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Polar Bears Need Sea Ice to Survive – GoPro Video

Take a swim with a polar bear family as they traverse the Arctic Ocean in search of sea ice.

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No Swimmers Nominated for 2014 ESPY Awards

Missy Franklin won more golds in 2013 (6) than in 2012 (4), but still didn’t even earn a nomination for Female U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Year.

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Help Make History: Jamie Patrick’s 71 Mile Swim, August 2014

Patrick is perhaps best known for his 111-mile swim down the Sacramento River or for his double crossing of Lake Tahoe. His sights are now set on Lake Michigan, where he will swim over 70 miles from Milwuakee along the historic skyline to Chicago.

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Swim Gear: Q Swimwear Design Contest, “Your Style on Your Suit!”

Q Swimwear wants to see what you, the swimmers, the parents, the coaches, would like to see on a swim suit.

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Swim Gear: Rethink Raccoon Eyes With Speedo USA’s Elastomeric Technology Goggle Collection

Whether you’re swimming for competition, fitness or fun, the first step to diving in is having the right equipment. Choosing the perfect pair of goggles for your eyes – and for your activity – is key.

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Swim Training: Challenge The Norm of Underwater Kicking

This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.

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Former Elite Competitive Swimmer Macy Kate Gets Feature Spot on ABC’s “Rising Star”

A former swimmer, with Division I potential, starred on last night’s premier of Rising Star on ABC.

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Santa Clara Grand Prix Photo Vault #4

We’ve seen a lot of great swimming and fun times so far at the 2014 USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix…

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The fun continues: Santa Clara Grand Prix Photo Vault #3

    Thanks to sports photographer Mike Lewis for more of these great images from the action at the Santa…

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Warm up Michael Phelps Photo Vault

Watching great swimmers at the big meets is awe inspiring for the swimmers,  coaches and sports fans.  Watching Michael Phelps…

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Michael Phelps Photobombs Allison Schmitt During TV Interview In Santa Clara

Michael Phelps may be a seasoned veteran, but he still knows how to have fun at a swim meet. While…

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Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”

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Santa Clara Grand Prix Day 1 Photo Vault

The action is underway in NorCal for the last stop on the 2014 Arena Grand Prix circuit.  Some of the…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Kick

Kicking can be your secret weapon if you focus on developing it. Whether it comes naturally to you or not, a strong kick will help you close your races hard.

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