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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,


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,


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,

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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/


Michael Phelps Post 200 Free, 1:48.01, in Charlotte

Phelps: “I missed my third turn. It’s hard to see the wall because of the bulkhead… Ricky Berens is swimming fast. Happy to see him win in his hometown.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Is Phelps Happy about his UltraSwim Schedule?

Michael Phelps responds to his UltraSwim line-up this weekend in Charlotte, NC.


Will Michael Phelps swim 400 IM in London?

“Michael Phelps swam the fastest in-season 400 I.M. of his career at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.”


Open Water Swimming Tips & Stroke Mechanics

Swim open water like an Olympian with Mike’s help. Mike has nearly three decades of open water swimming experience as both an athlete & coach, working with Olympians and World Record Holders.

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Michael Phelps featured on CBS 60 Minutes Tonight

Anderson Cooper, 60 Minutes contributor: “How much is left Michael’s tank for London?” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Dana Vollmer, London Olympic Preview

“Dana may be the female breakout story of the London Olympics with multiple shots at Olympic hardware.”

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4×100 Free Relay, London Olympic Preview

The men’s 4×100 freestyle relay may be the most competitive race at the London Olympic Games.


2012 Fran Crippen Mile, Video Recap

Thanks to contributor Mike Lewis for producing this report. Mike has nearly three decades of open water swimming experience as…


U.S. Open Water Nationals Video Recap

Ashley Twichell & Andrew Gemmell celebrate their open water nationals wins. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis,

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