Swimming With Music Changes Everything

Runners can listen to music, watch TV and movies on a treadmill, change scenery every time they pick a new trail. What about swimmers?

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NBC’s Bob Costas To Host 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

USA Swimming has announced NBC Sports’ Bob Costas as the host for the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards and Silent Auction. This is the 4th time Costas will have played host to the event in an Olympic year.

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Brazilian Swimming Hit With Big Funding Cuts

In the midst of a financial crisis, funding cuts will be made to the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA), Brazilian Handball Federation (CBHb), and Brazilian Tennis Federation (CBT).

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Hungary On The Right Track Ahead Of Hosting 2017 World Championships

FINA President Julio Maglione has stated that the Hungarians are on the right track in regards to their hosting duties and preparations for the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.


Add Some Music to Your Swimming Workouts With AudioFlood

I’m going to tell you about my swimming routine. Tell me when mine differs from yours.

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How to Put SwimSwam News on your Website

At the request of many teams and dedicated swim fans, SwimSwam now offers a way to embed the latest swimming news stories directly into your team website.

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Brad Snyder Wins US Olympic Committee Male Athlete of the Paralympics

Brad Snyder won the top Paralympic honors tonight at the U.S. Olympic Committee Awards, taking home the award for Male Athlete…


FINA Announces Song Contest For 2016 SC World Championships

FINA has announced a song contest ahead of the 2016 Short Course World Championships, which will take place in Windsor, Canada from December 6th to 11th.

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The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof — and it’s updated design will spawn a whole host of new functions and apps, including the world’s most advanced swim tracker,


Lochte’s Dancing with the Stars Protestors Charged with Misdemeanor

The two protestors who rushed the stage during Ryan Lochte’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ segment have been charged with two counts of misdemeanor.


Election Results Are In: USA Swimming Annual Convention

The results are finally in! Last week at the Annual Convention USA Swimming chose who would serve on the board of directors for the next two years.

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Why the Velocity Meter Matters in Swimming

Significant deceleration can occur very quickly, within hundredths of seconds, with very small adverse changes in our body’s position or shape.


Elite Swimmer Chuck Katis Launches The Bodbox Kickstarter

Chuck Katis: “If there was ever a time I needed the swimming community, it is right now. Out of the ashes and residual energy of a 2016 Olympic goal, emerged an idea for a robot that can help anyone train at the level I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to experience at both Harvard and Berkeley.”


Santa Clara Approves $185 Million Swim Center Project

The Santa Clara City Council has approved a project that would build a $185 million swimming and recreation center that would also house the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

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Meet the Candidates: Stu Hixon, Southern Zone Non-Coach Director

The USA Swimming annual convention is underway in Atlanta and board of directors elections are tomorrow, Thursday, September 22nd. Stu Hixon, treasurer of USA Swimming, is running for Southern Zone Non-Coach Director.

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