Articles by Braden Keith

The Truth Comes Out: USA Swimming Recommendation of Uchiyama Surfaces

The AP is reporting that the recommendation of Everett Uchiyama, the former USA National Team Director from 2002-2006, has finally…

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7 Biggest Mistakes Swimmers Make Before a Championship Meet

The swimming taper is a complex, scientific, precise thing. Then again, we’re not all collegians or Olympians, so for some…

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FINA.org Gets Design Overhaul

  Following the USASwimming.org major overhaul, FINA has unveiled it’s own site remake. The site has been down over the…

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Update on the Orca Start: Gaining Traction

When Matt Wunderlin first published his story about the “Orca Start” in Swimming Magazine, and then sent us some videos…

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2010 Swimming World Cup Sites Announced

Rio De Janeiro has been awarded a host slot for the next world cup! Swimming World Cup,  that is. Just…

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Clemson Meeting Postponed, No New Date Set

As an update to our previous story about representatives of Clemson Swimming and Diving meeting with the University Board of…

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Conference Shakeups: The Potential Pac-10 Monster

Football is the straw that stirs the chocolate milk. We all understand that. But the rumors that have been flying…

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Clemson Swimming Making a Stand In Front of Board of Trustees

The Clemson Swimming & Diving Team is making their stand in front of the University’s Board of Trustees this upcoming…

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Phelps Lands Huge Appearance Fee To Compete In Paris Open

Michael Phelps has not competed in France since the World Cup Stop in Paris in 2001. That was 16 Olympic…

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The Unknown Epidemic-Swimming Can Save Your Child's Life

Let’s play a game of “Name That Cause of Death.” This Cause of Death represents over 25% of the deaths…

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New Poll: What Was the Most Impressive National High School Record Set In May?

The Month of May saw a slew of National High School Records come out of the California State Championships. But…

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Britain Sits Out Youth Olympics

Just a few weeks after the USA announced a change of heart about the Youth Olympic Games, Britain took  an…

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Colorado Country Club Alleges Coverup In Uchiyama Case

In the recently released list of 46 coaches who have been permanently banned or have permanently resigned from USA-Swimming, there…

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Names of 46 Coaches Banned From USA-Swimming Released

In the biggest move yet for USA-Swimming towards the transparency much desired by the swimming community, USA-Swimming has released a…

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A Eulogy For Polyurethane: Masters Nationals Closes Supersuit Era

Rest In Peace, Polyurethane swim suits. We bid thee adieu. (February 13, 2008-May 22, 2010) As Sunday turned to Monday,…

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