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My Swimmer-Does-CrossFit Experiment Comes Full Circle

Just over a year ago I entered the CrossFit world to spice things up and I learned several important things along the last 12 months.

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Bracket Challenge: Which NCAA Event Is Hardest?

We’re pitting NCAA events in a tournament bracket to answer swimming’s ultimate question: what truly is the hardest event?

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Elizabeth Beisel on Survivor, Episode 1: An Early Big Gamble

Three-time Olympian Elizabeth Beisel took a central role in last night’s premiere episode of Survivor: Island of the Idols. We recap her major gamble.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 65% Pick NC State Men To Place Higher Than NC State Women

Almost two thirds of voters still expected the NC State men to outplace the NC State women this season at NCAAs. Both teams were 4th in our College previews.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Grgic Nominated For Euro Award, Carlisle’s Swim City

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Franko Grgic, Zac Reid, Johnny Carlisle, Fayetteville, North Carolina & Flowers Sea Swim.

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5 Things to Know Before Kids Go to College

Here are five things I learned at college orientation with my daughter that I found worthwhile that may be helpful whether or not your kids swim in college.

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Faster Swimming for Strength Athletes – Part 1

Former NCAA Championship Swimmer, and Professional CrossFit™ Athlete Colleen Fotsch dives into the importance of swimming for strength athletes.

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Monday in the Life of a Swim Coach and New Parent

5:15 a.m. My alarm goes off. I grab the baby monitor, clumsily make my way to the bathroom and brush my teeth before sneaking past my sons room.

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Beisel on Survivor: ‘I will definitely not announce that I’m an Olympian’

Elizabeth Beisel is part of Survivor’s 39th season premiering tomorrow, and she says pre-game that she won’t be announcing her Olympian status.

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Swim Mom: The 5 Toughest Races in Swimming

As a swim mom of nearly two decades, here are my rankings about what events in swimming at the toughest to swim, which I know will create some debate.

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The Hungry Swimmer: Creative Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

In my opinion, completely cutting out sugar is not the answer. I want to share with you some tips for smart and innovative ways to satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Ryan Lochte To Compete on Celebrity Family Feud Sunday

Fresh off his January stint on Celebrity Big Brother, Olympian and current Olympic hopeful Ryan Lochte will appear on this season of Celebrity Family Feud.

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Rondi Davies Breaks Reverse 20 Bridges Swim Record

Rondi Davies smashes previous record for the Reverse 20 Bridges Swim.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 49% Pick Beisel To Make Survivor Jury But Not Finale

About half of voters had Beisel landing on the jury with the players voted out after the merge. Only 14% had her booted early, but only 17% say she’ll win.

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Swim Mom: 6 Tips for Parents About Changing Teams

Two reasons for switching teams that help out the entire family are a better location or hours. Here are six things to consider before changing teams.

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