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Katie Ledecky Named WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Katie Ledecky has been named Sportswoman of the Year for 2017 by the Women’s Sports Federation. She becomes the fifth swimmer to win the award since 1993.

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Video: Easily Fix Your Freestyle

Five time olympian. Twelve time Olympic medalist. Absolute boss! We are psyched to get Dara Torres on this weeks video going over her favorite freestyle drill; a skulling progression.

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Inside Look: Louisville Women at SMU Classic (Video)

While SwimSwam was covering the SMU Classic, our own Coleman Hodges embedded with the Louisville women to document what meet life looked like for them

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Germany’s elite athletes founded an own independent interest group

The German online magazin “sportschau.de” reported two weeks ago that athletes’ representatives of all sports  are about to set up…

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Katie Ledecky Named WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Katie Ledecky has been named Sportswoman of the Year for 2017 by the Women’s Sports Federation. She becomes the fifth swimmer to win the award since 1993.

Video: Easily Fix Your Freestyle

Five time olympian. Twelve time Olympic medalist. Absolute boss! We are psyched to get Dara Torres on this weeks video going over her favorite freestyle drill; a skulling progression.

Inside Look: Louisville Women at SMU Classic (Video)

While SwimSwam was covering the SMU Classic, our own Coleman Hodges embedded with the Louisville women to document what meet life looked like for them

Germany’s elite athletes founded an own independent interest group

The German online magazin “sportschau.de” reported two weeks ago that athletes’ representatives of all sports  are about to set up…

Kira Toussaint To Join NTC Squad In Amsterdam This December

Olympian and national record holder Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands will be making the move from her present home at the University of Tennessee to join the Dutch NTC squad in Amsterdam come this December.

Triathlete Swimming Across Gibraltar Strait For Earthquake Survivors

Since then, I have been working on sanitation-related projects because I want to raise awareness about the importance of sustainable sanitation in developing and rich countries.

Texas Assistant Wyatt Collins Talks Early-Season Outlook

Collins says that his senior star Joseph Schooling is locked in this fall.

NCAA Survey Reveals Earlier Commitments Result in More Changes

Welcome to SwimSwam’s feature, called simply SwimSwam Discussion. We might rename it at a later point in time (Hospitality Room,…

Hosszu Appeals Lawsuit Vs Barrett, Sports Publications to 9th Circuit

Katinka Hosszu’s defamation and false light case against Casey Barrett and Swimming World is still not considered ‘case closed’ at this point.

British Swimming Federation Head Coach Bill Furniss Collects OBE

British Swimming head coach Bill Furniss collected his OBE on Tuesday.

British Para Swimming Bullying Scandal Sees Greenwood Out Of New Job

Canada’s Edmonton Keyano Swim Club had recently hired former Head Coach of British Para Swimming, Rob Greenwood, but has since withdrawn its offer citing ‘shock’ and ‘disappointment’ over the allegations of its would-be new coach.

NC State Set To Host Penn State, Duke Friday

The NC State men’s & women’s swimming & diving team opens its regular season on Friday at the Willis R. Casey Aquatic Center, hosting Penn State & Duke in a tri-meet at 5:00 P.M.

USOC Announces Formation Of Collegiate Advisory Council

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the formation of a Collegiate Advisory Council to guide and strengthen Olympic sport programming at the collegiate level.

USA Swimming Restructures National Team, Unger/Mintenko to Lead

Lindsay Mintenko will “oversee National Team,” but Mike Unger’s new responsibilities will include the National Team Division.

College Swimming Preview: 10/16/17 – 10/22/17

The college swim season really heats up this week with the highly-anticipated Texas-Florida-Indiana triangular meet on Friday and Saturday. That could give us a rematch in the ongoing Caeleb Dressel-Joseph Schooling rivalry, as well as pit 200 free stars Townley Haas and Blake Pieroni against each other.

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