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12 Letters on Why My Swim Mom is the Best – A Mother’s Day Thank You

We asked readers to send in “Why My Swim Mom Is The Best” and received 100s of submissions. Many thanks for taking the time to submit. We included 12 letters. The 1st in this list is our winner, Emily E Fogle. (Featured Image: Emily and her Swim Mom)

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Photo Vault: Images from the CCCAA California State Meet

The Golden West College men’s team repeated as California state champions at the 2014 CCCAA meet. Photo: Anne Lepesant

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VIDEO: Elvis Burrows shows up for local morning show interview in swimsuit

Bahamian Olympian Elvis Burrows joins the WHAS11 morning show hosts wearing nothing but his trusty Speedo. Hilarity ensues.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Underwater Freestyle Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympians…

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Learning to Survive – and Thrive – While Swimming Injured

Champions don’t back down from a challenge, and injuries are one of the most prevalent challenges in sports and swimming. Sometimes the best way to overcome an injury is to take a step back and make a plan.

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Hunter Hitchens, Irvine NovAquatics Age Group Standout – Swim Photo Vault

Hunter Hitchens is developing fast, showing a lot of talent, cracking National Age Group Swimming Rankings across butterfly, backstroke, freestyle and IM.

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Lindenwood Swimming & Diving Banquet Slideshow 2013-2014

The Lindenwood swimming and diving programs held their annual banquet last Saturday evening and handed out its team awards for the 2013-14 season.

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What do swim coaches do when everyone has gone home?

Swimming video is courtesy of Notre Dame College Swimming & Diving.

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Water Is My Sky – Shoots for $15,000 More To Cover Composers

REWARD: If the filmmakers are successful in eclipsing $65,000 in total donations, EVERY DONOR (regardless of donation amount) will receive a digital download of the soundtrack upon the film’s release!

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Chance To Have Coffee With Diana Nyad In RFK Auction

The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights is running a spring auction right now, and one of the items up for bid is a cup of coffee with open water swimmer Diana Nyad in Los Angeles to hear about her swim from Cuba to Florida.

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Tell Us Why Your Swim Mom Is The Best For Mother’s Day

Tell us “why your swim mom is the best” and we’ll post the top three on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th. (We’ll accept submissions through Saturday morning May 10th, 9am CST.)

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Olympic Swimmer Brooke Bennett Will Be A Mother and Remain on her Road To Rio

Brooke Bennett, 3-time Olympic gold medalist, officially announced her comeback in open water swimming for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio late last year. Today she’s sharing a very personal turn in that journey.

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Plans revealed for River-filtering + Pool in New York City’s East River

Official plans have been revealed for the ground-breaking (or perhaps water-breaking) new +Pool, a floating pool in New York City that will filter river water.

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SwimOutlet.com Becomes First Swim Retailer to Launch Crowdsourced Style Gallery

“Customer-generated style photos are the way to go in a world increasingly dominated by Instagram and the like, even for a more sports-specific retailer,” said Alexander Sienkiewicz, CMO at Spiraledge, Inc.

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‘The Water is my Sky’ documentary hits $50,000 Kickstarter goal with 7 days to go!

The competitive swimming documentary “The Water is my Sky” has officially hit its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter today, just a week before the campaign ends.

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