and you spend less time at the pool, how you manage the remaining hours in your day becomes more critical.

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How to Nail the Taper

Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.


Tara Kirk ’04, Dr. Rick Schavone to Join Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame

The eight inductees, including Tara Kirk and Rick Schavone will be honored at a private reception and dinner at Bing Concert Hall on Friday, Oct. 16.

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How Swimming Nearly Killed Me And Changed My Life

Courtesy of “swammer” Jeremy Kane, who is currently running for Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee. You can find out more about him and his campaign at


Stanford’s Gaughran Selected for Hall of Fame

Former Stanford swimming and water polo head coach Jim Gaughran has been selected for enshrinement into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) as an Honor Coach.


Stanford Women’s Water Polo tops UCLA to Defend NCAA Championship Title

Stanford felt right at home, allowing the national championship to stay on The Farm.

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