Masters

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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2020 USMS Spring Nationals to be Hosted in San Antonio

The Northside ISD Swim Center will play host a USMS National Championship for the 2nd time in 5 years.

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Italian Masters Swimmer Suspended 6 Months for Doping

Italian Masters swimmer Marco Bolzan has been sanctioned after testing positive for the banned substance tuaminoheptane. According to ChemEurope, tuaminoheptane is also known…

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Quartet from Denver Sets 3 Masters Swimming Records

The Colorado Masters Swimming (CMS) team of Craig Petersen, Michael Mann, Kirk Anderson, and Greg Scott not only smashed the records for their age group (combined ages of 240–279), but also won all three relays outright, soundly beating teams with average ages that were decades younger.

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Why Proper Head Position In Backstroke Matters

The key to a successful backstroke is getting the head up at the right time and getting it back at the right time.

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USMS World Record Holder Steve West Trains with his Daughter (VIDEO)

If Steve West was going to get up at 4:15 to drive his daughter, Summer, to practice, he figured he might as well join her.

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