Lifestyle

A Rally Cry for Officials

Support your team, your local swim committee, and USA Swimming by becoming an official.

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Kaylee McKeown Wins YOG Silver As Father Battles Cancer Back Home

While young Aussie Kaylee McKeown battles her way to the podium at the Youth Olympic Games currently in progress in Buenos Aires, her father is fighting a different kind of war at home.

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Scared of Swimming in the Ocean: Don’t Let Your Fears Hold You Back

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 100 IM Reigns Supreme As Most-Wanted NCAA Event

Nearly half of voters picked the 100 IM as the favored addition, easily outpacing the other hypothetical NCAA Championships events in our latest poll.

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5 Ways Parents Can Help Handle Conflicts

Here are five tips to use at the pool and in other areas of your life with coaches, teachers and other parents.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: A Magic Drink & A Swimsuit That Can’t Get Wet

A swimsuit that needs to stay away from chlorine, a magic recovery drink and beaucoup bucks in Hong Kong highlight this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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7 Things Your Swim Coach Wants You to Know

Your swim coach will be teacher, counselor and friend to you over the course of your career in the pool. Here are 7 things they would like you to remember.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 68.1% Pick Stanford More Likely Than Texas To Repeat

Just over two-thirds of voters picked the Stanford women as more likely to repeat as NCAA champions than the Texas men, with about 16% saying both teams were equally likely to defend their titles in 2019.

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Duncan Scott Joins Illustrious List of Swimmers Injured in Land Sports

Duncan Scott’s mishap tripping over pavement is just the latest in a history of unfortunate events involving swimmers on land.

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Prep For College With The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

You can get the 2018 COLLEGE PREVIEW through Oct 17th. OUR THEME: How to be a Student Athlete. We also rank the TOP 50 2018-19 NCAA SWIMMERS, and we deliver our first POWER RANKINGS, projecting who will be the 2019 NCAA Championship team.

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Shout From The Stands: My Second Home

The pool is what my team bonds over, the love for swimming holding us together as a swim family, which I affectionately refer to as my “second family.” It might be a pool to anyone else, but to me, it is my second home.

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From Swim Mom to Scilly Swimmer

How did one of my fellow Southern California swim moms find herself 35 miles off the coast of Cornwall, UK, swimming 15K and walking 10K through the Isles of Scilly?

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A Heads Up For Contact Lens-Wearing Swimmers

Swimmers who are also contact lens wearers may want to take a look at a recent study conducted by Dr. John Dart, from University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Michael Phelps To Hit The Ryder Cup Celebrity Golf Course

Michael Phelps has been named as one of the Celebrity Match participants for the 42nd Ryder Cup set to take place on Tuesday, September 25th.

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Missy Says “Yes;” Gets Engaged to former Longhorn Hayes Johnson

Missy Franklin has announced her engagement to Hayes Johnson via social media.

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