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Austin Surhoff Hits Personal Best and OT Cut in First Race Since 2016 Trials

Surhoff swam to a 22.87 in the 50 free, going a lifetime best. Moreover, it was an Olympic Trials cut, easily getting under the standard of 23.19.

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6 Swimmers To Watch At 2019 U.S. Winter Junior Championships East

Some distance free battles between Georgia’s Jake Magahey and Indiana’s Jake Mitchell could be among the highlights of a strong East Junior meet.

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6 Swimmers To Watch At 2019 U.S. Winter Junior Championships West

Four-time World Juniors gold medalist Justina Kozan is one of two standout 15-year-olds heading our list of swimmers to watch at West Juniors.

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Psych Sheets for 2019 Winter Juniors – West Championships

Last week’s U.S. Open champion in the 200 meter backstroke Isabelle Stadden is scheduled to race at the Winter Junior Championships – West meet this week.

Psych Sheets for 2019 Winter Juniors – East Championships

Claire Curzan (above) missed last week’s U.S. Open while sick, but is expected to be good-to-go at the Winter Junior Championships – East this week.

College Swimming Weekly Preview: Dec. 9 – Dec. 15, 2019

Mid-season invites are over, but duals keep coming: Navy hosts Army in a rivalry matchup, with a long course invitational to follow a day later.

2019 US Open Records Roundup: 18 New Meet Marks Established, 10 Still Remain

It was a record-breaking weekend in Atlanta, with 18 US Open meet records broken and just 10 now remaining.

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Pancake Hot Take: 2019 US Open/Minnesota Invite Weekend Wrap-up

Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top. 

Macneil 57.2 100 Fly, Weitzeil 24.7 50 Free Highlight Minnesota LCM Time Trials

Weitzeil, who on Thursday became the first woman under 21 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, contested that event again in meters, going 24.70.

Gioffreda and Meyers Set World Records on Day 2 of US Para Nationals

Becca Meyers set her second world record in as many days at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics National Championships in Lewisville, TX.

Townley Haas Knew Dean Farris Was Going to be Out Fast (Video)

Haas, out in 50.98, came home with a pair of 27-mids to win with 1:45.92, breaking the US Open record set all the way back in 2005

2019 U.S. Open Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Luca Urlando posted the top time of the morning in the men’s 200 fly, missing the meet record by less than a second.

Watch: Brown Upsets Manuel, Miller Defeats Balandin; All Night 4 US Open Races

Erika Brown defeated Olympic champion Simone Manuel in the 100 FR while Cody Miller took down Olympic champion Dmitiry Balandin on night 4 of the US Open.

Thomas Heilman Swims 21.50 in 50 Yard Free at 12 Years Old

12-year old Thomas Heilman has broken his 3rd National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free this week in Cary, North Carolina.

Erika Brown Becomes 8th-Best American of All-Time in Women’s 100 Meter Free

The swim caps off a paradigm-shifting 2 weeks of racing for Erika Brown, who has now muscled her way from darkhorse to forefront contender for Team USA.

Allison Schmitt is Feeling Wise in her 4th Olympic Cycle (Video)

In the championship final, Allison Schmitt established the pace early on and held off a strong finish from Siobhan Haughey to secure the victory

2019 US Open Championships: Kalisz Drops 2 BR, Smith Drops 1 FR On Night 4

Chase Kalisz has dropped the 200 BR on night 4 of the US Open after finishing 9th in prelims, meanwhile, Kieran Smith will contest only in the 200 BK A-final.

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