Eric Shanteau ‘Swim For Your Life’ Open Water Race in Atlanta This Weekend

Wednesday is the last day to register for Eric Shanteau’s open water races and clinics in Atlanta on Saturday.


Russell Wilson’s Secret Weapon – Swimming

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?


SMU Swimming and Diving Volunteer At Annual Tour Des Fleurs

SMU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have begun each of the past 10 academic years by volunteering at the annual Tour Des Fleurs. This event is held at White Rock Lake and benefits the Dallas Arboretum. The Tour Des Fleurs features a 10k and a 20k race for individuals of all ages.

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USA Swimming Passes Legislation Restricting Coach-Swimmer Relationships

USA Swimming has passed legislation that restricts certain coach-athlete relationships (Photo: Tim Binning/


The 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series Promo Video

The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series community program will visit 6 regions this year – Goldfields, Great Southern, Southwest, Kimberley, Mid-West and the Pilbara with over 40 elite swimmers, water polo players and coaches. (Image courtesy of Swimming Australia)

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Should Swimmers Wax or Shave Down? Video Feature

Getting your chest waxed appears to be the biggest hurdle for men who choose wax over razors. (Image courtesy fo Coach Matt video capture)


Summer Swim Teams – Summer League Swimming Love – Featured Video

Summer League Swimming is the cultural bridge to year-round swimming, that first step toward loving the sport. (Image courtesy of Robert Lawrence)


What Is It About Swimming That We Love? An Essay By Jennifer J.

If you had to explain why you love swimming to someone who had never swum, what would you say? (Photo: Tim Binning/


Michael Phelps in Full Rapper Regalia – Video

The greatest Olympian of all time as we have never seen him before! (Image courtesy of RadioShack)


SwimSwam Film Fest: Swim by Keith

I’m a swim film festival fan, and I love this short film, this swimming video, Swim, captured by Keith.

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8 Insane Things You Can Do Underwater

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The Swimming Sysiphus

Sysiphus pushed a boulder up a hill. Forever. (Painting done by the artist Titian, compleded in 1549)


SwimSwam Welcomes Carly Geehr, Hear Her Roar

Editor’s Note: SwimSwam would like to welcome our newest contributor, Carly Geehr, to our team. We haven’t decided what exactly…


How To Eliminate Chlorine From Hair and Skin After Swimming

We made this simple 30 second video to show how to eliminate chlorine after swimming. Despite our written and illustrated instructions, we still get lots of questions about how to use SwimSpray. (Image courtesy of SwimSpray)

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Week 52: Happy New Year (of Swimming)

Swimmers get one week a year, week 52, then it’s time for new faces, new names, and new attitudes. (Photo: Tim Binning/