Lifestyle

SwimSwam’s Top 3 (Wildly Speculative) Candidates for USC Head Coaching Job

Ray Looze has a good thing going at Indiana, but is the allure of the head coaching job at his alma mater USC enough to pull him away from Bloomington?

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Hong Kong Record-Breaking Swimmer Cheuk Ming-Ho Has Heart Scare

17-year-old Cheuk Ming-Ho of Hong Kong has achieved a FINA ‘B’ cut for the Olympics, but his aspirations were almost sidelined by a heart-related issue.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 50% Say Breaststroke Is Most Different From SC to LC

More than half of voters said breaststroke changed the most between long and short course, with butterfly a distant second.

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Shouts From The Stands: What If…

“As a coach, treat every facet of your job as a ‘what if’ moment. Don’t miss those special moments that just happen.”

Ask Swim Mom: What About the Chlorine Cough?

They said it’s called Swimmer’s Cough. Should I be concerned? We call it the “chlorine cough” and it usually happens in indoor pools with poor ventilation.

Shouts From The Stands: The Last Time

The end of your one’s competitive swimming career is something inevitable, yet we often find ourselves unprepared when the moment finally hits.

Shouts From The Stands: Rules For Swim Mums

Here are some general rules to follow to successfully manoeuvre your way through the hustle and bustle that comes with the job of being a swim mum.

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The ISL: Something to Celebrate

The emergence of the International Swimming League has been unprecedented in the world of swimming and creates high hopes for the future of the sport.

The Hungry Swimmer: Decadent Dessert Recipes

Here are some tasty dessert options that are healthier than what you’ll find in your traditional baked goods.

SwimSwam Pulse: 52.4% Pick Ledecky As Swimmer of the 2010s

A majority of fans picked Katie Ledecky as the #1 overall swimmer of the 2010s, compared to just 38% for Michael Phelps.

French Ace Mehdy Metella’s Shoulder Surgery Is Complete

French national record holder Mehdy Metella has successfully undergone shoulder surgery, but now faces at least 4 months of rehabilitation.

How to Get SwimSwam Magazine’s 2019 Year in Review

If you subscribe today, you will receive four issues of SwimSwam Magazine, including the 2020 Olympic Preview, our biggest issue of the 4-year cycle. 

Beyond The Lane Lines: British Swimming News & The Butterfly Train Has Arrived

Catch up on the latest swimming news from around the web, with this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring Tom Derbyshire, City of Derby and more.

Australian Olympian Emma McKeon Makes Plea For Help With Wildfires

25-year-old Olympic medalist Emma McKeon published an emotional statement on Instagram, highlighting the damage the wildfires in her nation are doing.

Ask Swim Mom: My Son is Skipping Practice

I just found out that my 16 year old skipped practice, even after dropping him off at the pool and then picking him up after he messaged for a pick up.

Hagino Becomes A Father, Begins Training for 400 IM for Tokyo

Reigning Olympic champion in the men’s 400m IM, Kosuke Hagino, has re-committed to training for the event, with renewed energy due to becoming a father.

6 Swimmer New Year’s Resolutions To Start Your Swimming Year Off Right

You’re on the starting block of a brand new year. Why not make the most of it by setting your sights on a new approach both in and out of the pool?

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