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Beyond The Lane Lines: ‘BRB, I Need To Go To Swim Practice’

Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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Teaching America’s WWII Navy Fighter Pilots to Swim

When Pearl Harbor was bombed in 1941, most Americans did not know how to swim. That fateful December morning, the future of swimming changed when the war moved from the sea to the skies.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Predicting Top-6 Finish For Tennessee Women

44% of voters predicted the Tennessee women to finish between 4th and 6th, and 7.5% more predicted a top 3 finish for the Volunteers at 2019 NCAAs.

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I Am A Swam Mom

As of this morning, I am no longer a swim mom. I know it seems trivial to say. How can something my children do identify me so much? But here I sit, with alligator tears in my eyes, knowing I will never watch my children swim another competitive race again. It’s killing me.

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Olympian Daiya Seto Tries Out Triathlon

Daiya Seto of Japan is having a year of firsts, including competing in his inaugural triathlon.

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Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes?

There’s something poetic about morning racing in the Land of the Rising Sun (above, Mt. Fuji above the clouds).

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Mental Health for College Athletes – Ways to Focus on Mental Wellness

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health 30% of college students experience down periods where they find it difficult to function. For this reason taking proactive steps to address your mental wellness is important.

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Get Ready For College Swimming With The 2018 College Preview

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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SwimSwam Pulse: 22% Still Predicting Top 5 NCAA Finish For Florida Men

More than a fifth of voters are still expecting the Florida men to finish inside the top 5 at 2019 NCAAs, while 83% predicted the team to remain inside the top 10.

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What We Can Learn from Sam Darnold’s Parents

Although most of us do not have children with Sam’s natural talent, we can learn a lot from how his parents let him be a kid.

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3 Ways For Swim Parents To Make The Last Year Count

“I tell my swimmers to try for best times and leave on a high note their senior year,” said Tim Hill, a coach with more than 30 years experience at the club and collegiate level.

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Dr. Sun Yang In The Making, As China’s Freestyle Ace Pursues PhD

Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang is reportedly going back to school to earn his PhD.

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‘Swimply’ Site Applies Airbnb Model To Swimming Pools

Traveling and need to hit a pool? Check out Swimply.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 59% Favor Euros As Most Impressive 2018 Meet

A huge majority picked the European Championships as the most impressive of 2018’s major summer meets, while a surprising 19% picked Jr Pan Pacs higher than any other senior-level international meet.

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NCAA Swimmers: How to Mentally Approach the Upcoming Season

I’ve spent the past several years working with NCAA D1 swim programs, first at Florida Gulf Coast University and now…

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