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VIDEO: An Examination on FINA’s Tweak to the Backstroke Finish Rules

Jenna Haufler and Hugh Berryman explain the new craze that’s been sweeping the swimming nation: the illegal backstroke finish.

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Glide Snorkel Now Available For Purchase

FINIS, a worldwide leader in technical swimming products announces the release of the Glide Snorkel. The Glide is a new take on the Original Swimmer’s Snorkel, first released by FINIS over 15 years ago.

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Brilliant Swim announces SwimOutlet.com as official PaceWatch retailer

The PaceWatch, which Brilliant Swim launched last summer, is a slim, wearable pace clock that is simple to use and easy to see, letting swimmers focus on their swimming.

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Belmont Plaza Olympic pool requesting historical information, pool records from fans

The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, in the midst of a large-scale renovation, has requested more information from knowledgeable parties about the rich historical tradition of the pool.

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Nine U.S. National Swim Team Members to Visit Novant Hemby Children’s Hospital on Wednesday

Swimming news is courtesy of USA Swimming: Nine members of the USA Swimming National Team will visit the Novant Hemby…

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FINA, International Governing Body for Water, Tweaks Logo

FINA has unveiled their newly re-styled logo, above. The changes are subtle, but overall tend toward a more modernized look.

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Olympians Tewksbury and McCabe kick off program to teach 70,000 kids to swim

RBC Insurance partners with Swimming Canada to ensure more than 700,000 Canadian children can swim 25 metres to safety.

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Water Is My Sky – Shoots for $15,000 More To Cover Composers

REWARD: If the filmmakers are successful in eclipsing $65,000 in total donations, EVERY DONOR (regardless of donation amount) will receive a digital download of the soundtrack upon the film’s release!

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IOC awards Olympic Games broadcast rights to NBCUniversal through to 2032

Scott Blackmum, USOC CEO: “NBC’s demonstrated ability not only to broadcast the Olympic Games, but to tell the stories of our athletes in a way that makes our nation proud, makes them an ideal partner.”

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Wisconsin Approves New $26-Million, 50-Meter Competition Pool in Rec Center Renovation

The University of Wisconsin is prepared to move forward with a badly-needed $26 million 50-meter competition pool.

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SwimOutlet.com Becomes First Swim Retailer to Launch Crowdsourced Style Gallery

“Customer-generated style photos are the way to go in a world increasingly dominated by Instagram and the like, even for a more sports-specific retailer,” said Alexander Sienkiewicz, CMO at Spiraledge, Inc.

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‘The Water is my Sky’ documentary hits $50,000 Kickstarter goal with 7 days to go!

The competitive swimming documentary “The Water is my Sky” has officially hit its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter today, just a week before the campaign ends.

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Talent Agencies Lineup For Missy Franklin, The Biggest Olympic Client Since Michael Phelps

CAA, IMG, Octagon, WMG (Casey Wasserman) and The Legacy Agency have already taken meetings with Missy Franklin’s parents reports the Sports…

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Water Is My Sky – Special Offer To Reach Kickstarter Goal of $50,000 Within 8 Days

With one week left in the Water is My Sky Kickstarter campaign, they have a very special opportunity that could potentially help them take a giant step toward achieving their total fundraising goal of $50,000! (Featured image: Anthony Ervin)

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