Articles by SwimSwam Staff

Magic in the Lane: Documentary on Chuck Katis

The film was shot over 2 years. Soren Dickens handled the majority of the technical side of the film and Eriksen Dickens focused on the story side of things.

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SwimSwam’s Top 20 Swimmers of the 2010s

Here it is: our totally, utterly, completely indisputable list of the best swimmers of the last decade. We’re sure you will all 100% agree.

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Happy Olympic Year

Jan 1st for most of the world marks an opportunity for renewal, an opportunity to refresh, to make resolutions, to set new goals, to reach for new horizons.

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International Swimming League 2019: A Season of Innovations

The inaugural season of the International Swimming League presented some big innovations. These were our favorite innovations.

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VIP Packages for the ISL Championships in Las Vegas

Experience the inaugural International Swimming League Championships in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, with the exclusive ISL VIP Packages.

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What’s Not to Like About Relays?

One of the most exciting moments in swim meets is watching your child compete on a relay. Unfortunately, there can be some negatives

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High School Junior Helps One Child at a Time

16 year old Maddie Haley, a high school swimmer at New Canaan YMCA, is hoping to save lives by making swimming more accessible to underprivileged children.

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Survey of 4 NCAA Swimming Programs Reveal High Levels of Pre-Race Anxiety

The Survey, conducted by Olivier Poirier-Leroy, was conducted of 98 collegiate swimmers in 4 NCAA programs: 2 Division I and 2 Division II.

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New York Breakers Name Peter Andrew Head Coach for First ISL Season

Peter Andrew (left) is the coach and father of the team’s vice-captain Michael Andrew (right) of the New York Breakers.

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Champion’s Mojo: Mel Stewart Talks Dean Farris, Internet Reach on Podcast

Champion’s Mojo podcast welcomes Gold Medal Mel Stewart to discuss swimming media and how successful habits net results.

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UPDATE: Cal’s Carr Capitalizes on 100 Backstroke Re-Swim (With Video)

Cal’s Daniel Carr took advantage of a re-swim in the 100 backstroke after meet officials failed to remove his wedge at the 50 mark this morning

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Minnesota Freshman Max McHugh Swims #4 100 Breast Time in History

Minnesota freshman Max McHugh swim the fourth fastest time in history this morning in the 100 breaststroke

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Indiana Posts 2nd-Fastest 400 Medley Relay Ever, Crack 3:00 Barrier

Ian Finnerty clocked one of the fastest breaststroke splits in history to help the Indiana Hoosiers get under the 3:00 mark in tonight’s 400 medley relay

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Mark Theall Becomes First-Ever Texas A&M Scorer in 500 Free

Mark Theall and Texas A&M are quietly putting together a nice run

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Bold Strategy: Haas Blasts First 200, Takes Down 500 Free NCAA Record

Townley Haas took home his second win and NCAA record in as many days in tonight’s 500 freestyle

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