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Russian Media Federation Names Vlad Morozov ‘Athlete of the Year’ For 2014

Vlad Morozov has been honored by the Russian media as the 2014 “Silver Deer” award winner.

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7 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 7 Swim Jobs you might love…

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2014 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year

Brazilian Felipe Franca da Silva won five gold at the World Short Course Championships in Doha…

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2014 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Swimmer Of The Year Brittany MacLean

Her multiple national records, success on the NCAA scene, medal performances at international meets, and the fact that she was able to swim best times at four different championship meets throughout the year are what made Brittany MacLean the perfect recipient for this Swammy award.

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Need a Gift Idea This Holiday? Give Your Swimmer an Elite Level Strength Program

BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.

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Kawecki Puts Up World’s Second Fastest 100 Backstroke at Polish Nationals

Radoslaw Kawecki won the men’s 100 backstroke at the Polish National Championships recording a time of 50.03…

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2014 Swammy Awards: Canadian Swimmer Of The Year Ryan Cochrane

The last 100 is where Cochrane turned on the jets and rocked a wicked 55.5 last 100 to pass McKeon, come fist, and set a new Canadian record of 3:43.46.

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2014 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year Etiene Medeiros

Etiene Medeiros surprised many winning the 50 backstroke and breaking the world record at the World Short Course Championships in Doha…

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20 Reasons To Be Thankful For USRPT

Indie Swimming: “With Christmas just ahead, it has caused us to reflect on things we are thankful for. With swimming being a big part of our family experience, we decided to list five things each that we appreciated about the USRPT approach to training.”

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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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Cate Campbell Wins Second-Straight Swimming Australian Swimmer of the Year Award

Cate Campbell has been named the Swimming Australia Swimmer of the Year for the second straight season.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Australian Coach of the Year Simon Cusack

In 2014 Simon Cusak’s athletes won 10 Commonwealth Games medals and nine Pan Pacific Championship medals…

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Marco Orsi Breaks Two Italian Sprint Records in Riccione Weekend

Italian Marco Orsi has broken two National Records, and swum a lifetime best in a third event, in Riccione this weekend.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Oceania/Australia Male Swimmer of the Year

Thomas Fraser-Holmes was the only Australian male to medal individually at both the Pan Pac Championships and the Commonwealth Games.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Male Central American and Caribbean Swimmer of the Year

George Bovell earned this year’s Swammy for Male Central American & Caribbean Swimmer of the Year.

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