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Hardcore Swim of the Week: 64 Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba To Florida In Less Than 53 Hours

The HardCoreSwim of the week goes to Diana Nyad, for her 110 mile swim at 64 years old! Nyad became the first person to ever swim from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida without the aid of a shark cage. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Alex Pussieldi Announces the French and Australian Rosters for the 2nd Raia Rapida

Florent Manadou and Fred Bosquet (pictured above), are two of the members of the French Raia Rapida team. The French and Australian teams were both recently announced by Alex Pussieldi. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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Diana Nyad Completes The 110 Mile Swim From Cuba To Key West, Florida Just Under 53 Hours

64 year-old DIana Nyad becomes the first to complete the 110 mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without a shark tank. She completed the swim in less than 52 hours. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Michael Phelps To Appear in USA Network’s “Suits”

Michael Phelps will be playing himself in his guest role in his favorite television show, USA Network’s “Suits”. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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2013-14 College Swimming Previews: #10 Minnesota Needs to Hit Their Taper at the NCAA Championships to Advance

The Minnesota Golden Gophers return a majority of their top scorers, but with Haley Spencer graduating, the team will need to hit their taper at the NCAA Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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163 NAG Records Broken So Far In 2012-2013 USA Swimming Season

With the end of the 2012-2013 season approaching, 163 national age group records have been broken (or tied) over the past year between the short course and long course seasons. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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2013-2014 College Swimming Previews: #12 Ohio State Return 17 Big Ten Championship Point Scorers

The Buckeyes graduated several senior sprinters, but looking beyond those relay losses, the Buckeyes come back in pretty healthy shape next season: they bring back 17 point scorers from the 2013 Big Ten Championships. The large freshman class of freestylers should help to fill the gaps left behind by last years seniors. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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2013-2014 Women’s College Swimming Preview: #12 North Carolina Look Promising With an Added Year of Experience

The University of North Carolina women’s team finished 12th at the 2013 NCAA Championships. With the return of Stephanie Peacock and an added year of experience for the young team, you should expect to see the Tar Heels in the top 10 next season. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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The Davie Nadadores Are Taking Eight To Dubai For The Junior World Championships

The Davie Nadadores will be taking eight swimmers to the FINA Junior World Championships in Dubai at the end of the month, representing six different countries.

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Andrew Seliskar Breaks Michael Phelps’ 15-16 200 Meter IM NAG Record

Andrew Seliskar breaks Michael Phelps 15-16 200 IM NAG record on the final night of the 2013 Junior National Championships. Photo Credit: Janna Schulze / SwimSwam.com)

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Carsten Vissering Breaks The 15-16 100 Breaststroke NAG Record

Carsten Vissering breaks the 15-16 NAG Record in the men’s 100 breaststroke with his time of 1:01.94.

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Caeleb Dressel Re-Breaks His 15-16 200 Freestyle NAG Record

Caeleb Dressel breaks the 15-16 NAG record in the 200 freestyle with his 1:48.64 in the B-final heat at the Junior National Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Junior World Championship Rankings Prior to Junior Nationals

This is the updated list as of August 4th, 2013 with the selection standings for the 2013 Junior World Championships in Dubai. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Africa Report, Days 7-8, Chad Le Clos Grabs Another Gold Medal

Chad Le Clos wins his second Gold medal of the championships in his 200 butterfly. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Oceania Report, Day 7-8, Lauren Boyle Takes Down Another Record

Several medals were won by the Australians and Lauren Boyle of New Zealand on the last two days of the 2013 FINA National Championships. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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