Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

SwimMom Musings: And Now There’s College Looming

Now that the excitement of Olympic swimming is claiming down, college recruiting is right around the corner. Here are tips on making the most out of this experience for coaches, parents and prospective student-athletes.


6 Thoughts for Swim Parents About Positive Attitudes

Swimming can seem to be a mental sport sometimes; here are some tips to help your child keep a positive attitude.


Was There a Problem with the Rio Pool?

Barry Revzin shares with us how he feels there may be a problem with the Rio pool.


Female British Breaststrokers’ World Class Progress

Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.

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Shouts From the Stands: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Steve Schade explains his opinion on performance enhancing drugs (PED).


Most Dominant Swims of the 2016 Olympic Games Days 7 and 8

Daily Dominance is the best way to describe the swimming competition in Rio.


Training for Judd Cribbs First 50 Freestyle

Judd Cribbs shares with us how is 11 month training has been, and if he has finally been able to conquer the flip turn, and the compete in the 50 free.


5 Most Unforgettable Moments By U.S. Olympic Swimmers

Reminisce with Charles Hartley on the top 5 most unforgettable swimming moments of the 2016 Rio Olympics.


Team Great Britain Swimming Heroes – Where Are They From?

Scott Taylor breaks down the Great Britain swim team.

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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.


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