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Michael Phelps To Be In Subway Commercial with Soccer Icon Pele

According to Nick Zaccardi and the Sports Business Journal, Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of all-time, has re-upped with Subway.

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What Does The Fox Say – Northern Michigan University Swim Jam

SwimSwam contributor, Kelly McCommons, is a former swimmer and current swim coach who is a broadcast journalism student at Northern…

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University Houston Swimming and Diving Photo Vault

Swimming Photos are courtesy of the University of Houston Swimming and Diving Team and photographer Stephen Pinchback / UH Athletics Communications.

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2013 Golden Goggle Awards Silent Auction is now LIVE

Get excited swim fans! The 2013 Golden Goggle Awards Silent Auction is now LIVE online and open for bidding! One of the many items up for bidding is a lunch with Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones (featured image) and Rowdy Gaines.

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Lessons From Legends: USA Swimming’s Enduring Roses

“In November of 1975, the hotel convention room in Santa Ana, California was packed with young swim coaches attending USC Coach Peter Daland’s Western States Coaches Clinic. They sat eagerly, waiting to learn from experienced coaches, several of whom were among the best in the world. The 1976 Olympic year was underway…”

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NMU Ski Team Goes Synchronized Swimming – Swim Jam Video

SwimSwam contributor, Kelly McCommons, is a former swimmer and current swim coach who is a broadcast journalism student at Northern…

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College Swimmer and Coach Relationship Explained by Bears – xtranormal video

Famous among swim nerds, perhaps it’s time for swimmers and swammers to see the College Swimmer and Coach Relationship xtranormal video.

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ISHOF Announces Class Of 2014 Australia’s Grant Hackett Leads Group of 12

The International Swimming Hall of Fame today announced results of the International Selection Committee’s vote for the Class of 2014. Led by Australian swimmer Grant Hackett, this year’s class of 12, represents eight different nations.

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Adele – Skyfall – An Aquazot Music Video

Adele’s epic “Skyfall” is soulfully smooth, melancholy, and tragic…the perfect soundtrack for a swim team facing an epic workout. See swimmer and filmmaker Corey Okubo’s vision here…

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Halloween Banana Swimmer On The Run – Video

SwimSwam received reports yesterday, October 31st, 2013, of a banana on the run. Several eyewitnesses said the banana was, in…

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Maija Roses Swimming Photo Vault

Roses on her decision to commit to Cal: “For me, the decision came down to how comfortable I felt with the team, coaches, academics and campus.”

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Paraplegic water polo player Zach Pickett defies odds – Feature Video

Just 15 months after a horrific diving accident leaving him paralyzed from the chest down, Zach Pickett inspires with a quiet and unassuming spirit, a courageous and harrowing story, and a positive and straightforward attitude.

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Tony Tuesdays: Azevedo Signs with Sao Paulo Brazil Water Polo Team

Tony Azevedo, aka The Savior, is a 4-time Olympic water polo player, graduate of Stanford, and the current captain of the US…

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New Land Swimming World Record Challenges Ottesen Performance Oct 22nd 2013 – Video

Is Land Swimming an event for the AquaZone at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials? You decide.

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Lundgren Attempts 80 Mile Sea Of Cortez Crossing for Third Time

Paul Lundgren announced today that on November 5th, he will step into the waters in San Carlos, Mexico for his third attempt at swimming across the Sea of Cortez. If accomplished, it will be a World Record for the longest unassisted swim in history.

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