Masters

Richard Burns Finishes USMS Nationals With 5th & 6th National Records

Richard Burns finished his meet with 6 individual wins and 5 national records at the 2019 USMS National Championships.

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Commings & Burns Break 2 National Records on Day 3 of USMS Nationals

Jeff Commings (above) joined a list of 4 swimmers who have multiple National Records this week in Arizona.

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Matt Grevers One of 8 National Record Breakers on Day 2 of USMS Nationals

4-time Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers was responsible for 1 of 8 National Records broken on Friday at the USMS National Championships.

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Dan Kirkland Breaks National Record in 70-74 Mile on Day 1 of Nationals

2019 USMS Spring National Championships April 25-28, 2019 Mesa, Arizona SCY (25y) Live stream Meet Central Meet Results The men’s…

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Tom Shields Swims 1:40 in 200 Fly at Pacific SCY Masters

Tom Shields swam his best 200 yard fly time in almost 3 years on Sunday at the Pacific Masters champioships.

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Madison Kennedy, Erika Braun Team Up for USMS National Relay Record

US National Teamer Madison Kennedy (above) teamed up with LaJoya Smith, Kerry Lindauer, and Erika Braun to break the USMS National Record in the 25+ 200 free relay.

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Judy Brown Breaks Masters 55-59 200m Back WR on 55th Birthday

Brown, who underwent extensive treatment for breast cancer in 2015, broke a record previous held by Karlyn Pipes.

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Belgian Masters Team Breaks Men’s 160-199 4×100 FR World Record

The team of Frédéric Tonus, Michel Van Thielen, Ruud Cuyvers, and Stef Verachten went 3:27.42

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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US Masters Swimming Announces 13 National Championship Events for 2020

The Northside ISD Swim Center will play host to the 2020 USMS National Championships in April of 2020.

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10 Ways You Know You Swam in the 90s

Here are 10 sure-fire signs that you got to swim during the best decade to ever come immediately after the 80’s — the 1990’s.

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7 Reasons Why Hiring a Swimmer Will Enhance Your Company

Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.

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Nathan Adrian, Olympic Champion and… Masters Swimmer? (Video)

Adrian’s time from 2014 Masters Spring Nationals may not register in USA Swimming’s Data Hub, yet it stands as the 22nd-fastest performance of all time in the 100 yard freestyle.

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Walnut Creek Masters Thanksgiving Tradition Continues Amid Fires

The Camp Fire in Northern California has burned more than 150,000 acres in California and claimed at least 84 lives. For Walnut Creek Masters, the tragedy around them brings new perspective to being thankful.

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Fritz Bedford Sets World, National Record at Masters Meet

Fritz Bedford of the New England Masters Swim Club notched yet another world record last weekend, competing in the 10th Annual Leaf Peepers Masters Mini Meet at the Upper Valley Aquatic Club (UVAC) in Vermont.

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