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CSCAA Announces Division I All-American Lists; Georgia Scores Highest With 27

Arizona’s Margo Geer is one of 7 Division I swimmers who were named First Team All-Americans in all 7 of their NCAA events. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Drury Swimming & Diving Head Coach Issued Public Reprimand by NCAA [Updated with Statement from Drury]

A “public reprimand” and “certain penalties” have been issued against Drury head coach Brian Reynolds for misconduct during the 2013…

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Arena USA Chief Tim McCool Addresses FINA Non-Compliant Suit

“Early Monday morning Arena USA distributed a press release, “Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro”. SwimSwam spoke with Tim McCool, who helms Arena USA, shortly after the release went live.”

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Michael Phelps Second Most Influential Athlete in United States

According to Forbes.com, Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps falls behind football star Tim Tebow. Forbes reported the news based on surveys conducted…

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Amazing Video of Killer Whales Surfing Behind Boat

Rich and Laura Howard of OceansofImages.com were in La Paz, Mexico celebrating their 20th Wedding Anniversary when nearly 20 killer…

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Brits, Home Team Canadians Announce Teams for IPC World Championships

The host teams from Canada and the mega-squad from Great Britain both announced their IPC World Championship rosters this week.

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Excerpt from Buoyant, The Book By Aaron Peirsol’s Mother

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Buoyant: How Water and Willpower Helped Wella to Channel Aaron and Hayley Peirsol has been…

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American Record on Watch at 2013 Charlotte Grand Prix (Psych Sheets & Preview)

Glenview Titans swimmer Olivia Smoliga could scare an American Record in the 50 backstroke this weekend in Charlotte. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro – Updated

“In February 2013, FINA, the international governing body for all aquatic sports, requested compliance information regarding one of the Arena POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro racing suits (woman full body open back – FINA approval code AR220993), purchased during routine testing.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Why Are High School Students on the World University Games Team?

Chelsea Chenault (above) and Jack Conger both earned their tickets to Kazaan, Russia despite being just shy of their University years. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Does Water Have Memory

If you spend, as many swimmers do, up to 20 hours per week in the water at swim practice, this…

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2013 Winter Juniors Time Standards Overall Get Faster, But Not By Much

Defending Winter Junior Nationals 200 backstroker Kathleen Baker doesn’t have to worry about qualifying for the 2013 meet, but she may be facing fewer competitors after the women’s backstroke qualifying standards stiffened significantly. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Plenty of NCAA DI Coaching Jobs Still Available

While a number of coaching positions were filled last week (the most prominent being Auburn Associate Head Coach Frank Bradley accepting…

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Olympian and Masters Champion, David Sims, Breaks 200 Fly 2 Minute Barrier

David Sims is supposed to be a miler. That’s the event in which he made the 1980 Olympic Swimming Team,…

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Amini Fonua: Our Sport Has Thrived Because of the Open Minds that People Have

Amini Fonua says even being gay, he never felt like an outcast at the most conservative college in America. (Seen above with US and Texas A&M track star Jeneba Tarmoh and fellow A&M breaststroker Breeja Larson at the 2012 Olympic Games).

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