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A box filled with kindness, extreme generosity sent to Mozambique

This is the story of a box that has brought more joy, dignity, hope and love to a group of young men that I have witnessed over the past 5 months. It is a box that is filled with kindness and extreme generosity.

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Q&A with Jessica Hardy: How I’m Preparing for the World’s Biggest Stage

As anticipation builds for one of the biggest summers in sports, elite athletes are in their most intense training period as they aim to go stronger, further and faster for a chance to make history.

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8 Reasons Why College Swimming Will Change Your Life

I think about my days with 59 men and women on the UA swim team at some point every day. Here are 8 Reasons Why College Swimming Will Change Your Life…

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Cameron McEvoy has the Most Dominant Swim of Australian Trials

Cameron McEvoy has the Most Dominant Swim of Australian Trials!, but in the race you think…

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BridgeAthletic April Olympic Trials Preparation Tips

There are less than 60 days until the first heat of the Men’s 400IM gets the 2016 US Olympic Trials underway. It is time to quiet your thoughts and really trust in the work you have done to get to where you are.

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10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.

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What Swimmers Think Diving vs. What Divers Think Swimming

If swimming were a family, the sport of diving is its black sheep. Diving is the illusive and enigmatic second cousin to swimming that you know you’re related to, but you’re not quite sure how.

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4 Questions for Swim Parents About Goals

What if a child and parent have completely different expectations? It’s guaranteed to be a sprint to disappointments and misunderstandings. Here are questions swim parents can ask themselves about goals for their swimmers…

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Rich Burns Inspires Masters Swimmers

Rich Burns, International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer and holder of 56 FINA Masters World Records, is a living inspiration to all masters swimmers.

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Wesleyan Swim & Dive Goes Crazy From Chlorine Withdrawal (VIDEO)

Lawrence Ma, a senior on Wesleyan’s team, put together this video. Check out Wesleyan Swimming and Diving’s team video for the 2015-16…

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How to Build Stronger Freestyle Kick Mechanics

To build a better freestyle or flutter kick, one must first understand where the propulsive power of the kick is derived and how to balance the two opposing forces of propulsion and frontal drag, in order to maximize the kicking speed.

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10 Things I Notice While Swimming Masters

10 things I notice while swimming masters rather than cheering from the sidelines.

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6 Swim Parent Tips About Hard Work

The ability to work hard carries over to other aspects in our lives. We might not reach our goals through hard work, but without it, we will fail.

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The Most Important Performance Enhancer Out There

Did you know the body is made up of about 50-70% water? Without it we can only survive for days – that’s how essential it is for life. We need it for every process you can possibly think of in the human body.

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