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Harvard’s Schuyler Bailar Named to Out Magazine’s 2017 Out100

Harvard swimmer Schuyler Bailar has been named to Out Magazine’s 2017 Out100, a yearly list of the most influential LGBTQ individuals.

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10 Reasons We Love the New Aquamojis by SwimOutlet.com

We’ve struggled with the same generic swimmer emoji by Apple over and over again. Now there are 50 new swimming-themed stickers – with new Aquamojis coming out weekly — that let us communicate in a language swimmers understand.

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Can You Balance Your Mind?

It may be the roars and whistles. The lights on the ceiling. The sea of swimmers. Whatever your reason is, this sport is not a comfortable arena for anyone to dive in.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 56% Pick IU’s Texas/Florida Wins As Most Impressive

More than half of voters selected Indiana’s wins over Texas and Florida as the upset of the NCAA season so far.

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An Open Letter To The Freshman Who Never Thought Of Redshirting

I know this year is definitely not what you planned on. Trust me, I know. I was in your spot my freshman year as well. Let me tell you a story of what happened to me.

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One Tip For Swim Parents: Don’t Speak

What’s the first thing most parents do if their child loses, doesn’t make their cut, or has a flat out bad swim? We talk.

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How To Work Hard At Relaxing

Although swimming takes up a lot of our time, it’s important to use a slice of the day to give ourselves a mental break.

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Creating an Open Environment to Speak About Mental Health

The intentional creation of an environment where athletes feel supported enough to speak about mental health can truly change lives…

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Why Strong Freestyle Kick Mechanics Really Matter

There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…

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5 Training Milestones That Kick a Metric Ton of Butt

Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.

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Watch: Cody Miller Vlogs Weekend of 2017 College Challenge

Watch as Cody Miller walks us through his weekend at the College Challenge, including trips to Universal Studios and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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4 Swim Parent Tips About Consistency

I’ve missed some swim practices lately and I regret it. I found out that it’s hard to get back into the pool after getting out of the groove. I’ve seen this play over and over with kids, too.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 90% Predict Stanford as NCAA Champs

90% of SwimSwam voters proved their sanity this week, selecting Stanford to win the 2018 women’s NCAA title.

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Athletes Connected: Q&A With Michigan Diving Coach Hilde

Michigan’s Athletes Connected program focused on mental health is producing a Q&A series with various Wolverine athletic department staff talking about issues of mental wellness. The series kicked off this week with an interview of Michigan diving coach Mike Hilde.

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Are Leadership Skills a Side Effect of Swimming?

Here are five leadership traits learned through swimming…

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