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YMCA Solves Bad Air Problem With BioOx Air Cleaning System

“I’ve had three different coaches come to me and ask me how I changed my pool (air),” said Teddy Newman, Hagerstown, Maryland YMCA Facility Director.

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Can Ryan Lochte Make The 2020 Olympic Team? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Ryan Lochte is 35 years old, and he won the 200 IM at U.S. Nationals. Will Ryan make the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team in the 200 IM?

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How To Get The 2019 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

In this issue of the 2019 College Preview we rank the top 16 men’s and women’s NCAA programs in the nation, and we rank the TOP 50 NCAA swimmers.

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Ryan Murphy World Championships Predictions: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Three-time 2016 Olympic Champion Ryan Murphy says he’s training better than ever, including the lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Will Ledecky Reclaim her 200 Free World Title? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

In the 400 free and up Katie Ledecky is essentially untouchable. The 200 freestyle, however, isn’t a sure bet. Can she reclaim her 200 Free World Title?

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Katinka Hosszu Thriving With New Coach: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

2019 World Championship Predictions: I think Katinka wins 200 IM in 2:06.4. Generally speaking, she defends her 2017 title in the 200 and 400 IM.

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Can Chase Kalisz Defend His World Champ Titles? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

200 and 400 IM defending World Champion, Chase Kalisz, is more than prepared for 2019 World Champs. How fast will he swim in Korea?

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Backhand Shooting

Backhand Shooting: Olympian Wolf Wigo and Kelly Eaton offer instruction on proper form and technique to shoot a backhand.

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: How to Turn A Defender

How to Turn A Defender: Olympians and KAP7 co-founders Wolf Wigo and Brad Schumacher demonstrate the proper technique for turning a defender.

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Sarah Sjostrom, Training Day In A Life: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Sjostrom’s training day? She’s a pro. She triples. Sjostrom is swimming fast. How fast will she swim at the 2019 World Championships in Korea?

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KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Russian 2m Drill

This is a great 2m defense drill and good passing drill to the perimeter players. It’s also a good center drill for sealing and trying to hold position.

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Fike Swim Signs Auburn Standout Aly Tetzloff

Fike Swim is thrilled to announce the addition of Aly Tetzloff to its growing team of ambassadors. A recent Auburn…

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Simone Manuel 2019 World Championship Preview: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Simone’s already an Olympic icon, but I see her star continuing to rise this year and in 2020. How fast do you think she will swim at World Championships?

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Does Lilly King still have beef With Yulia? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

King’s star continues to rise after great swims at the Bloomington Pro Swim and FINA Champions Series Indy. How fast will she swim at World Championships?

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How To Get The 2019 World Championships Preview Magazine

In this issue SwimSwam breaks down 2019 FINA World Championships, Pan Ams, World University Games, European Juniors and World Junior Championships.

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