Lifestyle

The USA Swimming Foundation Heads to Southern California For the US Open and Speedo Jr Nationals

Join Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones, Janet Evans, and Jason Lezak to support the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to Save Lives and Build Champions. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Katie Ledecky’s Lands The Fourth Spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays

Katie Ledecky’s World Record performance in the 1500 freestyle yesterday was recognized by ESPN SportsCenter, earning the fourth spot on their Top 10 Plays countdown. (Photo Credit: ESPN SportsCenter / @SportsCenter)

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DA Franklin Removes Stitches From Mrs. Berens’ Finger: What National Team Parents Do Before Meets

Dick Franklin (Missy’s dad) smiles for the camera as his wife (and doctor), DA Franklin, removes stitches from Leslie Berens’ (Ricky’s mom) hand at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Credit; Trevor Freeland, Swimmer, VA Alum, part-time swimming analyst, full-time swim fan)

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Olympic Tickets and Trials Souvenirs Galore in This Week’s eBay Update

A full set of tickets from Phelps’ eight gold medals in 2008 sure would be cool, but would it be $1,500 cool? (Photo Courtesy: eBay)

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Indiana Swimmers Donate Their Medals to Children Battling Life-Threatening Illnesses

Becky Flaherty and Indiana Swimming have shown their support to Medals 4 Mettle, an organization that donates medals to those battling life-threatening illnesses and severe disabilities. (Photo Credit: Tony Carroll)

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8:10, The Story of British Swimming Success at Barcelona 2003 – Documentary Film

In 2003 Britain’s swimmers won a then record 8 medals at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona. Ten years on, using exclusive new interviews, 8:10 tells the story of how those medals were won, in the words of the swimmers who won them.

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Wozny: First Meet Jitters…Or Not

Jessica Hardy has swum in many swim meets. Ashley Wozny has not. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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SwimSwam Store Free Shipping July 23-24, Get Your Swag Now

July 23rd and 24th the SwimSwam Store is offering free shipping, but you have to use this coupon code: XMASINJULY…

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Tony Azevedo Photo Shoot, Behind the Scenes with Photographer Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis, the man behind the camera and the mind behind Ola Vista Photography, takes us behind the scenes of Tony Azevedo’s HardCoreSwim photo shoot. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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+Pool in NYC’s East River Raises Quarter-Of-A-Million in Crowdfunding

The Next step on the road to the +Pool has become a reality. (Photo Courtesy: +Pool promotional photo).

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The Swimmer Calendar is Hot With Swim Stars and Behind the Scenes Video

SwimMAC Elite Madison Kennedy climbs the robe upside down! Yep! She does it flawlessly…just horsing around during “The Swimmer Calendar” photo shoot. (Courtesy of Andrew Day)

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Pisces “The Fish”, Taurus Most Common U.S. Worlds Team Sign

Jessica Hardy is one of the eight Team USA athletes who have Pisces as their astrological sign.

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Phelps 100-1 Odds to Win at American Century Championship

Michael Phelps, fresh off of his appearance on the Haney Project on the Gold Channel, will golf next weekend in Lake Tahoe. (Photo Courtesy: The Golf Channel)

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Van Halen Swimming Psych Up Video For ’80s & 90s Swimmers – Dreams of Glory

“The great Matt Biondi headlines this 1980s and 1990s psych up video…”

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Do You Know Michael Phelps? Chrono Challenge Vault Photo

Do you know 18-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps? If you do, then put these photos in chronological order. If swim fans can do that, then add the swim meets for bonus points. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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