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Video of Celtics Star Brandon Bass Taking Swimming Lessons

Brandon Bass, 28 , cannot swim. He never learned how. Now he’s enrolled in swimming lessons with nearly a dozen young kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Boston.

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Oprah and Diana Nyad: The Power of the Human Spirit – airs Sunday Oct 6

Diana Nyad (from the show): “There’s a Henry David Thoreau quote that really grips me hard and it says when you achieve your goals in life, it’s not what that gets you. But it’s who I am.”

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Triumph over Tragedy: Mallory Weggemann at TEDx UNPlaza 2013

In 2008, Mallory Weggemann, a talented swimmer and college freshman, received an epidural injection to help treat back pain, but complications with the procedure left her paralyzed from the waist down.

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Support for Team Theo Everpresent at Tiburon Mile

Members of North Bay Aquatics and Team Theo, raising funds at the Tiburon Mile.

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The Woodlands Swim Team Gets Their Cross-Train On: Dragon Boat Style

The Woodlands Swim Team crushed the competition at the 15th annual South Montgomery County YMCA’s Dragon Boat races.

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Donate to Paralympian Mallory Weggemann gaining new mobility – only 2 days left

Mallory is in her final days of trying to raise money, and can really use your help. Any amount you can donate you will be greatly appreciated, so that she may continue to reach her dreams, and inspire others.

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Natalie Coughlin Cooking for Cal Aquatics Gala Fundraiser Winners

Natalie Coughlin is preparing individual lasagnas for the winners of the big 2012 Cal Aquatics gala auction.

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Ryan Lochte Releases New Yogurt Flavors for Charity

Ryan Lochte is partnering with Yogurtology to raise (at least) $20,000 for charity.

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Celebrating in the Pool: Senator John McCain Hates it

Senator John McCain is one elected representative who is undistracted by the looming government shutdown in less than two weeks. Instead Senator McCain is focussing on the important issues. And what could be more important than the LA Dodgers celebrating in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ pool?

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Princeton Women’s Swim & Dive Raise $4,210.85 for Cancer Research

Ivy League champion Princeton women’s swimming and diving team showed their team spirit outside of the pool when it hosted the sixth annual Collegians For The Cure 5K Run last Saturday on the Princeton campus.

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Ottati: The College Odyssey Begins

Royce Hall, UCLA. The author’s alma mater, and where sadly, there is no longer a men’s swim team.

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Missy Franklin Makes Sports Illustrated Top 100 List of Twitter Accounts to Follow

The Sports Illustrated staff added Missy Franklin to their top 100 Twitter users list and believes her Twitter account is “essential to your daily routine for finding news, information and entertainment from the sports world.”

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The Swimming Community Rallies Behind Soren, A 6 Year-Old Swimmer Diagnosed With Cancer

Soren Cooper is a 6 year-old swimmer from New Hampshire who was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma, an aggressive form of blood cancer. His family is deeply rooted within the swimming community. (Photo Credit: http://micropopbio.org/soren/)

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Harvard Swimming Fan-Made Psych Up Video

An inside look at September life back on campus for the Harvard men as they settle into the new school year.

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Former Arizona Swimmer, Future Dr. Pepper, Lands as Host on TV Show

Martin Pepper, after he finishes his PHD, will become Dr. Pepper: a name made for television. Seen here with his future cohost Liz Bonnin

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