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Tips for Open Water Swimming: Coach Catherine Vogt Shares Insight

Coach Catherine Vogt knows open water swimming – she has helped guide Haley Anderson to the podium at the Olympics and World Championships

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North Texas Goes to Central Texas: Ringgold Verbally Commits to Longhorns

Eddie Reese gets back to his roots of recruiting the state of Texas very well.

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Marie-Pierre Delisle Gives UCLA Fourth Sub-56 Backstroker in Class of 2014

The UCLA Bruins are amassing some impressive depth in their backstroke class of 2014.

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JuCo National Champion Marc Rojas Verbally Commits to Florida State

Marc Rojas was the 1650 free national champion last year, but this summer may have turned a corner in the breaststrokes.

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NorCal Breaststroker Brittany Oxley Commits to South Carolina

Brittany Oxley from the Arden Hills Swim Club and Vista Del Lago High School in Northern California has verbally committed…

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Matt Whittle Verbally Commits to Cal

Matt Whittle of the Davis Aquadarts has verbally committed to Cal.

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Canadian Tia VanLandeghem Commits to Pitt

Canadian Tia VanLandeghem will come to the United States for her college swimming.

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Missy Franklin Pranked Teri McKeever in Commitment Call

Verbal commitments are the rage this fall on SwimSwam, driving a large audience fueled by college swimming passion. Missy Franklin,…

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Today In Swimming History: October 16th, The First Woman Swims Across The English Channel

Today in swimming history Gertrude “Trudy” Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926. In doing so, she set the English Channel record and her time stood as the fastest time in the world until 1950.

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: Ruta Meilutyte Breaks World Record in Moscow

Ruta Meilutyte broke a World Record in Moscow, despite focusing on studying this year.

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The SEC and Mountain West Conferences Announce Weekly Award Winners

The SEC and Mountain West conferences released their weekly swimming and diving awards. Marcelo Chierighini (pictured above) was the SEC Men’s Swimmer of the Week after swimming a 19.93 and 44.09 in the 50 and 100 freestyles.

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Swimming Australia to Hire Jacco Verahaeren as New Head Coach; Troy ‘Had Conversations” for Job

Double Olympic Champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo is one of Verhaeren’s biggest success stories.

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Patrick Conaton Verbally Commits to Stanford

The Stanford men are working on rebuilding depth with this year’s recruiting class.

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Park Returns To Competition At Aquatic Centre That Bears His Name

Park Tae-Hwan will be returning to competition at the National Sports Festival which is being held in Incheon, South Korea…

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