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LESSONS FROM LEGENDS, Berkoff Blast-off

Leading up to the 1988 Olympics, a 5’10” tall, 155 pound backstroker invented the Blast-off, dolphin-kicking nearly 50 meters underwater…forever changing the sport of swimming. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Twichell Interview, Olympic qualification in Portugal

Ashley Twichell, open water star, sits down with Mike Lewis to talk about her the upcoming Olympic qualification race in Portugal. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Malibu C and U.S. Masters Swimming Partner to Support and Encourage Swimmers

“Malibu C’s gentle, eco-conscious line of personal care products meets the needs of our diverse membership base of both competitive and fitness swimmers, whether they swim daily or once a week,” says Rob Butcher, Masters Swimming’s executive director.

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Ryan Lochte launches personal site!

Ryan Lochte launches ryanlochte.com. Lochte’s on this month’s cover of Vogue & he’s partnered with 8 companies, including Polo Ralph…

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Ryan Lochte Gillette Commercial, World Premiere

“Lochte launches another huge commecial campaign with his management team, Erika Wright and Shawn Zenga.”

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LESSONS FROM LEGENDS

Chuck Warner, a 40-year coaching veteran & author, looks back with wisdom to ask the question: “What makes swimmers great?”

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Endless Pool Elite, an UltraSwim Education

“The team at Endless Pools brought their best toy for athletes with U.S. Olympic Trials on their minds, the Endless Pool Elite Model. Almost every elite swimmer got in and did a test swim.”

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SwimSpray: NCAA Championships to Open Water Challenges

“We’ve noticed that SwimSpray has recently sponsored a bunch of open water swims, including the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, the Minnetonka Challenge, U.S. Masters 9+ Mile Open Water Championship, and The Tulsa Swim.”

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Ryan Lochte, Vogue Cover Video & Industry News

(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Present Michael Phelps an Award

Ever wonder what it’s like to present Michael Phelps with an award? Take a GoPro point of view trip and see for yourself. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Vollmer, 50 & 100 Fly Ultraswim Winner

Dana Vollmer recaps her 50 & 100 fly wins, and explains why she missed her media moment on Day 2. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Josh Schneider, UltraSwim 50 Free Winner

Josh Schneider recaps his 50 free win and explains how he out-sprinted a pro football play…on land. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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SwimSwam UltraSwim 360 Video Tour

See if you can find yourself in this 360 video tour of the Charlotte UltraSwim. And, yes, that’s Ryan Lochte’s face on Lochte’s cap. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ricky Berens, 200 Free Winner, 1:47.32

“Olympic Gold Medalist Ricky Berens trumps Michael Phelps before his hometown crowd.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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