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WATCH: Michael Andrew Earns First Shootout Title in Mesa 50 Fly

The men’s 50 fly came down to World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew versus fellow U.S. National Teamer Tim Phillips.

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Alabama Swim Coach Suspended 1 Year By USA Swimming

Derrick “Tom” Fraenkel, a swim coach at the Valley Area Swim Academy in Valley, Alabama, has been given a 1-year…

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Synchro Documentary ‘PERFECT’ Comes to VOD May 1st

The documentary chronicles Team Canada’s preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Ken Stopkotte Arrested, Confesses to Using Counterfeit Money in Ohio

Ken Stopkotte was arrested in Ohio for using counterfeit $20 bills at a minor league baseball game.

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2018 TYR Pro Derby: Women’s Round-by-Round Predictions

We’ll go over who we’ll see racing on the women’s side, and break down our predictions for each round. 

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WATCH: Fink vs. Finnerty in Mesa 50 Breast Shootouts

The men’s 50 breast had a strong field that included Austin shootout champ Nic Fink, U.S. Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes, and American Record holder Ian Finnerty.

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WATCH: Molly Hannis Wins 50 Breast Shootouts Again in Mesa

In the women’s 50 breast rounds, Austin champ Molly Hannis once again took the win. She put up yet another sub-30, touching in 29.97 while fellow Olympic breaststroker Breeja Larson was 2nd in 30.42.

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TYR Pro Derby and Swim Clinic in Louisville Set for Late April

The 2018 TYR Pro Derby will be held at the University of Louisville on April 28th, featuring a shootout style set of heats of 50 freestyle.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew, Nathan Adrian Go Head-to-Head Again in Mesa 50 Free Shootouts

Nathan Adrian and Michael Andrew made it to the final round of the 50 free shootouts for a rematch of their Austin race.

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WATCH: Mallory Comerford Swims to 50 Free Shootout Win in Mesa

Comerford’s quarterfinal time was just 6 hundredths shy of her lifetime best, and that was coming off a post-NCAAs break.

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Coleman’s Carpool: Allison Schmitt Tells Tales from Schmeisel World Tour, Grad School, and Mesa

In light of her recent return to competition, SwimSwam got in the car with Olympic champion and current Tempe, Arizona local, Allison Schmitt.

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Eugene Godsoe Among 5 Inducted into NC Swimming Hall of Fame

NC Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inductees (left to right): Eugene Godsoe, Jilen Siroky Bouwer, Chip Peterson, Frank Comfort, and Hill Carrow.

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Arthur Albiero Comments on Leading Team USA This Summer (Video)

When catching up with SwimSwam in Mesa this past weekend, Albiero emphasized his admiration of the “no ego” culture of the Team USA coaching staff

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Grothe, Kalisz, Ruck Lead 2018 PSS Points After Mesa

At the halfway point of the 2018 Pro Swim Series, Zane Grothe sits tied with defending champ Chase Kalisz for the men’s point lead, while Taylor Ruck still stands atop the women’s ranks.

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Ray Looze Comments on Leading Team USA Men This Summer (Video)

Looze mentioned that he is a big walker, and invites both coaches and athletes to walk and converse with him so he is able to get to know them and vice versa

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