International

Canadian Commonwealth Games Swimmer Sydney Pickrem Verbally Commits to Texas A&M

Sydney Pickrem of the Clearwater Aquatic Team has verbally committed to the Texas A&M Aggies.

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5 Performance Goals Swimmers Need to Focus On

Goal setting can either be a help or a hindrance, depending upon how we go about setting our intentions…

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Gymnast Simone Biles Wins WSF Sportswoman Of the Year Over Hosszu Et Al.

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu was among the finalist for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2014 Sportswoman of the Year award.

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France Announces Team of 6 Men, 5 Women for Short Course Worlds in Doha

Doha is hosting the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), from December 3-7, 2014.

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Swimming Gear Profile – The Adjustable Resistance Kickboard

Courtesy of Evan King HQ: Belleville, Ontario Canada Inventor: Adjustable Resistance Kickboard I swam competitively from ages 9 to 18 and…

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FINA World Aquatic Convention Continues Top Partnership with Counsilman-Hunsaker

Examples of Counsilman – Hunsaker’s work include: the 1996 Olympic Aquatic Centre; 2015 Pan American Games Aquatic Centre; and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium (featured image above).

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Promo Video World Premiere

Swimming video is courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com. Featured Image: Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers

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Sun Takes Gold in the 200 freestyle on Day Two of the Chinese National Championships

Sun Yang took his second gold of the Chinese National Championships winning the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:45.66…

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Pump Up Video: Michigan State Spartans vs Iowa Hawkeyes

College Swimming PUMP UP VIDEO courtesy of aquatic auteur Shelby Lacy.

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Swim Job: Lifetime Swim North Austin seeks Assistant Swim Coach

Lifetime Swim is looking for a fun, energetic, and knowledgable assistant coach that has a significant background in swimming. Lifetime Fitness has great facilities including an indoor 25m 5-lane pool, as well as an outdoor 25m 6 lane pool.

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Sun Yang Cruises to Victory on the First Day of the Chinese National Championships

Olympic champion Sun Yang won the 1500 freestyle with ease posting a time of 14:54.52…

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Germany and France Still Deciding Whether or Not to Make 2024 Olympics Bid

For different reasons, both France and Germany are still deciding whether or not to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Spain Sending Four, Including Mireia Belmonte, to Short Course Worlds in Doha

Mireia Belmonte-Garcia skipped the 2012 Short Course World Championships, but will hope to recapture her 2010 magic back in the Middle East.

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Peru to Send 7 to Short Course World Championships

Andrea Cedron and Jessica Cattaneo are among 7 swimmers that Peru will send to the 2014 World Short Course Championships in Qatar.

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Top 5 Pet Peeves at the Pool

We’ve got the new Funkita collection, and we love their new print called “Occupy The Lane.” It’s the protest print for all swimmers and it got us thinking of some of those annoying problems at the pool. Image: “The new Occupy The Lane print by Funkit”

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