SSPC: Matthew Marquardt on What He Gained From Riding Across America

Matthew goes into details of where the hardest struggles came, how his diet changed, and being too sore to even sleep some nights.

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Shouts From The Stands: A Letter To Klete Keller

“We must do better to support one another and help us all develop into a more compassionate, more well-rounded community.”


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SwimSwam Pulse: 75% Preferred San Antonio PSS Over Richmond

Three-quarters of voters were more excited for the San Antonio stop of the Pro Swim Series than the Richmond stop, according to our most recent SwimSwam poll.


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Self Motivation Made Simple

Five motivation tips to help yourself in both swimming and life.

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.

Pre-Race Rituals

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

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.

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.