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Reader’s Digest Says Franklin Is One of 50 “Surprising Reasons We Love America”

A spread from the latest issue of Reader’s Digest, where Missy Franklin is named as a “Surprising Reason Why we Love America.”

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The Opaque: White Water Swimming with Nathan Adrian and Jessica Hardy (Video)

Carlos Serrao/The Departamento direct Speedo Athletes Nathan Adrian + Jessica Hardy in this slow motion video of white water swimming. via ESPN The Magazine

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Final Numbers Are In For Season 1 of “What Would Ryan Lochte Do”

Ryan Lochte completed a great meet in Santa Clara on the same day as the season finale of his reality TV Show. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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Speedo vs. TYR: A Legal Analysis of the Tech Suit Debacle

In his paper, “The Need for Speed: How High-Technology Swimsuits Changed the Sport of Swimming”, law student David Meyer discusses the legal aspects of the 2009 tech suit debacle

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Esther Williams, Silver Screen Swimming Champion, Dies at 91

Esther Williams, a swimming champion who parlayed her success in the pool into a Hollywood career, has died. She was 91 years old. (MGM/photo)

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Kyllianen, Koski, Seppala Among 10 for Finnish World Championship team

The Finnish Swimming Association has announced a 10-swimmer roster that will travel to the 2013 World Championships at the end…

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Florida’s Elizabeth Beisel Named Academic All-American of the Year

Florida’s Elizabeth Beisel was named the Academic All-American of the Year for the At-Large category. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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100-Meter Freestyle: Nathan Adrian against Spitz, Weissmuller, and Other Historic Greats – Video

Nathan Adrian, 2012 Olympic Champion in the 100 meter freestyle, is fast, but how does he compare to Mark Spitz and Johnny Weissmuller? (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Lendrum, Owens, Floyd, Gustafson Make Academic All-American First Team

USC’s Alex Lendrum is among five swimmers named to the Capital One Academic All-American First Team. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Widmann, Rubin Named Division II Academic All-Americans of the Year

Swimmers swept the day in Division II, as Julie Widmann (above) from Ashland and Mark Rubin from Incarnate Word won the At-Large Academic All-American of the Year Awards.

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Prince William Swimming Lessons Ambassador

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, son of Princess Diana and Prince Charles, knows the sport of swimming. Recent images of…

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Funding Cuts Force Britain to Further Limit Roster Size for World Championships

After cutting one of the Intensive Training Centers in February, more effects of the nearly £4 million in funding cuts…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Michael Andrew’s NAG Record

Michael Andrew (with sister Michaela) broke his 32nd National Age Group Record this past weekend in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Hannah Miley to Race 6 Events at British Trials

Great Britain’s Hannah Miley has loaded up her schedule with a pair of new events for this year’s World Championship Trials. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Fran Crippen Meet of Champions Begins Thursday in Mission Viejo

The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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