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South African Terence Parkin Named Foundation Ambassador

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, an organization that teaches essential water safety skills and how to swim, has named South African Paralympic swimmer Terence Parkin official Ambassador for the Deaf and Blind.

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Worsheks Destined To Serve Greater Cause

Drawn together at a hectic airport terminal 20 years ago, Curt and Cari Worshek didn’t realize they would eventually land in Huntsville and make a huge impact on the community.

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Why The Power of the Surge Matters in Swimming

What most coaches don’t realize is that each stroke has an underwater phase…or at least it should.

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Nathan Adrian Visits Pediatric Hospital

Nathan Adrian teamed up with the Jessie Rees Foundation to hand out JoyJars to kids with cancer

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6 Stages Of The Injured Swimmer

As athletes, we have a million different goals and really only one way to achieve them: training. But what happens when you can’t anymore?

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Bootsma, Park, Ervin & Tokyo 2020 News

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

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A Swim Mom’s Memory of the First Meet

My son missed his first event and the official in white scratched him out of his only other one. Then he was lectured by the meet administrator. “Wow. This is harsh! Not at all like T-Ball,” I thought.

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Why Yoga Takes Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Pick Sanders To Florida As Biggest NCAA Transfer

41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.

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Do Coaches Look At Parents During Recruiting?

Standing at the end of my swimmer’s lane, I cheered loudly at the big meet. Next heat, I stood with a fellow swim mom and we cheered for her daughter.

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6 Ways to Think Like a Top-Flight Swimmer

Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has it. Here are 6 ways that you can adopt the mindset of an elite swimmer.

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5 Things I Did Not Expect My Kids To Learn From Swimming

My kids learned things I never imagined they’d learn from being soaked in chlorine. Here are five things swimming taught my kids…

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Cincinnati and UIndy Come Together to Light the Night

Ethan Hite, son of UIndy Head Coach Jason Hite, is one of the cancer survivors celebrated at the Ligh the Night event where the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Swimming & Diving programs volunteered this weekend.

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How Age And Experience Can Overcome Youth And Skill In Open Water

Last year I had the pleasure of beating (but mostly meeting,) Olympian Lani Cabrera at the Barbados Open Water Festival.

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