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Standout Field Expected For 2018 Pro Swim Series At Mesa

Team USA Olympic gold medalists and world champions are among the headliners expected to compete at next week’s TYR Pro Swim Series at Mesa, set for April 12-15 at Skyline Aquatic Center.

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Relive Women’s NCAA Champs, SEC Champs on TV Tonight

Tonight, there’s an opportunity to relive the 2018 men’s and women’s SEC Championships, along with the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships, on television.

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Following Heart Ablation in March, Clark Smith Back to Training

Olympian Clark Smith, who has had recurring Atrial Fibrilation over the past several years, underwent a heart ablation procedure on March 12th….

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2018 YMCA SC National Championships Preview (PSYCH SHEETS)

Brendan Burns, above, already ranks 4th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the 100 yard fly, and won Pennsylvania state titles in both the 100 fly and 100 back earlier this year.

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Carsten Vissering Explains Study Abroad, New Outlook on Swimming (Video)

Carsten told SwimSwam that while down under, he joined an elite lifting club, and to stay in shape for swimming mostly participated in recreational water activities such as intramural water polo and surfing

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces 10-Member Class of 2018

The International Swimming Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2018 inductees which will include 10 names to be…

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Destin Lasco Steals the Show at 2018 Middle Atlantic Senior Champs

Besides his NAG record 100 back (45.93), Destin Lasco also swam a 1:41.77 200 back and split a 42.95 freestyle leg on a relay.

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USA Swimming Opens Scholastic All-America Team to 9th Graders

The USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Program, which requires students to have success both in the pool and in the classroom,…

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WATCH: Reagan Smith Break National Age Group Backstroke Records

Swimming last week at the Akron, Ohio Sectional Championships, 16-year old Regan Smith from the Riptide Swim Team in Minnesota swam…

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Michael Phelps Calls on USOC to Do More for Athletes With Depression

Michael Phelps says the United States Olympic Committee needs to do more to help athletes struggling with depression.

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2018 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

Austin Katz became the first high school Class of 2017 grad to win an individual NCAA title, and more than half of our top-20-ranked recruits scored significant points at the 2018 NCAA Championships as freshmen.

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Michigan State Spent $500,000 Tracking Nassar Victims & Journalists

Michigan State University paid a public-relations firm upwards of $500,000 to keep track of and report on the social media activity of Larry Nassar’s victims and some journalists covering the case.

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DeSantis: SafeSport Needs ‘Absolute Transparency’

In the interest of Safe Sport, USA Swimming should adopt a system of transparency that includes publication of the ‘flagged’ list, the release of all complaints filed to USA Swimming, the publication of all internal communication related to the Safe Sport program and the end of all confidentiality agreements, says swim coach, blogger and outspoken critic of USA Swimming Chris DeSantis.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Ray Looze, Indiana

Of the 6 programs to earn top 10 finishes at both women’s and men’s NCAAs, only three are a combined program with a shared staff. Ray Looze and his Indiana Hoosiers were the standouts of that bunch.

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