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7 Swimming Jobs You Might Love To Have

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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Nielsen and Bromer Set to Compete at Western Danish Championships

Mie Nielsen and Viktor Bromer will be two of the four Danish national team members that will be competing at the Western Danish Championships…

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Unfortunate Run of Freak Accidents Leaves Belinda Hocking’s Swimming Career in Question

2014 Commonwealth Games and Pan Pac Champion Belinda Hocking may not race at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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In Briefs: Olympic News Round-up Edition

Technological advancements in Olympic Games security, a potential joint Middle-Eastern bid and the cost risks of Boston 2024 highlight recent Olympic news.

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5 Signs You are a Sprinter

#1 – You’re horrible at IM, but you wish the 100 IM was an event in NCAA swimming.

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Shouts From the Stands: Imagine The Possibility of the USA Hosting an Impossible World Championships

USA Swimming has plenty of experience of hosting major swimming events, including one of the biggest in the world: the Olympic Team Trials.

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7 Ways to be a Better Teammate

It’s the season for championship meets, and the goal of any program is to finish on top. One of the easiest ways to do this is to compete as a cohesive team, with everyone participating as the best teammate they can be.

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Markus Deibler Named Hamburg Athlete of the Year Two Months After Retirement

When Markus Deibler retired after winning the 2014 World Short Course Championship in the 100 IM in December, in the process…

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Yik Yak Reveals the Ugly Side of Swimming – Shout From the Stands

In what has been an amazing conference championship’s season, an elephant has been sneaking onto the deck.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson tells fans to buy tickets to the FINA Diving World Series

London Mayor Boris Johnson: “I urge people to snap up tickets to this sporting spectacular. We want competitions like this to inspire a new generation of young athletes and to get Londoners to take the plunge.”

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New Zealand’s Lauren Boyle Now Training with Australian Coach Denis Cotterell

Swimming New Zealand has confirmed that its current short course 1500m world record holder, Lauren Boyle, is now training under Australia’s Denis Cotterell.

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Proud Posts World’s Second Fastest 50 Butterfly at BUCS

Ben Proud posted a 23.63 to win the men’s 50 butterfly at the British Universities and Colleges Sport Championships…

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The Pros, Cons and Misconceptions of Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT)

Eric McGinnis: “Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) is one of the most widely debated topics in swimming at the moment. It’s also one of the worst names ever created for a training program.”

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Erika Braun’s 8 Steps to the Olympic Trials as an Over 40 Year-Old

Erika Braun swam at the 2012 Olympic Trials as one of very small group of over 40s. Now the masters swimming world champion and record holder is putting her life on hold in pursuit of qualification for the 2016 US Olympic Trials, where she will be 44.

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Sharon van Rouwendaal Shares Training Intel

European Championships medalist Sharon van Rouwendaal shares training tactics with the world on Twitter…

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