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7 Swim Sayings for Swim Parents

Have you noticed that swimming lingo works its way into other areas of your life? Here are seven expressions swim parents use in everyday life that relate to swimming.

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Ledecky to Sponsors: Pay Up

In many pro sports the ‘contract year’ is a well known phenomenon. Athletes in the last year of their current deal have extra motivation to perform so that their next contract will be a big one.

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5 Gum Runs Ads Featuring Senior Citizens’ Inspiring Stories

5 Gum has rolled out a group of ads that feature the inspiring stories from senior citizens who felt like they missed their golden opportunities in life, and the way their stories now have impacted the lives of younger generations. 

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Most Marketable Swim Stars To Go Pro Since Michael Phelps

Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel and Caeleb Dressel are making their pro debuts. SwimSwam asked an industry veteran what their financial futures look like. The industry said: “Simone and Caeleb will make $2 to $5 million annually. ​I believe Katie will be in the $5 million to $10 million range.”

7 Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go to Swim Meets

Swim meets provide valuable lessons and growing opportunities for swimmers. Here are 7 reasons every swimmer should be going to swim meets.

6 Reasons Why You Want The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of SwimSwam Magazine’s Summer Preview

The 2018 Summer Preview issue ships May 21st. Our theme is summer heat – “The Sprint Issue” – and we profile the best sprinters in history, including our cover star Caeleb Dressel.

Who Will Be The Newest Member of #TeamSpeedo

“Exciting news! Our friends at Speedo are about to reveal the newest member of #teamspeedo. Can you guess who it…

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A Simple Trick to Stop You From Freaking Out Behind the Blocks

Here is one of my favorite tricks for keeping calm behind the blocks, while also helping you swim with more control and speed. Whammy!

SwimSwam Pulse: Pan Pacs, U.S. Nationals Most Anticipated 2018 Meets

The Pan Pacific Championships and U.S. National Championships are far and away the most anticipated 2018 summer meets for SwimSwam readers, combining for 90% of votes in our most recent poll.

The Swimmer’s Guide to Staying Focused When It Matters

Ever catch yourself drifting off mentally? Here are 3 ways to stay focused.

10 Milestones for Swim Parents

Through the years of swim parenting, there are many milestones from the first time your child wins their heat to signing day for college.

10 Reasons Why I’m Thankful to be a Swim Parent

#4 – Accountability. Swimming taught my kids accountability for their actions.

SwimMom Musings: What is a Swim Mom?

On Mother’s Day, we tend to reflect on the myriad roles we play in the lives of our children.

7 Swim Parent Tips to Stop Comparing Swimmers

With the best of intentions, we want to motivate our kids to be more competitive—but watch out—it might backfire. When we compare our kids, we may cause more harm than good.

Phelps & Schooling Promoting Singapore’s MMA C’ship Event

Both Michael Phelps and Joseph Schooling will be promoting an upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) fight in Singapore taking place later this month.

3 Less Obvious Angles About Amanda Kendall’s Doping Suspension

Editorial content is the opinion of its author and does not necessarily reflect the views of SwimSwam. Earlier today, SwimSwam…

SwimSwam Pulse: 63% Like Lopez-VT Hire More Than Taylor-Auburn

Almost two-thirds of respondents said they favored Virginia Tech’s hiring of Sergio Lopez as its new head coach over the hiring of Gary Taylor to take over at Lopez’s former team, Auburn.

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