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2013 Worlds Trials Previews: Will Cordes’ Short Course Success Transfer to LCM?

Kevin Cordes is viewed as the favorite by many, but Scott Weltz, pictured above, was last year’s Olympic Trials champion. (Photo credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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2013 US Worlds Trials Preview: A Dozen Names for Half a Dozen Spots in the Women’s 100 Free

There is little consensus about the favorites in the women’s 100 free except that it should be a crazy, unpredictable race. (Photo: Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt, Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy, Courtesy Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 US Worlds Trials Preview: A Very Crowded Vacuum in the Men’s 400 IM

Though one of them isn’t Michael Phelps, there’s more good names in this men’s 400 IM than we’ve seen in the last decade, including his young teammate Chase Kalisz. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 US Worlds Trials Preview: Conor, Connor, or Klueh in the Men’s 400 Free?

Conor Dwyer (above) and Connor Jaeger are both swinging hard this summer. Will either win the 400 free at Trials, or is there an upset brewing? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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100m Freestyle World Champ Trials Preview: Solidifying of the Guard

Nathan Adrian, the defending Olympic Champion, is a big favorite in the 100 free with many retirements from the male sprint group. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Why I Swim

Swimming is far more than just a sport for many of us. Here are just a few of the endless reasons that I swim. This is a great way to be healthy.

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