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2014 Arena Grand Prix in Austin, Day 1 Photo Vault

Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko, rafaeldomeyko.com, for these beautiful swimming photos.

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FINIS Reaches Under The Sea To Raise Awareness

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the addition of two new brand ambassadors, Mermaid Kariel and Hannah Mermaid. Hannah and Kariel are joining the FINIS team to grow brand awareness through their fitness training, natural resource conservation, and underwater photography efforts.

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.

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ISHOF 2014 Rough Water Swim, Feature Video

This video is courtesy of Bruce Wigo, President and CEO of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

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Amphibious Achievement Wins USA Swimming Foundation Photo Contest

The Cambridge, Massachusetts based program will receive a visit from Olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones, on Saturday, January 25. Jones will lead the high-school students in a two-hour clinic followed by a photo and autograph session.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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Stingray Swim Club Lip Dub Bohemian Rhapsody

Members, young and old, of Stingray Swim Club in the Cayman Islands threw together what is sure to delight audiences everywhere with their silly antics and fully bought-­‐in performances.

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VIDEO REPLAY: Google Hangout with Dara Torres, Brooke Bennett

Check out the replay of the fan-attended Google+ Hangout with Olympians and comeback swimmers Dara Torres and Brooke Bennett.

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2014 Gold Meets Golden Photo Vault

“It’s great that in Hollywood they appreciate the excellence of our nation’s best athletes and give them the opportunity to meet, mingle and chat with the greatest actors of our time,” said Brant Feldman, CEO of American Management Group.

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Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising…

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Otelo Burning Trailer: Water Can Give you a Bright Future

Somewhere between City of God and Blue Crush Otelo Burning is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison.

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Jolyn Fashion Photo Vault, January Lookbook

Courtesy of Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Company, a SwimSwam partner.

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Golden Globes night gets sporty with Olympic royalty for second annual “Gold Meets Golden” event

Top Hollywood Celebrities will Host Olympic Legends on Sunday, January 12 at the NBC/Universal Golden Globes Party.

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Dara Torres, Brooke Bennett to host Google+ hangout with fans on Tuesday

Dara Torres, producer of perhaps the best comeback in American swimming, will talk with Brooke Bennett, who recently officialized her Rio 2016 comeback, and the best part – you’re invited to join them!

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History of the Swimming Pace Clock

The Palm Beach Scientific Training Group poses with the world’s first swimming pace clock at the Palm Beach rock pool north of Sydney, Australia in 1946.

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