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USA Swimming Foundation Announces USA Triathlon as Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner

“We are proud to partner with the USA Swimming Foundation to provide the best educational opportunities possible to our youth members,” said Rob Urbach, USA Triathlon CEO.

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Speedo USA Redesigns College Swim Team Uniforms with New Custom Suits for Cal, USC, University of Florida and the University of Michigan

Cal Women’s Swimming will race in the New Speedo USA “thin-strap suits” during the 2013-14 collegiate swimming season.

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Eldorado Eagles Top La Cueva in New Mexico Girls’ Metro Meet

Swim Rio Rancho coach Kerri-Ann Petty contributed this report. To see her report on the boys’ championship last weekend, click…

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Sara Isakovic Photo Vault

As we reported last week, Sara Iskovic is back in the pool training with her sight set on the 2016…

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La Cueva Wins Boys’ Metro Champs in New Mexico

New Mexico’s Metro Championship meet from this past weekend kicks off the state’s championship season.

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why it Matters to Your Health and Performance (Part 1)

Take a moment and ask yourself: what’s the worst air quality you’ve ever experienced at an indoor pool? Not just recently…but ever. Have you ever wondered why? Why is the air so bad in most indoor pools, and seemingly fine in others?

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Troy: “When You Can Set Pool Records in This Facility, You’re Doing Something Right”

Gregg Troy discusses the Texas weather, and his team’s training in December and January.

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Dave Salo Talks About Fine-Tuning the Details at SMU Classic

Dave Salo talks to SwimSwam’s Catherine Lee at the SMU Classic.

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Amphibious Achievement Wins USA Swimming Foundation Photo Contest

The Cambridge, Massachusetts based program will receive a visit from Olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones, on Saturday, January 25. Jones will lead the high-school students in a two-hour clinic followed by a photo and autograph session.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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FINIS Hires NCAA Champion Amanda Sims To Join The Custom & Sales Dept

At the 2009 NCAA Div-I Championships, Sims bolted to an amazing time of 51.28 in the Women’s 100yd Butterfly which earned her an individual NCAA title.

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VASA Seeks Marketing Coordinator

Vasa is a leading manufacturer of innovative, premium training equipment used in competitive sports & fitness. Vasa seeks a Marketing Coordinator to implement the marketing plan and analyze the results.

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History of the Swimming Pace Clock

The Palm Beach Scientific Training Group poses with the world’s first swimming pace clock at the Palm Beach rock pool north of Sydney, Australia in 1946.

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Make Practice Twice The Fun with Dolfin String Back Reversibles!

Dolfin String Back Reversibles are a great way to maximize your style and your dollar. Wear it on the print side, and watch how many compliments you get on the bold patterns!

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FINIS Hires Ross Davenport to Join International Business Development Staff

British Olympian Ross Davenport, above, poses with the 2012 Olympics behind him. He was a part of three British Olympic Teams, and has now joined the staff at FINIS.

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