Articles by SwimSwam Staff

Former Oakland University swimmer and captain Tom Allen passed away

“The Oakland family is saddened and diminished with the tragic loss of friend and colleague Tommy Allen,” said former Athletics Director and Coach Corey Van Fleet.

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Race Video: 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup, Hong Kong, DAY 1

American Tom Shields and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu were the biggest winners on day 1 of the Hong Kong World Cup, at least in terms of series points.

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NBC Today Show hosts Matt Lauer and Al Roker to emcee 2014 Golden Goggles

The annual Golden Goggle Awards not only honors and celebrates our U.S. National Swim Team, it serves as an important fundraiser for the USA Swimming Foundation. Proceeds benefit the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to
“Save Lives and Build Champions” – in the pool and in life.

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2014 Dubai FINA World Cup – Day 2 Photo Vault

Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.

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4 Reasons Why USRPT May Work for Your Swimming Career – Video Feature

Michael Andrew is a USRPT Athlete. He owns 75 National Age Group Records.

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2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships Swimming Photo Vault – Day 2

Many thanks to Melissa Lundie for these swimming photos.

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The Measure of Training Intensity Through Lactate

Lactate fuels the intensity of training, supplying information of how exercises start the metabolic system process.

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Simone Manuel on being Katie Ledecky’s Roommate & how she learned Ledecky was going to Stanford

Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky will be Stanford superheroes in time. One swimmer wields lightning, the other is an endurance assassin. Women’s college swimming has great years ahead.

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Anthony Ervin on the 400 free relay: “Yeah, I punished myself, swam butterfly in warm down”

Always entertaining, Ervin shares his disappointment over Team USA losing the 4×100 free relay, but Ervin is ready now to build into the next two years leading up to Rio.

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Watch Michael Phelps win 100 Butterfly at 2014 Pan Pacific Championships (Race Video)

Michael Phelps won the gold medal in the men’s 100 butterfly with his time of 51.29.

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6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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Jessica Hardy Delivers New Meet Record in 50 Breast – Video Interview

Jessica Hardy pulled ahead towards the middle of the pool to separate herself from the other swimmers. She finished first with a new national meet record time of 30.12. That should add her to the World Championship Team roster in 2015.

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