Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

We Cry With and For You, Missy Franklin

It may take longer and be more difficult than your ascent to the top of the swimming world was in 2012. But when you reach the mountaintop again – as I expect you will — it will be more fulfilling than ever.


Breaking New Ground-Heroic Dominance Comes in Many Forms in Days 5/6

The Dominance Series is brought to you by SwimSpray and compiled by Travis Knop, Aimee Schmitt and Andrew Chadeayne.

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Paraguayan Olympian Benjamin Hockin Taking Things Year-By-Year

In his late twenties, Benjamín Hockin, the man who revolutionized Paraguayan swimming, is not done yet. The British-Paraguayan swimmer isn’t thinking about Tokyo yet, but rather focusing on competing year-by-year.

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Lessons From the 2016 Olympics For Age Group Swimmers

As this year’s Olympic swimming comes to a close and I get ready to return to the deck in September with my young swimmers, I took a moment to figure out some simple shareable lessons from this year’s Olympic swimming.


Lochte’s Possible Final Olympic Race: Brutal Truths About Swimming

“This sport has no mercy.” An article by Charles Hartley.


Cody Miller Shows Why Bronze Medal Is Golden

In the 100 breaststroke, Cody Miller placed third and he showed us why a bronze at the Olympics is just as awesome as getting gold.


5 Ways to Increase the Speed of Your Freestyle and Dolphin Kick

Practice makes perfect. You cannot develop a fast freestyle or dolphin kick without a lot of hard work. But the rewards are great. Here are five of my best tips for developing a stronger, faster kicking speed.


Sun Devil Holiday Training Camp with Coach Bob Bowman and Ryan Mallam

Experience the vision of legendary Olympic Head Coach Bob Bowman and the technical expertise of Associate Head Coach Ryan Mallam through a series of structured practices.


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