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Depression & Anxiety TOOLKIT for Athletes Launched by Champion’s Mojo

Champion’s Mojo hosts Kelly Palace & Maria Parker have launched the interactive toolkit with resources from experts in dealing with depression and anxiety.

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Pre-Race Rituals

The most iconic pre-race ritual in swimming is the Michael Phelps back slap.

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The Hungry Swimmer: Tips On How To Add Protein Powder To Your Diet

If you’re interested in how to incorporate protein powders into your daily eats, check out these top protein powder recipe picks!

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Shouts From The Stands: Swimming In A Post-Segregation America

“It is time for our great swim community to rise up to the occasion.”

Swimming’s TopTenTweets: A Big Week For Katie Ledecky’s Relatives

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.

Manchester Aquatic Center Improvements Priority For Community

England’s Manchester Aquatic Center, home to City of Manchester Swimming Club and Great Britain’s Para Centre squad, is in need of comprehensive repairs.

SwimSwam Pulse: 36% Favor Separate Women’s & Men’s U.S. Olympic Trials

A little more than a third of voters favored splitting U.S. Olympic Trials by gender, though 31% favored further limiting athlete numbers.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: NAIA Volleyballer Among First To Make Money From NIL

Learn something new in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring the first NAIA student-athlete to earn money from her own likeness.

How Swimming Helped Matt Mauser After Losing Wife in Crash with Kobe Bryant

Mauser discusses losing his wife and enduring a pandemic while trying to move through his career as well as raise and teach 3 children (ages 12, 10, and 4)

SSPC: Marathon Swimmer Catherine Breed Details Racing 20+ Mile Ocean Swims

Breed describes her training as well as some of her stories about swimming through jellyfish, in the dark, and in the same waters as sharks.

SwimSwam Pulse: 58% Think Sun Yang Will Be Banned Before 2021 Olympics

More than half of voters said they expect Chinese distance swimmer Sun Yang to be banned in time to keep him out of the Tokyo Olympics this year.

SSPC: Swimmer Matthew Marquardt Cycling Across the US to Raise Money for Cancer

Matthew is riding to raise money for pediatric cancer treatment through St. Jude. His goal is to raise $23,000 over the course of his ride, $1000/day.

Former Northern Colorado Coach Will Leonhart Charged With 2 Felonies

Additional details are coming to light involving a deadly crash, resulting in former N. Colorado Coach Will Leonhart being charged with two felonies.

SSPC: Claire Adams on Processing the Loss of her Olympic Dream

Adams sifts through the huge loss breaking her hand and missing the 2016 Olympic team was in her life and what it took to bounce back from that.

Falling Off The Block

Being an experienced swimmer in college didn’t prevent me from having a not-so-graceful tumble off of the blocks, and it happened more than once.