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Williams Women Open Up Commanding Lead on Day 2 of NESCACs

A 1-2-3 finish in the 500 free helped lift Williams College to a commanding lead after day 2 of the 2019 NESCAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Day 1 of MIAC Championships Brings 800 Freestyle Record

The 2019 MIAC Championships got off to an exciting start with 3 finals, and a MIAC record by St. Kate’s in the 800 freestyle relay.


Should My Child Go to Swim Camp?

It may seem a little early to think about summer swim camp, but as swim parents, we plan our calendars further ahead than most. Here are a few things to think about when sending your child to swim camp.


Williams Swims Nation-Leading 800 Free Relay to Open NESCACs

Williams’ Casey Delano, Alison McNamara, Abby Matheny, and Laura Westphal broke the NESCAC record in the 800 free relay on Day One of 2019 NESCAC Championships.


FINIS Becomes Official Partner of College Club Swimming

FINIS has become an official partner of College Club Swimming and the title partner of CCS’s national championship meet.

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Shout from the Stands: Pursuit of a Paralympic Dream

I don’t let Hydrocephalus or anything get in my way in or out of the water. I believe that the only limits in life are those that we impose on ourselves.

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2019 NESCAC Conference Championships – Women’s Preview

Williams College won the 2018 NESCAC conference championship meet in runaway fashion.


Swim Mom Musings: The Swimmer in the Glass

Given that high school and college champs season is in full swing with club to soon follow, I was thinking about what makes swimming the greatest sport on earth.


Swim Mom: 9 Easy Ideas for Concession Snacks at Swim Meets

Here are 9 easy ideas for concession snacks at swim meets. Some are ordinary, but good and healthy, while a few are more unusual.


Shouts From The Stands: The Feel of the 50M Breaststroke

I wanted to crane my neck but couldn’t afford the milliseconds. I knew she was faster than me. Instead, I felt for the force of the better swimmer’s wake.


Ask Swim Mom: What Do I Say When My Child Misses Their Cut?

I found through the years that when my kids tried too hard, they would miss their cuts by fractions of seconds. One of our favorite coaches told me that our kids had to be having fun to swim fast.


Indian Swimmers Se Mile World’s Best Swimmer Michael Phelps

Courtesy: Nilesh Shetty Kuch Indian Swimmers Ne Apni Life Ka Best Day Tab Experience Kiya Jab Un Swimmers Ka Interaction…

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Michael Phelps Interacts with Indian Swimmers

A few swimmers enjoyed one of their best days in life as they experienced a personal interaction with arguably the world‘s best swimmer of all time Michael Phelps.


Shouts from the Stands: My Journey Into Swimming

Joseph Basante shares his feelings after the beginning stages of his journey into swimming late in life.


ASCA COO Paris Jacobs Talks What’s New, Athlete Safety

As athletes, teams and coaches get back to intense workouts and winter competition, Swim Swam met up with Paris Jacobs, Chief Operations Officer for ASCA, the Association of Swimming Coaches of America, to hear what’s new in the coaching world and why ASCA just endorsed a new solution to keep athletes safer in the water.

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