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6 Reasons to post your Swim Job to SwimSwam

#1 – Leverage. SwimSwam is now the most read swimming news and lifestyle website in the world.

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1936 Olympic Champion, 96 years old, still loves to swim

Adolph Kiefer was born in 1918, back in the days of Babe Ruth and the Red Baron.

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Four Steps to Help You Adjust to a New Swim Team

When joining a new swim club for the first time, a swimmer undoubtedly has numerous questions running through his or her head: How will I fit in with the rest of the team? Will I be able to connect well with the coach? Am I going to be the slowest swimmer on deck?

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Help Make History: Jamie Patrick’s 71 Mile Swim, August 2014

Patrick is perhaps best known for his 111-mile swim down the Sacramento River or for his double crossing of Lake Tahoe. His sights are now set on Lake Michigan, where he will swim over 70 miles from Milwuakee along the historic skyline to Chicago.

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Swim Gear: Q Swimwear Design Contest, “Your Style on Your Suit!”

Q Swimwear wants to see what you, the swimmers, the parents, the coaches, would like to see on a swim suit.

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Masters national record-holder Christopher Clarke dies during open water event

Christopher Clarke, a 45-year-old business owner and Masters national record-holder, was pulled from the water this weekend during the Indy Open Water Challenge. Clarke was rushed to a local hospital where he was later declared dead.

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Swim Gear: Rethink Raccoon Eyes With Speedo USA’s Elastomeric Technology Goggle Collection

Whether you’re swimming for competition, fitness or fun, the first step to diving in is having the right equipment. Choosing the perfect pair of goggles for your eyes – and for your activity – is key.

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Swim Training: Challenge The Norm of Underwater Kicking

This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.

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World Record Holder Ariana Kukors Comes Out of Retirement to Train With Trojan Swim Club

Ariana Kukors has announced that she is joining the wave of American un-retirements and will join the elite training group…

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Adidas Enters The Competitive Swimming Market in the United States

For over 80 years, the adidas® brand has been an influential part of the world of sports, on every level. We are excited to announce that adidas® has officially entered the competitive swim world in the United States.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Kick

Kicking can be your secret weapon if you focus on developing it. Whether it comes naturally to you or not, a strong kick will help you close your races hard.

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World Records fall at Sarasota Masters Bumpy Jones Classic

Multiple world records were broken* at the Bumpy Jones Classic, held at the Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, Fla., June…

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Speedo USA Partners with the American Red Cross

As part of the new partnership, SPEEDO and the Red Cross will also work together to develop new, unique products with the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council.

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University of Louisville Professor Johnmann To Swim The English Channel

The first man to swim the English Channel, unassisted and observed, was Matthew Webb, who completed the swim from to Dover Calais on August 25, 1875 in a time of 21 hours, 45 minutes.

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Swim Job: Florida Gulf Coast University Seeks Assistant Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach

Established in 1997, FGCU continues to expand academic offerings, which currently include 51 undergraduate, 28 master’s, one specialist and two doctoral programs.

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