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USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation Awards Grants

USMS ANNOUNCEMENT The USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation awards grants to programs that can demonstrate more adults will be provided the opportunity…

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6 NCS Records Broken in Prelims; Stumph Ties National Mark

Stephen Stumph tied one National Record and broke one NCS Record in prelims of the North Coast Sectionals.

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Lessons From Legends: Shirley Babashoff, Is your best good enough?

Chuck Warner talks about Shirley Babashoff and the East German women of the 1970’s.

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2013 North Coast Section Swimming Championships Preview

Stephen Stumph is part of what Dean Ottati believes is one of the best senior classes in North Coast Section history. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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JSerra Girls Win Division 1 Title on Back of Record; Duke-Bound Breaststrokers Star in CIFSS

The boys from Capistrano Valley celebrate their boys’ Division 1 California Southern Section Championship. (Photo: Victoria Lepesant)

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Curtis Ogren Breaks National Independent HS Record in 200 IM at Cali Central Coast Finals

St. Francis High School junior Curtis Ogren broke Matt Thompson’s National Independent High School Record in the 200 IM at the CIF Central Coast Section Championships on Saturday. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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CIF Central Coast Section Prelims Recap

Ally Howe leads the field into the final of the 200 IM by over 2 seconds. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Arena Responds to POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro Replacement Requests

“The company has expressed profound apologies to all consumers for the inconvenience caused by arena’s decision to waive approval codes on the old model Carbon-Pro. It added further that it is doing everything in its power to rectify the situation as quickly as possible, and to minimize the impact of the switchover.”

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Eastin Breaks 200 IM National Record; JW North Boys Win in CIFSS Division 3

The Crean Lutheran Swim Team takes coach Craig Brown for a plunge after winning the CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)

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Arena USA Chief Tim McCool Addresses FINA Non-Compliant Suit

“Early Monday morning Arena USA distributed a press release, “Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro”. SwimSwam spoke with Tim McCool, who helms Arena USA, shortly after the release went live.”

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Amini Fonua: Our Sport Has Thrived Because of the Open Minds that People Have

Amini Fonua says even being gay, he never felt like an outcast at the most conservative college in America. (Seen above with US and Texas A&M track star Jeneba Tarmoh and fellow A&M breaststroker Breeja Larson at the 2012 Olympic Games).

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USA Swimming President’s Message From Bruce Stratton

This is an unedited message from USA Swimming President Bruce Stratton.  Mr. Stratton has dedicated nearly 30 years of volunteer…

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Loyola Boys, Sacred Heart Girls Dominate Mission League Finals in Los Angeles

Peter Kropp of Loyola broke the Mission League Meet Record in the 100 breaststroke on Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy: Andrew Figueroa)

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Cameron van der Burgh talks after SA Nationals; Discusses Rules Changes

The Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder discusses, SA Nationals, upcoming meets, and the proposed rule changes for breaststroke.

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Dave Jennings Retires as Head Coach of Miami (OH) Women’s Swim Team

OXFORD, Ohio – Dave Jennings, Miami University Athletics’ all-time winningest single-sport coach, has announced that he will step down next…

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