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Video: Trans Swimmer Natalie Fahey on Her Decision to Transition

In this video, Natalie Fahey, the first openly transgender woman to swim at the NCAA DI level, talks about her plans to transition thisB coming season while competing in men’s swimming.

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Coleman’s Carpool: How To Talk to Olympians (Video)

At Pro Swims, it’s a no brainer that you see a lot of fast swimmers. Whether they’re on the national team, Olympic champions, NCAA stand outs, or rising stars, you’re bound to see talent if you go to one of these meets. If you’re competing in the meet as well, this can be a rare opportunity to meet and talk with your swimming idols

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11 Things Swimmers Hate to Hear from Their Coaches

While we all love our coaches, it’s in their job descriptions to make sure we’re doing whatever we can to be successful. Sometimes, that involves doing things that we don’t want to do.

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Swim Mom: When Our Kids Have Big Dreams

I have a question for swim coaches and parents. When our kids have huge dreams, should we tell them what is realistic and reasonable? Or, do encourage them to dream?

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Boomer Phelps to Become Swim Coach (Video)

Boomer Phelps is creating the ultimate #WaterPlaybook for his new little brother

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How To Get The Caeleb Dressel Cover Issue Of The 2018 Summer Preview

2018 Summer Preview drops in late May. Our theme is summer heart, The Sprint Issue. Inside this massive magazine you will enjoy profiles on the biggest sprinters in history. As always, the Summer Preview will breakdown the biggest meets of the summer, providing you the what, why and how to enjoy them.

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Podcast: Jason Dunford “Makes the Jump” from Olympian to Entrepreneur

This week, Olympic finalist Jason Dunford appeared on the podcast When to Jump, discussing his swimming career and his transition into entrepreneurship.

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Swim Mom Musings: Stop the Madness

How many more swimming programs will be cut in the  NCAA before the swimming community steps up and stops the madness?  I woke up this morning to the latest tragedy and shed a few tears. I cried for the young adults who made a commitment to the school to have their dreams dashed right before the school year ends?  Really?  The school did not know this until end of April.

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Why Your Coach Makes You Train Your “Off” Strokes

We all have the things we excel at—and things we don’t—in the water. Strokes included. Here is why coach is…

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Swim Parents: Your Stress & Expectations Are Contagious

Swim parents want the best for their little swimmers. As it turns out, the stress and expectations you have trickle down to your little athlete.

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A Day on Deck with Gary Hall Sr.

It was clear after watching Gary Hall Sr. on deck that he has been successful by focusing on the fundamentals, communicating effectively and creating an engaging environment…

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SwimSwam Pulse: Nearly 60% Predict Lopez As Next Auburn Skipper

Nearly 60% of voters predicted that current assistant Sergio Lopez would be the next head coach at Auburn University.

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To The Swimmer Who Underwent Surgery…

Surgery not only fixes what’s broken, but it makes you stronger. Sure, it takes a good amount of time to regain that physical strength, but you will get it back. I have been challenged a thousand times in my life, especially as an athlete, but recovering from surgery presents challenges that are unlike any other one I’ve faced in the past.

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Swim Mom: Six Reasons Why Swimming is a Great Family Sport

If you’re looking for something active and fun to do together as a family there are many choices like running, skiing, hiking, golf, tennis, and yes, swimming. Kids naturally love to be in the pool and it makes us old folks feel good, too.

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Swim Mom Musings: What is a Champion?

We are famous in the world of swimming for tossing around Champion like it is some badge of honor for the most elite for those who can compete at the highest levels and win.

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