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RACE VIDEO: Ervin Drops 19.4 at Imagine Invite

Imagine Swimming, the premier swim school of New York City, has been creative and proactive in the swimming community. In addition to teaching children the lifesaving skill to swim, they were the first to step up and support Anthony Ervin on his path to the London Olympics, and now they’re hosting the annual Imagine Invite swim meet.

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Art of the Cap: Cullen Jones x Jolby & Friends

Olympic gold medalist and swim safety advocate Cullen Jones teamed up with Jolby & Friends, a collaborative creative studio based in Portland, Oregon, to design a swim cap for those who “dare to be different.”

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VIDEO: Tenn VOLS Brad Craig Breakout Breaststroke Star

Tennessee grad Brad Craig took the 200 breaststroke crown at U.S. Winter Nationals, going 1:52.99.

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Paul Bergen International Now Called Thunderbolt Junior International SCM Championships

The Tualatin Hills Swim Club has changed the name of its 15-year old SCM international meet.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Nick Thoman Gets Three American Records

Nick Thoman has swum two meets in the last 16 months, but he’s made them count.

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Art of the Cap: Natalie Coughlin x Adhemas Batista

Natalie Coughlin, the most decorated U.S. female Olympian of all time, and Adhemas Batista, a Brazilian artist whose innovative illustrations and designs feature bold, beautiful colors, created a lyrical swim cap inspired by Natalie’s love of the ocean.

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NCAA “A” Cut update: list of automatic qualifiers nearly doubles over weekend

31 more athletes punched their tickets to the NCAA championships with automatic invite times at meets over the weekend.

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Weekend Winners: Utah Utes, Breaststrokers, SwimMAC and More!

Katie Ledecky proved over the weekend that she is a once-in-a-generation distance swimmer, which could be a big win financially (if she wants it).

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Letter to the Editor: Do Swim Fans Spit on Spitz? Is Phelps The Clear-Cut GOAT?

Has Mark Spitz been unfairly forgotten in the conversation for the Greatest Swimmer of All-Time?

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VIDEO: Laura Sogar sort of rested at Texas Invite, Did the Distance Taper

Laura Sogar was all business in the 200 breast, taking home the title in 2:08.01. Arizona’s Emma Schoettmer did her best to steal the race, closing on Sogar hard over the final 100, but was forced to settle for second in 2:08.44.

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VIDEO: McBroom Drops 14:31 in the Mile, a Tune-up for Duel in the Pool

Former Texas star Michael McBroom dominated the men’s mile, going 14:31.73, a lifetime-best for the former NCAA champ.

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Art of the Cap: Ryan Lochte x Dave Kinsey

Art of the Cap brings swimming and creativity together to create positive change in the world. Speedo USA paired five Olympic athletes with five inspiring artists to design limited-edition caps for five worthy causes.

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USA Water Polo Names Jack Kocur Men’s Senior National Team Assistant Coach

Jack Kocur: “I am thankful that Coach Udovicic and the USA Water Polo Federation trust in my ability to help this program achieve excellence and am thrilled for the opportunity to continue working under one of the best coaches in the world.”

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VIDEO: Missy Franklin loves College at Cal

Video interview is courtesy of Kelsey Floyd. Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges.

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VIDEO: Adrian Wanted to Be a Little Faster than 41.3

Video interview is courtesy of Kelsey Floyd. Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges.

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