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Shouts From The Stands: Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 1-7, 2017 is Mental Illness Awareness week. Learning about mental health is an important first step.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 84% Predict More Success For Desorbo Than Busch

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to predict which new NCAA head coach would have the most successful season

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Mike Burton & the “Fast 66”: How Hard Work Shows You What is Possible

Swimmers are prisoners of what they think is possible. Here’s a lesson in how hard work in the pool helps you to redefine what you are capable of in the water.

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Yoga for Swimmers – Ariana Kukors Talks Yoga

Former world record holder Ariana Kukors discusses the benefits she gained from incorporating yoga into her training regime…

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David Plummer, Haley Spencer To Join Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame

Olympic champion David Plummer and NCAA champion Haley Spencer will join the Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame this weekend at the team’s alumni meet.

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A Diehard Breed

At first I thought it would be about the towels. No more soggy wet pool towels lining the banister in the upstairs hallway.

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Lessons Between The Lane Lines

I once heard of life being referred to as a dance, something about being 10 percent circumstance and 90 percent perspective.

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7 Tips for Swim Parents on the College Recruiting Process

I hope this helps you wade through pools of confusion and simplifies the process. Enjoy the recruiting experience—it’s an exciting time in your swimmer’s life—and in yours, too.

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Former Olympian Casey Barrett Writes Debut Novel – Under Water

Duck’s lost glory days resurface when he’s tasked with finding the teenaged sister of a former teammate turned Olympic champion.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Steph Rice Gives Back, Learn About ÖtillÖ

Catch up on swimming-related news happening on dry land with this week’s ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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4 Tips For Swim Parents About Recruiting

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime exciting time—having your swimmers recruited by colleges. At this point in their lives, choosing a college is the biggest decision they’ve ever made.

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All-American Swimmer & Coach Maureen Rankin Passes From Cancer

All-American swimmer, coach and lifelong swimming fixture Maureen Rankin has passed away from cancer.

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Adam Peaty Helps Hometown Neighbor With Meaningful Generosity

Olympic gold medalist Adam Peaty hasn’t forgotten where he came from, as the British athlete recently generously helped a neighbor in need.

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Sun Yang Only Athlete On 2017 Forbes China Celebrity List

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang has made the Forbes China Celebrity List for 2017, representing the only athlete to make the exclusive line-up.

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Develop Explosive Power and Flexibility – Dry Land Training

Gary Hall Sr: “There are three different facets of dry land training, all of which are important; strength training, stretching and fitness. I am not aware of any elite swimmer that does not incorporate a dry land program into his or her training.”

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