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Shouts from the Stands: One More Meet

For the next few days, I will cheer from the stands, offer no coaching advice, and watch as this chapter of our family journey closes and look forward to the journeys ahead.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 36% Most Excited For Men’s Big Tens

36% of voters were most excited for men’s Big Tens this week, with the ACC men and Pac-12 women tying for second in our poll.

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Speedo Fastskin – A History of the World’s Fastest Swimsuits

Inspired by the varying skin texture of a shark, the original Fastskin suit came with compression and ridges in key areas as Speedo developed a fabric which mimicked nature and helped swimmers glide through the water.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Venues Will Be Entirely Smoke-Free

Tokyo 2020 organizers announced today that the next edition of the Summer Olympic Games will be entirely smoke- and vape-free.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Jamieson Inducted Into Bath Hall Of Fame

Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame. Read about that and other swimming snippets from around the web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Northview Vikings Swim Team Needs Parkas

The students fundraised for parkas themselves, but they’ve fallen short of their fundraising goal. Most likely, their families and friends don’t have the ability to support them in this effort.

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More Than a Title: 200 IM Celebrates Family at Virginia State Meet

The boy’s 200 IM at the Virginia 6A state championships on Friday night wasn’t the fastest event at the meet. I knew that 200 IM race was something that I would never forget for the rest of my life.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 56% Most Anticipating Men’s SECs

More than half of voters were most excited for the men’s SEC Championship out of the four major week 1 conference meets. Nearly 20% went for the women’s Big Ten, while the women’s ACC and women’s SEC Championships were right around 12% apiece.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Le Clos Teams Up With Johnnie Walker

Cate Campbell, Chad Le Clos, Brendand Hyland and more are highlighted in this latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Phelps To Take Stage At Wisconsin High School Sports Awards

The most decorated Olympian of all time, American swimmer Michael Phelps, has been announced as the very special guest appearing at the Wisconsin High School Sports Awards.

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Ask Swim Mom: Why Tear Down a Team After Leaving?

Why do some people think it’s okay to tear down the team after they leave? I get that they’re making a different decision than us, but why not let it go at that?

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Dear Swimming: A Goodbye Letter from Kalina Emaus

Five thousand six hundred thirty five days we met in the Hudsonville High School pool. Somehow in the midst of all those around you, you were able to call me and make me feel special and free.

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Shouts from the Stands: The Three Ts

In my young life, I’ve learned that there are three types of people in this world: terrorists, tourists, and team players.

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Swim Mom Musings: Dear Swimmer Girl

Leaving conference champs after you had to scratch the last day due to illness, I realized I’ve never thanked you for all you have taught me about resilience, character, and winning with grace and losing with dignity.

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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