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Personalized Holiday Swim Towels!

Get your swimmers personalized towels just in time for the Holidays!

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about South Padre Island

In preparation for the upcoming South Padre Open Water Festival on November 5-6, we wanted to share some key facts about the Island and why its one of the best open water destinations in the US.

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Fike Swim Signs World Champion Swimmer Eva Fabian

US National Teamer, World Champion, and former Yale standout Eva Fabian has joined Fike Swim’s growing team of professional athletes.

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Why RPM Matters in Swimming

In the sprinters’ world, RPM matters. When a swimmer goes from hip-driven to shoulder-driven, he basically changes the technique of using his hand (and arm) from an airplane wing and paddle to using it as a propeller.

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2017 Gamecock Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Train like a GAMECOCK! Training focuses on intensive conditioning, thorough instruction and analysis of all four strokes.

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Excelle Sports Travel Talks with Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt

Olympic swimmers Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt have some travel stories to tell.

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Dave Scott Joins Team FINIS

Six-time Ironman world champ joins forces to help triathletes around the world.

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2017 Duke Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Duke Swim Camp is specifically designed for the swimmer wanting to learn elite level techniques and training skills.

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Pacific Lutheran University Partners With blueseventy

PLU was founded in 1890, and it’s NCAA Division III swim team is enjoying success in the pool as well as the classroom, with a streak of three straight conference titles to go along with Scholar All-America Team Awards for the men’s and women’s teams.

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How to do the Back-to-Breast Turn with Gold Medalist Darian Townsend

This transition is essentially half of a backstroke turn and half of a freestyle turn.

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Rio Reflections with Olympic swimmer Maya DiRado

Olympic gold medalist and Stanford graduate Maya DiRado was an absolute sensation in the pool at the Rio Olympics.

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FINIS: Train for Gold Like Brad Snyder

Over the next four years, Snyder established himself as a force to be reckoned with in para-swimming.

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How to Avoid the ‘Modern Toilet Seat’ Syndrome, Backstroke/Freestlye

I call this the ‘modern toilet seat’ syndrome, because in swimming freestyle and backstroke, the hand slows down just like a modern toilet seat with a spring on it to keep it from falling down hard.

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OWP on Why South Padre is Quickly Becoming Next Open Water Hot Spot

The team discovered that South Padre Island, Texas met all of this race criteria in spades, while offering so much more to race goers and spectators alike.

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2017 Pine Crest Swim Camps Are Ready for Signups Now

If you are a competitive swimmer, this camp will bring you to the next level of your swimming career.

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