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Testing the Pebble Watch on Swim.com

One of the newest innovations in swim training are swim watches. A few years ago you could only use a Garmin to monitor your open water swimming, but now there are several swim watches that will record data while you swim in a pool.

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Watch 2024 Washington DC Olympic Bid Promotional Video

Washington DC is one of four cities vying to be the American bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, along with Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston.

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Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer – The Facts

In most swimming pool or non-diving situations when the victim’s medical history is irrelevant, blackouts occur due to prior hyperventilation, followed immediately by rapid, repetitive breath-holding.

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4 Reasons To Give The BridgeAthletic Gift Package This Holiday Season

To give your loved one a Bridge training program this coming season/year, visit their site here and use the promo code CYBERMONDAY.

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5 Reasons Why You Will Cry Watching the Film Touch The Wall

Do you ever get sick of swimming, just over it–chlorine-saturated and water-logged to the point you don’t even want to…

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Dolfin – Anchored In Rich American History

Dolfin has an incredibly rich history that dates back to the early days of World War II.

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UC San Diego, USC Play in NCAA Water Polo Championships

The 2014 men’s NCAA Water Polo tournament is scheduled for December 6th and 7th at UC San Diego.  Yesterday USC…

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Swimming featured on first batch of Rio 2016 commemorative coins

The Brazilian Central Bank has launched its first group of commemorative coins for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and swimming is one of four sports featured.

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This Holiday Season Give Them a Competitive Edge

For Black Friday, BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.

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Arena International Athletes – Swimming Photo Vault

Many thanks to Arena International for these great swimming photos.

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Virtual Frogman Challenge, A Navy SEAL Foundation Event hosted by The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim

The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim traces its roots to raising funds and awareness for a SEAL officer severely injured in September 2009 while serving in Afghanistan.

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A Daily Mental Toughness Checklist for Swimmers

Mental toughness? For swimmers? Sure, I’ll take me some of that. Here is a daily checklist for swimmers to stay mentally tough in the water.

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Nica Nadadores: Using swimming to make a difference in Nicaragua

A group of former collegiate swimmers are bringing the sport they love to Nicaragua in order to help local kids develop leadership skills and gain better educational opportunities.

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Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer

This article is the first in a series of three on shallow water blackout that we will publish to raise awareness of the issue and help prevent further tragedies from occurring.

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Anthony Ervin Chases the Water Dragon – Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Anthony Ervin is taking the 2014 Short Course World Championships off to drill-down on his book, Chasing the Water Dragon. The highly anticipated memoir is expected to hit book shelves in the spring of 2016.

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