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10 Contradicting Struggles of Being a Swimmer in the Summertime

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, the song goes, but not so easy when you’re a swimmer. The correct lyrics are probably closer to Nothing’s fine, I’m torn…”

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8 Tips for Swim Parents About Team Hopping

Before you jump from one swim team to another, here are a few things to consider…

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10 Signs You’re a Retired Swimmer

#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.

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Pablo Morales and His 8 Year Wait For An Individual Olympic Gold

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and there are fewer more heart warming than the tale of Pablo Morales and his gold medal winning performance at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

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SwimSpray Unveils Larger Bottle, 50% More at a New Lower Price

100% natural and safe, SwimSpray solves the longest-standing problem associated with swimming — the side-effects of chlorine.

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7 Ways to Cope With Retirement From Competitive Swimming

How to transition to the afterlife of your competitive swimming career. #6 Don’t compare your old swimmer self to your new swammer self.

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Shout from the Stands: Strong is the New Beautiful

“Body image is an inescapable part of our society, but too often mainstream culture focuses on two categories: overweight and skinny.”

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How to Conquer The 7 Most Dangerous Swims

The world’s seven toughest open water swims…

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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10 Things You Will Learn About Yourself from Swimming

Over the course of your career swimming will teach you a lot about life, and about yourself. Here are 10 such things you will learn via our favorite sport.

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10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)

#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.

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5 Things That Happen When You’re the Only Swimmer in Your Family

Being the only swimmer child from non-swimming parents is a rarity, and it’s a different angle to the athletic life. Here are 5 things that happen when you’re the only swimmer in your family…

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A Reality Check on Grades…Are You Affordable?

“College coaches will look at your times first to see if you can help them and then immediately look at your grades…”

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10 Steps to Make a Massive Swim Cap

If, for any reason, you have not made a massive swim cap, it is time to get started. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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