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Atlantic 10 Day Four Prelims Were A Battle For The Top Spot

The final day of the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships is here and George Washington, La Salle and UMass are battling…

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Virginia 6A Swimming State Championships – Photo Vault

Many state records were taken down at this year’s 6A Virgina State Swimming Championships.

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Swarthmore Men, Ursinus Women Lead After Day 1 of Centennial Champs

2017 Centennial Conference Swimming Championships February 17th-19th, 2017 Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Championship Central (including results) Article by…

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Richmond Women & George Washington Men Lead A10 Championships – Day 3

More records were broken during Atlantic 10 Day Three finals as the teams scrambled to add to total team points….

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Video: You Can Breathe Underwater (Open Water/Triathletes)

In this episode, we are talking snorkels. The industry standard design just isn’t cutting it for us anymore, and the team over at Ameo has made a drastic improvement.


More Atlantic 10 Conference/Meet Records Broken On Day Three

More Atlantic 10 Conference Records/Meet Records were broken this morning in the Men’s 100 Fly, 100 Breast, and 100 Back and more records are on the line tonight.

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Davidson’s Lankiewicz Breaks Atlantic 10 Women’s 500 Free Record

There were some exciting races during finals of the Atlantic 10 Champs tonight, including a new A10 Conference Record. Women’s…

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George Mason’s Fisher Breaks 50 Free Record At A-10 Championship

The first full day of individual events was packed with excitement and some quick swims, resulting in a new Conference…

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Shouts From The Stands: Holding Separate Competitions For TUE Athletes

Talk of separate races for TUE (therapeutic use exemption) athletes is not new.


UMass Women, St. Bonaventure/St. Louis Men Lead Atlantic 10 After Day One

The first night of the Atlantic 10 Championships started with a lot of excitement and some upsets in the relays.

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Conquering Breaststroke with a Spanish Olympian

Do you want to swim breastroke more efficiently? The Breastroke Lane Line drill is just what you need. Successful breastrokers do it. Why shouldnt you?


4 Tips To Let Our Children Struggle And Grow

As swim parents, most of us are extremely involved in our children’s lives. Our kids have tough schedules with practices before and after school, plus weekends spent at meets. They balance their busy swim schedules with academics and trying to have a “normal” lif

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Why Do They Swim? (Part II)

By Robert Sullivan, in the second part of a five-piece series They swim to reach goals. We all set goals…

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Pen Pineapple Paddle Head Drill – Video

One of the more important aspects of improving our swimming technique is minimizing drag in our stroke. You can gain precious time in your race by simply avoiding the extra drag that results in bad body position.


Prediction Time – What Will It Take To Make The DI Championships?

Now that conference season is upon us, one of the questions that preys upon everyone’s mind is what will it take to get in?