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Potomac Marlins Hosted Special Olympics Swim Meet at George Mason

More than 150 swimmers, parents and friends of the Potomac Marlins, a USA Swimming year-round swim team, volunteered April 26 to host the Northern Virginia Special Olympics Swim Meet held at George Mason.

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Keeping up with the Code: A quick look at some recent rule changes

Keeping up with the ever-evolving swimming rulebook can be hard. Check out this guide for a brief review of some of the rule changes you might not be aware of.

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Nerding Out: LCM National Age Group Record Progressions

Missy Franklin has made a serious dent in the record books over the last seven years.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/30/2014

A lot of new names made Weekly Wonders for April 25-27, 2014. Click through to see who’s on the list.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: NBG Butterfly Drill

This Swimming Tip video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com, a SwimSwam partner. Olympian…

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Training Spotlight: Vinny Marciano, Al Ledgin and Morris County Swimming

Morris County Swim Club coach Al Ledgin offers a glimpse into the training he does with his squad, including 5-event short-course NAG record-holder Vinny Marciano.

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Katie Ledecky Lowers Her 400m Freestyle Junior World Record In Mesa

After breaking the junior world record in the 400 freestyle with a 4:05.27 in prelims, Katie Ledecky re-broke her mark in…

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/23/2014

Although there were only a few meets over Easter weekend, we nonetheless noticed some great swims. See who made the list for the weekend of April 18-20, 2014.

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Swim Fort Lauderdale Conquers a 12 Hour Practice

On Saturday, April 19th, the Swim Fort Lauderdale senior swimmers completed a 12 hour workout / swim camp!

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Jiang hits 10 wins, triples for Godard, Zuchowski and Andrew close NASA Showcase

Joy Jiang won her 9th and 10th events, while Michael Andrew, Josh Zuchowski and Lance Godard all won three events apiece on the final day of the NASA Showcase.

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Vinny Marciano clips .02 off of Michael Andrew’s 50 fly NAG at NASA Showcase

Marciano went 23.63 to just sneak under the National Age Group record, the second of Andrew’s NAGs he’s broken today.

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A time trial NAG for Marciano, Jiang chasing 10 wins at prelims of NASA Showcase day 4

Vinny Marciano got NAG record #4, while Joy Jiang chases her 9th and 10th wins for 10-year-olds and Michael Andrew takes his last two shots at 13-14 NAG records.

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Another NAG record for Marciano: 47.89 in 100 free to beat Andrew’s 11-12 mark

The 12-year-old continued his great weekend at the NASA Showcase Classic with his fourth National Age Group record, this time taking down the 100 free mark in a time trial.

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Day 3 of NASA Showcase: NAGs for Marciano, Andrew while Jiang hits 8 wins

Michael Andrew broke another National Age Group record to celebrate his 15th birthday. Meanwhile Vinny Marciano broke a NAG of his own and Joy Jiang won her 6th, 7th and 8th races in the 10-year-old age group.

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Vinny Marciano Breaks His 3rd National Age Group Record at Showcase Classic

12-year old Vinny Marciano has taken a page out of Michael Andrew’s playbook and broken his 3rd National Age Group Record…

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