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SwimSwam Pulse: 54% Predict Sub-20 Swim At Short Course Worlds

Just over half of voters predicted that we would see the first man ever to break 20 seconds in the 50-meter (short course) freestyle at Short Course Worlds in December.

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Battling with Mental Illnesses as a D1 Student-Athlete

Remember, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” You can do it. Never give up.

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Conquering College Recruiting

The college recruiting process can be a daunting yet extraordinarily rewarding journey.

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Alex Massey: Thriving in and out of the Water

Tennessee’s Alex Massey works hard to achieve success in two opposing environments.

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10 Things Parents Can and Cannot Control

At some point, we need to step back a bit and let our kids take control of their lives, while hovering a few feet away, hoping it all works out.

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Swim Moms Choose Ultra Swim Shampoo For Their Swimmers

Ultra Swim is a shampoo product, and it was made for swimmers like you. Ultra Swim gently removes harmful chlorine, and prevents damaged hair. So swim all you want, without sacrificing your hair.

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Swim Holiday Gift – The 2018 Year In Review SwimSwam Magazine

Looking for a holiday gift for your swimmer, swammer or swim coach? Get the “2018 Year In Review” SwimSwam Magazine. 

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Rowdy Gaines Receives USA Swimming Foundation ‘Hero Award’

The USA Swimming Foundation has given Rowdy Gaines the Make a Splash Hero Award to recognize his ‘efforts as a…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 66% Predict More Hangzhou Medals For Dressel Than Andrew

Two thirds of voters predicted that Caeleb Dressel will win more medals at 2018 Short Course Worlds than Michael Andrew.

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Colorado Swimmer Surprised by Military Mom at Swim Meet

A Regis Jesuit High School swimmer received quite a surprise at a swim meet on Sunday afternoon. Camille Shifrin, a…

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Should Parents Talk About Performance?

Our job as a mentor is to teach the many life lessons from swimming for the big picture of their lives, not a better streamline or faster turns—that’s the coach’s job.

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CrossFit & Swimming: They’re More Similar Than You Think

We looked at how CrossFit competitions draw similarities to swim meets, but the actual practices are more alike than you may think.

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A Look Inside the Mind of an Olympic Champion

Its fine to strive for perfection in swimming, but only as long as it’s done with the understanding that you can never get there. All you can ever ask of yourself is to give it your best shot, leave it all in the pool, and try to be the best version of yourself that you can be on that day.

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Swim Moms Love Ultra Swim Shampoo For Their Swimmers

Ultra Swim is a shampoo product, and it was made for swimmers like you. Ultra Swim gently removes harmful chlorine, and prevents damaged hair. So swim all you want, without sacrificing your hair.

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10 Things I Learned from Swim Moms

was so fortunate to have amazing swim moms on my children’s team when I was a newbie. They took me under their wings and taught me the ropes around the pool. Here are 10 things about swimming that I learned from swim moms.

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