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Australian officials reverse course, now support late start times for Rio 2016 Olympics

Just a few weeks after publicly criticizing the projected late start times for swimming events at the 2016 Olympic Games, Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has come out in favor of the adopted schedule.

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Swim Job: Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Seeks Event Manager

The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of amazing clinics all around the country.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Queens University of Charlotte training montage

Check out this music video from Queens University of Charlotte, which puts together some awesome GoPro footage to give an inside glimpse into the varied training methods of a top college swim team.

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5 Things You Will Take Away From Swimming

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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VIDEO: Student swimmers tackle starts using physics, slo-mo cameras

Blue Valley High School’s Colin Strickland, Sarah Herzberg, Chloe Breau and Kristina Jewell put together this video experiment to compare various styles of racing starts with physics equations.

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Longtime high school and college coach Joe Gentry passes away

Joseph Gentry, a renowned coach at the college and high school levels for the past three decades, has passed away due to cancer at age 66.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers

It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

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15 Swimmer Stereotypes We Love and Hate

15 Swimmer Stereotypes we love and hate. Which one are you?

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Elizabeth Beisel loves Tokyo, might keep swimming through 2020

Elizabeth Beisel is still just beginning her post-collegiate career as a professional swimmer, but at the Minneapolis Grand Prix this week, she said she’s loved the experience so far.

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10 Things To Think About During Swim Practice

It’s time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren’t sure where to begin. So here’s a list of ideas for you!

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The 7 Types of Slackers on every Swim Team

Every swim team has them…the loafers who are undeniably giving 50% max at practice day after day, the sneaky strategists who find a shortcut in every set, the save-ups who manage to leave a killer practice with a ton of energy…you know them as THE SLACKERS!

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Halloween SwimSwam Photo Vault – 2013

Featured Image: FINIS Swimming HQ yesterday. (Thanks to everyone for sharing their Halloween photos!)

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The Halloween SwimSwam Photo Vault is Open – 2012

“Swimmers, Swim Teams, and Olympians celebrated Halloween! Above, Olympic icon, Natalie Coughlin as a zombie.” (Swim Photo Credit: The Swimming Family)

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15 Ways Swimmers Do It Better

With the days getting a little bit shorter, nights getting longer, and the season fully underway, here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.

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Chloe Mitchell and DART raise $2,200 for breast cancer awareness month with ‘Caps for Cancer’

Junior Chloe Mitchell (left) and her coach Brian Nabeta (right) show off DART’s new Breast Cancer Awareness caps, the product of Mitchell’s upstart fundraising campaign in California.

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