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Top 10 Swimming Recruits In The Girls’ High School Class Of 2015

A handful of world records, international gold medals, and the fastest yards distance swims in history land Katie Ledecky in the #1 spot in our rankings.

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Open Letter: Air Quality From a Pool Owner’s Perspective

An open letter from Bob McCallister, Cobb County Aquatics Manager, to all owners, operators, and users of indoor pools. (Featured Image: Mountain View Aquatic Center)

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College Recruiting: What to Do if You Don’t Get Phone Calls on July 1

You are a high school senior and it is the evening of July 1 and the phone hasn’t been ringing, what do you do?

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18 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Who wouldn’t want to work in swimming? The sport of swimming is great!

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3 Reasons Why Chloe Sutton Likes SwimSpray

Two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton knows swimming, knows the lifestyle and strives to make it fit her life. She trains with…

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The 4 Most Common Extracurricular Activities of the Competitive Swimmer

#2 Napping. Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian must know what we’re talking about. Sprinters are fast, but big, strong sprinters love to nap.

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7 Ways to Develop a Killer Pre-Race Routine to Swim Out of Your Mind

Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.

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Amy Van Dyken Sets Goal to Walk Out of Hospital – NBC Today Feature Video

Swimming Video / Swimming News courtesy of NBC Today

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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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6 Reasons to post your Swim Job to SwimSwam

#1 – Leverage. SwimSwam is now the most read swimming news and lifestyle website in the world.

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Swimmers Need to Bone up on Newton’s Laws of Motion

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Four Steps to Help You Adjust to a New Swim Team

When joining a new swim club for the first time, a swimmer undoubtedly has numerous questions running through his or her head: How will I fit in with the rest of the team? Will I be able to connect well with the coach? Am I going to be the slowest swimmer on deck?

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Swimming Australia hits last Grand Prix before Glasgow

Swimming Australia’s Jacco Verhaeren: “This year we chose to have very different formats of racing to create some excitement and fun for the swimmers while also providing them with quality racing and skills specific training.”

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The Top 4 Rules For Post Swim Meet Recovery

With several meets upon us in a short summer season, recovering quickly from long competitions is important to maintaining consistency in your training. When you finish that final race on Sunday, take your recovery seriously in order to re-focus your energy heading into another week of training.

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Help Make History: Jamie Patrick’s 71 Mile Swim, August 2014

Patrick is perhaps best known for his 111-mile swim down the Sacramento River or for his double crossing of Lake Tahoe. His sights are now set on Lake Michigan, where he will swim over 70 miles from Milwuakee along the historic skyline to Chicago.

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