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SwimSwam Pulse: 68.1% Pick Stanford More Likely Than Texas To Repeat

Just over two-thirds of voters picked the Stanford women as more likely to repeat as NCAA champions than the Texas men, with about 16% saying both teams were equally likely to defend their titles in 2019.

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Duncan Scott Joins Illustrious List of Swimmers Injured in Land Sports

Duncan Scott’s mishap tripping over pavement is just the latest in a history of unfortunate events involving swimmers on land.

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Prep For College With The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

You can get the 2018 COLLEGE PREVIEW through Oct 17th. OUR THEME: How to be a Student Athlete. We also rank the TOP 50 2018-19 NCAA SWIMMERS, and we deliver our first POWER RANKINGS, projecting who will be the 2019 NCAA Championship team.

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Shout From The Stands: My Second Home

The pool is what my team bonds over, the love for swimming holding us together as a swim family, which I affectionately refer to as my “second family.” It might be a pool to anyone else, but to me, it is my second home.

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From Swim Mom to Scilly Swimmer

How did one of my fellow Southern California swim moms find herself 35 miles off the coast of Cornwall, UK, swimming 15K and walking 10K through the Isles of Scilly?

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A Heads Up For Contact Lens-Wearing Swimmers

Swimmers who are also contact lens wearers may want to take a look at a recent study conducted by Dr. John Dart, from University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Michael Phelps To Hit The Ryder Cup Celebrity Golf Course

Michael Phelps has been named as one of the Celebrity Match participants for the 42nd Ryder Cup set to take place on Tuesday, September 25th.

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Missy Says “Yes;” Gets Engaged to former Longhorn Hayes Johnson

Missy Franklin has announced her engagement to Hayes Johnson via social media.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: ‘BRB, I Need To Go To Swim Practice’

Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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Teaching America’s WWII Navy Fighter Pilots to Swim

When Pearl Harbor was bombed in 1941, most Americans did not know how to swim. That fateful December morning, the future of swimming changed when the war moved from the sea to the skies.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Predicting Top-6 Finish For Tennessee Women

44% of voters predicted the Tennessee women to finish between 4th and 6th, and 7.5% more predicted a top 3 finish for the Volunteers at 2019 NCAAs.

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I Am A Swam Mom

As of this morning, I am no longer a swim mom. I know it seems trivial to say. How can something my children do identify me so much? But here I sit, with alligator tears in my eyes, knowing I will never watch my children swim another competitive race again. It’s killing me.

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Olympian Daiya Seto Tries Out Triathlon

Daiya Seto of Japan is having a year of firsts, including competing in his inaugural triathlon.

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Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes?

There’s something poetic about morning racing in the Land of the Rising Sun (above, Mt. Fuji above the clouds).

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Mental Health for College Athletes – Ways to Focus on Mental Wellness

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health 30% of college students experience down periods where they find it difficult to function. For this reason taking proactive steps to address your mental wellness is important.

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