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Estella Warren, 3-time Canadian National Champion

In honor of Canadian Olympic Trials, Celebrity Swim Tuesday profiles Canadian star, Estella Warren. “I really wanted to go to the Olympics,” Estella explained, “but everyone wanted me to model for them, so I said why not!”

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Savannah King: The Olympic Trials Vibe

Savannah King talks with SwimSwam’s Callumn Ng about the vibe at Canadian Olympic Trials. (photo credit: Tim Binning,

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Missy Franklin, Swimming Phenom

Missy Franklin is America’s darling, a swimming purist who will not go pro despite millions in potential endorsement revenue. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Phelps vs Lochte, London Showdown

Michael Phelps is back, swimming strong. How will he fare against long-time friend Ryan Lochte?


Durden Recaps his NCAA Swimming Team Title

Cal Golden Bears Coach, Dave Durden, recaps his 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Team Title.

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Feigen Recaps his NCAA Swimming wins, 50 & 100 Free

Jimmy Feigen recaps his 2012 Men’s Swimming & Diving NCAA Championship. Feigen won the 50 & 100 freestyle.


Hamilton, Cal Freshmen, NCAA Championship 200 Fly Winner

Will Hamilton, a Cal Golden Bears freshmen, wins 200 butterfly at the 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.


Almeida Recaps his 200 Breast win at NCAA Champs

Carlos Almeida reaps his 200 year breaststroke win at the 2012 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, at 2012 Men’s NCAAs

Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, talks about his support for the Longhorns and his excitement for the 2012 London Olympics.


Tom Shields, 100 Back & Fly 2012 NCAA Champion

Tom Shields, interviewed very late at night, after 11pm, talks about his 100 fly & back wins at Men’s NCAAs.

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Cal Bears Lead Men’s NCAAs after Day 2

Cal Bears lead after day 2 with 379.5 points.

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Tom Shields wins 100 fly, 44.76

Tom Shields, Cal Bears, runs away with the 100 fly win at Men’s NCAA Championships.

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1:23.53, Arizona Breaks the 200 Medley American Record

Arizona breaks 200 Medley Relay American Record!

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