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The Cutest Swimmer in the World – Platypus Video

Swimming video courtesy of Cute Creatures Great And Small.

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Swim Job: All American Swim Seeks full-time Business Unit Manager

All American Swim is a swim team dealer with retail operations throughout the southeast. We specialize in handling teams, organizations and schools with all of their swimwear, equipment and apparel needs.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Relay Starts in Swimming

Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.

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Swimming Canada launches Distance Swim Program To Develop 2020 Olympic Hopefuls

Swimming Canada has launched its Female Endurance/Distance Swimming Program with the objective to develop contenders in the longer distance pool events for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Beautiful Barbados Plays Host to International Championship Swim Meets

The next Open Water event on the calendar is the Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled for November 2nd 2014 in Carlisle Bay (1.5km & 5km races) and open to all swimmers from recreational to elite.

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PHOTO VAULT: Phelps Sports Full Beard, Lochte Back in Action at Bulldog Grand Slam

Michael Phelps swam to the top seed in the 100 fly on Friday morning at the 2014 Bulldog Grand Slam meet.

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Blucore introduces “Gene Pool” Sponsorship Program

Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…

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5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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Inspiration and Perspective from someone late to the Michael Phelps Fan Party

My sister makes fun of me for my late-to-the-party interest in Michael Phelps. Back in 2007 – 08, when he was breaking world records, dominating the sport and eating up space on magazine covers, he barely registered with me. I don’t know how I managed such ignorant bliss; we were on the University of Michigan campus at the same time

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Jolyn Swimwear July 4th Celebration Photo Vault

Jolyn Swimwear is seen on pool decks and in the water throughout the globe. The Southern California based swimwear company has carved out a distinctive niche by combining rock solid technical performance wear with cutting edge style.

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US National Team member Danielle Strader pursues new challenge in the pool

Danielle Strader-Bordi: “I’ve been there and have experiences at almost all levels of swimming, even at some of the highest levels. I can relate to the athletes and I know how a suit should fit and how the goggles should feel.”

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Open Letter: Air Quality From a Pool Owner’s Perspective

An open letter from Bob McCallister, Cobb County Aquatics Manager, to all owners, operators, and users of indoor pools. (Featured Image: Mountain View Aquatic Center)

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