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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Sept 27-28 Events – Photo Vault

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Fame, Fortune and Michael Phelps

“While we can safely assume that USA Swimming and the State of Maryland will be holding Mr. Phelps accountable, we can also acknowledge our disappointment and anger at his behavior. Given this, we can, and should, hold the mindset of inquiry (as opposed to judgment) into the reasons behind Michael’s most recent behavior.”

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Big Ten announces plans to guarantee all athletic scholarships for life, provide improved health insurance for student-athletes

The Big Ten conference has notified the NCAA of its new plan to provide student-athletes with more benefits, including guaranteed scholarships through four years and beyond if an athlete goes pro and returns to school, plus improved student-athlete health insurance.

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Shout From the Stands: Michael Phelps Boundaries, Finding the Edge

Contributor Markus Rogan is a 2-time Olympic medalist and former world record holder. The Austrian elite, a graduate of Stanford, is a psychotherapist in training. He shares his thoughts on Michael Phelps in the aftermath of the DUI arrest.

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Streamline Dolphin Kick, Dolphin Kick Technique, Number of Kicks

Gary Hall Sr.: “What happens between the time the feet leave the wall and the breakout is the most controversial and variable part of the freestyle flip turn. It is also when the most time is either gained or lost.”

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Steele Wisdom: Givers and Takers on Swim Teams

Courtesy of 4-time NCAA DII Coach of the Year Bob Steele One of the talks I give when working with…

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Michael Phelps Year in Review: Is the Comeback a Success Thus Far

Since the greatest man to ever grace the water has been back in the pool, there have been ups and downs for the swimming and Olympic legend Michael Phelps.

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10 Telltale Signs You Have a Swimmer’s Body

Has a stranger ever said, “Let me guess, you’re a swimmer?” There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool.

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Wolfpack Party – 2014-2015 Psych Up Video

A look inside the NC State Wolfpack Swimming & Diving so far this 2014-2015 Season!

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Anthony Ervin to DJ @ Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett VIP Birthday Event w/ The Big P.A.

Olympic Gold Medalist and 2014 U.S. National Champion Anthony Ervin is bringing his love of music to Bowery Electric in New York City TOMORROW night, September 30th.

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2014 Scottish Team Championships Swimming Photo Vault

The Scottish National Team Championships have been established to give swimmers the very rare opportunity to compete as a team.

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Swimmers at High Risk for Becoming Noseblind

Swimmers are among a group of people deeply threatened by the possibility of going noseblind. By continual exposure to chlorine odor, swimmers actually lose the ability to smell chlorine.

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Swimmer Stephanie Zunich Donley to join University of Florida’s Hall of Fame

The University of Florida announced its 2015 inductees into the school’s athletic Hall of Fame, and among them is late-80’s swimming star Stephanie Zunich Donley.

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Nor’wood Development Group donates land for Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, home of the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the headquarters for USA Swimming, will get another Olympic attraction, a museum and Hall of Fame.

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VIDEO: “Unite, Achieve, Succeed” from YMCA Summer Nationals

YMCA Swimming has put together this video, melding highlights of the YMCA National Championships in Indianapolis with coaches and swimmers talking about what YMCA swimming means to them.

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