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200 Days Until 2012 London Olympics Begin: an Ode to Effort

Today, Monday, January 9th, marks the next milestone in the buildup to the 2012 London Olympics. That’s because as of…

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Ariana Kukors to Train With Bolles

Ariana Kukors was absent from the December Championship meets, and some wondered why. It appears as though it has to do…

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Charlie Houchin Leaves FAST, Launches Own Pro Swim Team in Jacksonville

Charlie Houchin was 14th in the 400 free at the World Championships in Shanghai, coming off of training with the professional…

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London 2012: Who is Affected by the Tweaks to the Olympic Schedule

It’s 2012, which means that “the next Olympic year” is finally “this year”. We’ll begin our Olympic coverage with a…

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Austin GP Psych Sheets Posted; Ervin to Race with Big-Boys [link corrected]

The psych sheets for the 2012 Austin Grand Prix have been posted, and as should be the standard from here…

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2011 Year in Swimming Review: High of World Champs, Low of Doping Scandal in 3rd Quarter

And finally, the World Championships were here. This 3rd quarter, from July through September, was jam-packed with huge competition. Besides…

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2011 Year in Swimming Review: Buildup to World Championships; Busch Coaching Fallout Dominate 2nd Quarter Headlines

As we move into the 2nd quarter of our 2011 recap, the big news swirled around the buildup to the…

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Anthony Ervin Update: Christmas Training at SwimMAC

As the comeback of 2000 Olympic Champion Anthony Ervin continued two weeks ago at the Chesepeake Pro-Am, with a 19.41 in…

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What Ever Happened to Sean Hutchison?

In the first part of our 2011 Year in Review, we pondered what had happened to former FAST coach Sean…

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2011 Year in Swimming Review: Hutchison, Trojan, Nolan, and Thorpe Comeback Highlight First Quarter

As 2011 winds down, and swimming as largely at a lull, now is a good time to reflect on the…

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In Briefs: SwimMAC/FAST/Cal Men Next Up at OTC; Brits Head to California

College teams aren’t the only ones that take Holiday training trips. Two big professional training squads will be headed to…

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Update: NAG Record Breaker Michael Andrew to Stay in the United States

When we spoke with Peter Andrew a week ago, the father and coach of National Age Group record-breaker Michael Andrew,…

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2011 Mid-Term Swimming Comeback Report Card

As 2011 comes to an end, and we can almost begin talking about “this year’s” Olympics rather than “next year’s”, it’s…

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SwimMAC Wins USA Swimming Club Excellence Title

USA Swimming has released the 2012 “Medal Awards” that awards teams based on their all-around performance in the pool, and…

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Bluefish Senior Makes Recruiting Statement; Mellouli Represents Huge for Tunisia at Pan Arab Games, Virginia Grad Wins Two Titles Too

Over the past weekend, there were several big-time records broken both around the country and the world, and not all…

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