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Michael Phelps Honored With Mental Health Advocacy Award

23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been honored with the Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion for his role in mental health advocacy.

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Yoga for Swimmers – Using Yoga to Increase Shoulder Mobility

This swimming-specific yoga shoulder mobility sequence is an incredible tool to open up through the shoulders in several different ways.

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Start 2019 Off With SwimSwam Magazine – 2018 Year In Review

Start 2019 off with SwimSwam Magazine to inspire your swimmer, swammer, swim-fan or coach.

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8 Reasons Why Swimming Makes You a Better Parent

As supportive swim parents, we rearrange calendars and vacations to accommodate the swim schedule. What do we get in return? Here are eight reasons why swimming makes you a better parent.

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10 Ways to Be the Worst Swim Parent Ever

I have experience at making mistakes as a swim parent. Fifteen years of it. I put together this list of things parents do that drive our kids and coaches crazy—with help from my daughter.

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Ask Swim Mom: Can I help my swimmer get faster?

I’m afraid she’ll lose interest in swimming. Is there anything I can do to make her stay with swimming, or help her to get faster?

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10 Ways You Know You Swam in the 90s

Here are 10 sure-fire signs that you got to swim during the best decade to ever come immediately after the 80’s — the 1990’s.

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8 Ways You Know You’re a Swimmer

ONE Your face is peeling off. No matter how much lotion you put on, your face is still peeling off. Eventually…

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7 Ways To Be A Better Swim PA Announcer

Nothing makes the grind of sitting through a four-hour prelim session even longer for a swim parent than listening to an annoying public address announcer – or one that cannot be clearly heard.

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Reduce Inflammation, Increase Libido With Cold Water Swimming

Although cold water swimming isn’t for everyone, there are benefits if you’re able to take on the challenge.

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OFFICIAL TRAILER: A Film Called Blacks Can’t Swim

Ahead of its February, 2019 release, Ed Accura’s documentary called “A Film Called Blacks Can’t Swim” has its first trailer….

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2018 Heart of a Champion Award: Maarten van der Weijden

Van der Weijden’s story has all of the makings of a perfect Heart of a Champion candidate: overcoming a huge challenge to become the best in the world, an incredible feat of endurance, and finally an enormous financial impact upon cancer research.

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Former Yale Swimmer Colin O’Brady Completes ‘Impossible First’

Colin O’Brady was a breaststroker at Yale, and after a series of life turns, has become one of the world’s greatest endurance adventurers.

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Swimming Photos of 2018: Above the Surface

Earlier we shared some of our top underwater swimming photos from the past year.  During our annual end of the year…

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Will Never Understand About Swimming

For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.

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