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Swimmer Rachel Frederickson Drops to 105 Pounds, Wins Biggest Loser

Rachel Frederickson (center) poses with her fellow finalists on the last episode of Season 15 of The Biggest Loser.

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces USA Triathlon as Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner

“We are proud to partner with the USA Swimming Foundation to provide the best educational opportunities possible to our youth members,” said Rob Urbach, USA Triathlon CEO.

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Speedo USA Redesigns College Swim Team Uniforms with New Custom Suits for Cal, USC, University of Florida and the University of Michigan

Cal Women’s Swimming will race in the New Speedo USA “thin-strap suits” during the 2013-14 collegiate swimming season.

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Charlie Houchin Photo Vault

Recently, Olympic and World Champion Charlie Houchin stopped by La Jolla to participate in the brain imaging research at UCSD…

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Hongkster Productions: Bryant Swimming Training Trip Video

Courtesy of Kevin Hong and Hongker Productions.

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Brits Smash World Record in 100×100 Relay By 8 Minutes

Want to take your own shot at the 100×100 World Record relay to raise money for Swim4Leukemia? Send it to [email protected] and we’ll be happy to support it!

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GILLS: Sci Fi Novel for Swimming Kids of all Ages launches Kickstarter Campaign

We love new and interesting ways to explore swimming. Why not a Sci Fi Novel for kids of all ages? Well now the swimming community has one!

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Open Water Swimming – Get out there

Here’s a cool video that shows that open water swimming is also a great adventure sport.  Swedish film producers Angaloppet…

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Other Opinion: Student-Athletes deserve more, but union might not be the best fix

While a labor union could be a step in the right direction, it could also threaten the existence of non-revenue sports. Allowing athletes to make money themselves might be a more fair way to give athletes their dues.

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VIDEO: Louisville men’s swimming and diving wins school talent show

The men’s swimmers and divers won the Louisville talent show this week by getting in touch with their animal natures for a sketch that ranged from Lion King tributes to a zoo animal overthrow.

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Aaron Greene Excels in the Pool and Speed School

Swim Video is Courtesy of the University of Louisville Swimming and Diving.

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Former Minnesota HS State Swimming Record Holder Advances to Final of “The Biggest Loser”

A promotional photo of Frederickson at the beginning of NBC’s The Biggest Loser.

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Chuck Wielgus Blog: Athlete Safey Front and Center In Independent Review

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus discusses the Gunderson Health 125-page report which is based upon its review of the USA Swimming SafeSport program, and general athlete protections.

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104-year-old Jaring Timmerman sets two world records and becomes oldest Masters swimmer in history

Some persevering swimmers have to wait until they’re nearly 30 years old to finally feel the thrill of breaking a world record. Jaring Timmerman of Winnipeg waited until he was 100. And he’s now added the first recorded records in the 105-109 age group.

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Sara Isakovic Photo Vault

As we reported last week, Sara Iskovic is back in the pool training with her sight set on the 2016…

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