Articles by Gold Medal Mel Stewart

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Otter Attacks Swimmer

“In the middle of the lake north of Duluth, the triathlete struggled as the animal sunk its needle-sharp teeth into her legs, feet and back, leaving 25 bite marks, some 2 inches deep.”


Josh Davis Honors His Mother & Swim Moms

Joan Marie Ashcraft Davis, mother of five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis, passed away last night. Josh, a beloved swimmer and…

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Olympic Media Day Time Lapse

The US Olympic Team Training Camp in Knoxville, Tennesse hosted a media day. 1800 fans attended. More than 100 media,…

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VIP Olympic Camp Party, Exclusive Photos

Swimmers may be preparing for the biggest meet of the year, but they still have time for some fun in Knoxville.


SwimSpray at US Olympic Trials

SwimSpray’s “Shower With Me” T-shirts were a hit at Trials.

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Maurer, 2012 Olympic Swimmer, Poses for Playboy

No ruling yet on whether or not “birthday suits” are FINA approved for London.


How to Train between Trials & The Olympics

“Three primary factors can be cited for success and failure between the Olympic Trials & the Olympic Games…” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


London’s Swimming, Come on Down

Now that Olympic Trials are over, a new level of excitement and nervous energy slowly begins to ramp up. The…

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SportsCenter: Natalie Coughlin protects Gold from Leprechaun

11-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin headlines the latest SportsCenter commercial, Silver & Gold, where a leprechaun tries to steal Coughlin’s…


Olympic Trials, Another Photo Point of View

Mike Lewis, unlike the featured photo, was not in the photogragher horde fighting for deck space to capture the right…

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London 2012 Official Song, Good or Bad, You Decide

“Survival” by Muse is the official song set to an Olympic athlete montage video. (Photo credit: US Presswire)


GoPro National Team Alumni Omaha Swim

“In Omaha over 136 Olympians, World Champions, Pan Am & Pac Pacific team members assembled for a Paddle in the Pool with Pablo Morales.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


The Anthony Ervin Olympic Photo Vault

At SwimSwam we got a lot of requests to create a photo-spread on swimming star & comeback kid, Anthony Ervin….


Azevedo Trick Shot Video into Lamborghini

Tony Azevedo, aka The Savior, is USA Water Polo’s National Team Captain and star player, and it seems he is…


8 days of Olympic Trials Images

“How you kiss when you’ve made the 2012 Olympic Team!”


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