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Ice Swimming World Championships Featured Video, plus tips for participation

Could Michael Phelps win at the Ice Swimming World Championships? Checkout the conditions in this video and tell us.

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When Does Technology Cross From ‘Progress’ to ‘Cheating? An Examination of a Century’s Advancements

Below, SwimSwam partner SwimShop.co.uk takes a look at three of the major racing sports, and how different technologies have affected…

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British Swimming Marks the Passing of Peter Bilsborough

Peter Bilsborough, Board Director of Scottish Swimming and Director of Sports Development and School Manager in the School of Sport at the University of Stirling, sadly passed away on 15 January, 2015 following a brief period of illness.

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The Decalogue Of The Good Swimmer

With the following suggestions, my sole intention is to provide some ideas to help our young athletes and future champions improve their level and be more competitive.

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SwimRun in Sweden: Swim in Icy 4 Degree Water, Run in Minus 6 Degree Air

Swimming Video is courtesy of Nils Zätterström. From Nils: Swimrun is a growing sport in Sweden. You combine swimming and running and…

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Tom Chambers Named CEO of 2016 European Aquatics Championships

Tom Chambers has been appointed Chief Executive of the 33rd LEN European Swimming Championships and the LEN European Masters Championships…

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Tickets for 2015 British Swimming Championships Go on Sale Friday

The London Aquatic Centre, now with a more muted version of its iconic ‘wings,’ will be back in action in April.

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Entries Open, Time Standards Released for 2015 British Swimming Championships

British Swimming finished the 2014 long course season with the fastest male breaststroke in each of the three distances, including Ross Murdoch in the 200 (above).

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Forecasting the road to next year’s Rio Olympic Games

Now that the 2016 Rio Olympics are officially “next year,” let’s take a look back at the previous Olympic cycle to see just how much is likely to change between now and Rio.

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The Top 52 Swim Meets of 2015

See the top 52 swim meets of 2015 in the United States and around the world…

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Great Britain, Japan Form Training Partnership With Eye on 2020 Olympics

Great Britain kicked off the partnership last week by sending some of their most talented junior swimmers to Tokyo to train with the Japanese National Team.

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10 Words that Have Entirely Different Meanings to Swimmers

SANDBAGGING: Filling a sack with sand in order to create a protective barrier? No…deliberately performing below one’s actual ability…

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Katie Ledecky Honored as “Champion of Champions” By L’Equipe

Ledecky is the first swimmer to earn L’Equipe’s international “Champion of Champions” award, which has been presented annually since 1980.

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2014 Commonwealth Games Champion Jazz Carlin Has a New coach

Britain’s current best distance swimmer Jazz Carlin has formalized her move to the Bath National Performance Centre.

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On the 12th Day of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me, 12 Scottish Swimmers…

Like a chorus of angels, Scotland’s swimmers and support staff united this past weekend at the Scottish Short Course National…

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