Lifestyle

At US Winter Nationals Kids Received Elite Swimmer’s Medals

Tennessee Aquatics Coach Marshall Goldman: “After witnessing what I saw behind the scenes from all of the swimmers and coaches…I was left speechless and an even bigger fan of the sport to which I’ve been a lifelong fan.”

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European SC Swimming Championships Victory Photo Vault

Many thanks to Jesper Nielsen ( www.sttfoto.dk) for these beautiful swimming photos.

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Ervin Imagines Sandy Relief with his Speed

Courtesy of SwimSwam contributor, Douglas Lennox, an Olympian, Princeton University graduate and NCAA All-American. Doug is presently an assistant coach at New York University and Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics.

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Swim Like A Champion, Not your Typical Instructional Video Series

Since Saturday, December 7th, a lot of elite swimmers have been tweeting and posting cryptic messages to Facebook, teasing that something is coming soon. That something is out, the Swim A Like Champion Video Series courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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Non-Swimming Dog Reminds Us of Friends at Swim Practice

Thanks to Gawker, we can all love and appreciate this non-swimming dog.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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Dr. Andrew Chadeayne Tells His Story of Inventing SwimSpray

FROM DR. CHADEAYNE: “SwimSpray’s best selling point is that it actually works – my hair isn’t crunchy or dead anymore. My skin doesn’t burn or itch. Getting the chlorine off after swimming feels great.”

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2013 European Short Championships Photo Vault

Evgeny Lagunov, Russia, 2013 European Short Championships.

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Art of the Cap: Nathan Adrian x Gianmarco Magnani

Sprint star Nathan Adrian, who won gold in the 100m Freestyle in London, partnered with celebrated Peruvian illustrator Gianmarco Magnani to create a swim cap that pays tribute to his hard-working hometown of Bremerton, Washington, and its ship-building history.

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Jones reponds to “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star’s racist comment

Brandi Glanville, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star, joked about African Americans not being able to swim. Cullen Jones, 4-time Olympic medalist, responded.

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Art of the Cap: Dana Vollmer x Jessica Hische

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer teamed up with letterer and illustrator Jessica Hische to create her limited edition swim cap for Speedo USA.

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Below the surface – Photo Vault

We all know most of the action in swimming is underwater. As we close out 2013 we’ve tapped into the…

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Jolyn Swimwear Photo Vault: Fashion x Performance

Jolyn has carved itself a niche in the swimwear and apparel industry by combining the technical structure of performance gear with an aesthetic sensibility. An innovative hybrid, Jolyn’s excellence in both worlds has gained them access to the elite world of competitive water sports, as well as crowning the brand a fashion editorial darling.

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Art of the Cap: Cullen Jones x Jolby & Friends

Olympic gold medalist and swim safety advocate Cullen Jones teamed up with Jolby & Friends, a collaborative creative studio based in Portland, Oregon, to design a swim cap for those who “dare to be different.”

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Icy Bitter Cold Swim Practice – For the Love of the Sport

If you experience a swimming practice under extreme conditions, capture photos and/or video and share with SwimSwam.

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