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Shouts From the Stands: 3 Reasons Why Michael Phelps’ Comeback Might Not Be the Greatest Thing Ever

The Prodigal Son returns to the competition pool on Thursday in Mesa. While most of the world is beside themselves with excitement, some, like Justin Max, are a little more apprehensive.

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Speedo USA Renews Partnership With Natalie Coughlin Through 2016

“I’m excited to continue my longtime partnership with SPEEDO,” said Coughlin. “I have been a part of the SPEEDO family since I started swimming professionally – and wore Speedo long before that – and their support both in and out of the pool has helped me become the swimmer I am today.”

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US Masters Swimming Video Goes Swim-Planet Viral

Swimming video is courtesy of US Masters Swimming.

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Swim Fort Lauderdale Conquers a 12 Hour Practice

On Saturday, April 19th, the Swim Fort Lauderdale senior swimmers completed a 12 hour workout / swim camp!

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Cullen Jones to receive honorary degree from Amherst in May

U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones will be honored at Amherst College’s commencement ceremony on May 25, receiving an honorary degree from the liberal arts school.

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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Early Season Training

In the early weeks of a season, there are a few key training elements you should take advantage of. #2 is kicking…a lot. (Stock Featured Image: Charlie Houchin)

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Kyle Shewfelt: An Olympic Gold Medalist Learns to Love Swimming, a Poem

Kyle Shewfelt, an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics, has penned poetic ponderings about how he learned to love swimming.

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Swimming stars Hoff and Durden throw first pitches for A’s and Rays

Katie Hoff threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game Sunday, and got a surprise from her boyfriend on the field. Meanwhile Cal coach Dave Durden is schedule to throw out the first pitch for the Oakland A’s on Tuesday.

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Under Pressure: Do Swimmers Come Through in the Clutch?

Are swimmers ‘clutch’ in the way that basketball players or football players are? Or should they always just be racing the clock?

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Arena Grand PrixView Featuring Peirsol Offers Opportunity for Local Swimmers

As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.

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Joao De Lucca Wins Louie Award for Athlete of the Year

De Lucca added two more individual National Championships to his resume at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in March.

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Beautiful Swimming Sculpture Carved From One Piece of Wood

Artist Stefanie Rocknak created this stunning sculpture from one piece of wood.

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Jolyn Swimwear Underwater Photo Vault

Courtesy of Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Company, a SwimSwam partner Jolyn Swimwear is seen on pool decks and in the…

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