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10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.

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Florida pumps up this weekend’s Arkansas dual with hype video

Check out this teaser video for the Florida women’s dual with Arkansas, courtesy of Florida Swimming & Diving.

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Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

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You Are Not How You Perform In Swimming

It is fair to say that we live in a negativity culture. Television, magazines, media and peer influences seem to place a constant focus on what can, or does, go wrong. This necessarily creates a negativity bias in our brain, and for athletes, leads to performance limitations.

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Lane 8 organization helping out low-income swimmers in Cincinnati

Cincinnati-area swimming supporters have found a new way to help promote the sport and help out those in need.

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All in the details: Tripp Montgomery and the turnaround of Carolina Aquatics

Tripp Montgomery has turned the smallest details into major gains for Carolina Aquatics out of Columbia, SC.

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College Teammates: Your Swimming Support System

When your college career is over, and all is said and done, your swimming stats aren’t what’s most important about the sport. Nobody will remember who DQ’d that last relay to lose the meet, or who set what records when. The relationships you gain from your teammates in college are one of a kind; learn to leverage and appreciate them, and your school and swimming will take care of itself.

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Post-retirement life for Eamon Sullivan begins with Dancing With the Stars appearance

Australian swimming star Eamon Sullivan is staying in the spotlight as he transitions to his post-swimming life, as a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Katie Ledecky shatter the world record in the 1500 free at Pan Pacs

Watch Katie Ledecky shatter her own World Record in the 1500 freestyle on the final day of the Pan Pacific Championships from Australia.

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RACE VIDEOS: See all the action from day 1 European Championships here!

Watch Katinka Hosszu win the 400 IM, plus more with all race videos from the first night of swimming at the European Championships all in one place.

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4 Unusual Ways to improve your start in swimming

Swimmers usually do not practice their starts much as they get older. Regular practice takes priority, and requires a lot more time and focus. Here are 4 unusual tips to improving your start…

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6 storylines to watch, all the links you need for the 2014 European Championships

After a quiet summer, French freestyle sensation Yannick Agnel returns to the big stage in Berlin. Check out links, schedules and storylines to watch at the European Championships here.

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Amid turmoil, Israeli Nationals begin at the Wingate Institute

Despite the political chaos and rocket fire currently tearing up the Gaza region, Israel’s top swimmers are taking to the pool for the country’s national championships this week at the Wingate Institute (pictured).

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3 Steps to Better Sleep during Travel Meets

Courtesy of BridgeAthletic With the end of the season fast approaching, swimmers are beginning to taper for peak performances. Elite…

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