Articles by Jared Anderson

SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Pick Florida Men To Win SEC Title Despite Swimulator Odds

Swimulator projections have Texas A&M winning the men’s SEC title with a 230-point margin over Florida, but voters strongly favored the Gators in our poll.

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7 Kobe Bryant Quotes To Inspire Your Swimming Career

This week, athletes across the world of sport are mourning Kobe Bryant, one of the best professional basketball players in history and a sports inspiration.

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NCAP Eyeing New Pool In Virginia, But $6.4 Million Price Tag Is Sticking Point

Nation’s Capital Swim Club is looking into constructing a new aquatics facility, though the current proposed $6.4 million price tag is the imminent hurdle.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2020

Top programs in the SEC and Pac-12 will battle it out for conference supremacy this week, the last true busy weekend of duals before the postseason begins.

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Lewis Pugh Swims Through Antarctic Lake In Environmental Advocacy Swim

Open water swimmer Lewis Pugh completed a brutal cold-water swim on a supra-glacial lake in Antarctica to bring attention to global climate change.

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USOPC To Provide Athletes Advisory Committee With Budget & Autonomy

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will provide its Athletes’ Advisory Committee with a yearly budget to advise the USOPC on athlete needs.

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Australian Coach Paul Frost Now Facing More Than 100 Child Sex Abuse Charges

There are now more than 100 charges against Australian swim coach and MasterChef contestant Paul Frost, the son of legendary coach Doug Frost.

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Two Chicago-Area HS Swimmers Robbed, One Shot While Returning From Meet

Two swimmers from Lindblom Math & Science Academy High were robbed at gunpoint this week as they were returning from a swim meet. One was shot in the chest.

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Dresden Completes €40 Million Pool Project on Freiberger Platz

A five-year, €40 million construction project wrapped up in December, leaving Dresden, Germany with two 50-meter pools at Freiberger Platz.

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Analysis: What it Would Take to Beat Regan Smith for Pro Swim Series Title

The 2020 Pro Swim Series isn’t even half over, but the race for the women’s title might as well be. Here are the ridiculous times needed to pass Regan Smith.

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Michigan Women Become 4th Team At #1 in CSCAA Dual Meet Poll (Jan. 22)

Michigan has taken over the #1 spot in the CSCAA women’s dual meet poll, the fourth women’s team to sit #1 this year, while Texas remains the men’s leaders.

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NCAA Convention: Travel & Training Expense Reform Among Proposals

At the 2020 NCAA Convention, delegates will discuss a rule change that would allow athletes to accept money to cover training expenses & travel for parents.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: McKeown Hits Personal-Best 2:05.8 in 200 Back

18-year-old Kaylee McKeown won silver at 2019 Worlds in the 200 back. This week, she hit the #1 time worldwide, a lifetime-best 2:05.83.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 45% Pick Tennessee For 1st Ever Women’s SEC Title

In our poll of top contenders, 45.8% picked Tennessee to win women’s SECs in what would be the first SEC title in program history.

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Nitro Looking To Build Third 50-Meter Pool In Austin, TX Area

Nitro Swimming is in the process of adding a third Olympic-sized swimming pool and complex to its program, with extra deck space to host larger meets.

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