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A Swim Parent’s Story

Brenda Lewin talks about her journey from being terrified of the water when her kids started swimming, to overcoming her fear and becoming a swimmer herself.

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Swimmers Robbed in Rio: Fan Fiction

What probably happened the night of the Rio robbery…

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Female British Breaststrokers’ World Class Progress

Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.

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As Rio Wraps, Olympic Swimmers Put Back Into Storage Until 2020

With the competitive swimming portion of the 2016 Rio Olympics wrapping up this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has begun returning swimmers to their storage unit, where they’ll remain until fans care about swimming again in the year 2020.

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The 9th Annual Clanfe Olympics

The Clanfe Olympics had their 9th edition this summer. Since this diving event started, 1373 participants have dove off of…

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Shouts From the Stands: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Steve Schade explains his opinion on performance enhancing drugs (PED).

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5 of Our Favorite Nutrition Tips from Masters Swimmers

If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.

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Training for Judd Cribbs First 50 Freestyle

Judd Cribbs shares with us how is 11 month training has been, and if he has finally been able to conquer the flip turn, and the compete in the 50 free.

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5 Most Unforgettable Moments By U.S. Olympic Swimmers

Reminisce with Charles Hartley on the top 5 most unforgettable swimming moments of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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6 Reasons to Love SwimSwam Magazine and the College Preview

If you subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine, you can instantly view the 2016 Olympic Preview and all back issues as digital magazines. The College Preview ships August 29th.

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Pikes Peak Athletics Western Senior Zones Video

Pikes Peak Athletics created a video for their 2016 Senior Zones.

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We Cry With and For You, Missy Franklin

It may take longer and be more difficult than your ascent to the top of the swimming world was in 2012. But when you reach the mountaintop again – as I expect you will — it will be more fulfilling than ever.

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The Age Old Rivalry of Distance V. Sprint: Who Are Better Swimmers?

Sprinters and distance swimmers have been claiming that their specialty is better than the other, but who is really the superior?

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Twitter Recap: Phelps’ Final Swim, a Gold, Lights Up Twitter

The United States ended with 16 of the 33 total gold medals, and Michael Phelps finished off his career with his…

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