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Swim Mom Musings: Trust Your Journey

My daughter’s longtime club coach has a saying: trust the process. It was his way of letting swimmers know that every race will not be a PB.

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Becca Mann & the 21-Hour Maui Nui Epic: the Debrief

“Swimming for almost 21 hours can bring out the worst in your temperament, and I wouldn’t be doing the swim justice if I said otherwise.”

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Swim Mom: A Few Parent Tips for a New Season

With a new season approaching, it’s a great time to reflect as a swim parent on how the last season went and what we’d like to change.

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WATCH: ‘The Swimmer’, A 2-Minute Film About A 90-Year-Old Who Swims Every Day

You can watch the short film “The Swimmer” – a two-minute video about Walter Strohmayer, a 90-year-old who swims each morning.

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Do You Want The 2019 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine?

The 2019 College Preview issue is a must-have for your swim-fan needs. We break down and rank the top 16 NCAA teams, and we rank the TOP 50 NCAA swimmers.

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ISL Bracket Challenge Round 2: Who Has the Best ISL Logo?

Round one saw mostly blowouts, but did have some intrigue. Now it’s time for the semifinal round in our battle of the ISL logos.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 44% Pick Baker To Join Smith in 100 Back in Tokyo

44.4% of voters said Kathleen Baker was the most likely non-Regan Smith backstroker to make next summer’s Olympic team in the 100 back.

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ISL’s DC Trident To Launch ‘Legend of the Trident’ Comic Book

The ISL’s DC Trident franchise will release its own comic book, titled ‘Legend of the Trident’, as part of its year one merchandise line.

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I Consigli di Oliver: Trasformare I Giudizi Emotivi In Un’Analisi Costruttiva

Trasformare I Giudizi Emotivi In Un’Analisi Costruttiva. Sfrutta la rabbia dovuta a una cattiva prestazione per farla diventare benzina durante l’allenamento

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A Ridgite in Coney Island – Part Two

As the summer went on, my swimming endurance went up. I was venturing out into open water leaving breakwaters that laced the Coney Island beach far behind.

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Kick for Kids: Helping Hospitalized Kids One Kick at a Time

Cyrus and Chad Morrison created Kick for Kids to support sick kids in local hospitals.

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Bracket Challenge: Which ISL Team Has the Best Logo?

We’ve got official logos for all 8 of the ISL franchises, and the only logical thing to do is have them compete head-to-head in a bracket.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 61% Say Regan Smith Should Turn Pro & Forgo NCAA Swimming

61.4% of voters said Regan Smith should turn professional now, giving up her NCAA eligibility after breaking two world records over the summer.

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Swim Mom: 5 Parent Tips About Taking a Break

Swimming 50 weeks a year means our kids are pushing constantly to improve and get best times. It’s easy to get caught up in that mindset ourselves.

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15 Years Ago Today, Michael Phelps Won His First Olympic Gold Medal

On this day 15 years ago, a 19-year-old Michael Phelps won his first-ever Olympic event, the 400 IM at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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