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The Wishlist: 16 Gifts Swimmers Really, Really Want

Tight lane ropes, pace clocks that are easy to read, and lane-mates that can circle swim properly. Here 16 ideas for presents that swimmers actually want.

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Australia

Cave Takes Down Two More Records at Australian State Teams Age Champs

17 year old Daniel Cave of Victoria took down his second and third competition records on the final day of the 2016 Australian Sate Teams Age Group Short Course Championships…

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College Recruiting

7x South Carolina HS Champs, Sydney and Maddie Baker, Commit to UNC

Sydney Baker and Maddie Baker of Middle Tyger YMCA have opted to swim for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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College

Gator Freshmen Rooney, Sargent Named Most Outstanding At All-FL Invite

On the final night of the 2016 All-Florida Invite, Florida freshman Maxime Rooney picked up his first-ever collegiate win in the men’s 200 back, clocking a time of 1:47.63.

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College Recruiting

Buffalo Gets a Verbal Commitment from Colorado’s Brittney Beetcher

Brittney Beetcher of Fairview High School and Rally Sport Aquatics has made a verbal commitment to swim for the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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The Wishlist: 16 Gifts Swimmers Really, Really Want

Tight lane ropes, pace clocks that are easy to read, and lane-mates that can circle swim properly. Here 16 ideas for presents that swimmers actually want.

Cave Takes Down Two More Records at Australian State Teams Age Champs

17 year old Daniel Cave of Victoria took down his second and third competition records on the final day of the 2016 Australian Sate Teams Age Group Short Course Championships…

7x South Carolina HS Champs, Sydney and Maddie Baker, Commit to UNC

Sydney Baker and Maddie Baker of Middle Tyger YMCA have opted to swim for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Gator Freshmen Rooney, Sargent Named Most Outstanding At All-FL Invite

On the final night of the 2016 All-Florida Invite, Florida freshman Maxime Rooney picked up his first-ever collegiate win in the men’s 200 back, clocking a time of 1:47.63.

Buffalo Gets a Verbal Commitment from Colorado’s Brittney Beetcher

Brittney Beetcher of Fairview High School and Rally Sport Aquatics has made a verbal commitment to swim for the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Club Wolverine’s Emma Cleason Stays Put; Gives Verbal to Michigan

Emma Cleason of Ann Arbor Skyline and Club Wolverine has made a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan.

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Gustavo Borges Swims 24 Second 50 LCM Free at Age of 44

Though all eyes were on the winning Brazilian team of Bruno Fratus, Joao Gomes, Henrique de Souza, and Henrique Rodrigues in…

Canadian Breaststroker Emily Vandenberg Verbally Commits to Denver

Canadian breaststroker Emily Vandenberg has given a verbal commitment to the University of Denver for 2017-18.

Brazil Wins 2nd-Straight Raia Rapida Meet; Ervin Repeats as 50 Free Winner

Team USA returned Rio double gold medalist Anthony Ervin who competed in the 50 free, defending his title in the same pool that he became the oldest individual Olympic gold medalist in swimming.

2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Held Pounds Drum Before Panthers Game

Ryan Held (right) was honored in front of the 75,000 fans at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Sunday.

Temecula’s Madison Frederick to Take Free/Back Prowess to Boise State

Madison Frederick of Temecula Swim Club and Chaparral High School has verbally committed to swim for Boise State University beginning with the 2017-18 season.

Syrian Olympic Swimmer Yusra Mardini Speaks at Refugee Summit in NYC

Syrian Olympic Swimmer Yusra Mardini addressed national leaders at a global summit on the plight of refugees in New York City…

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UC-Santa Barbara Swimmers Disciplined for Hazing

According to a local Santa Barbara newspaper, the Noozhawk, members of the University of California, Santa Barbara’s swim teams are…

Bryce Harper Rocks Katie Ledecky in Washington Nationals Celebration

The best active baseball player on earth honored the best active swimmer on earth in his post-game celebration

Euro Junior Bronze Medalist Emma Cain Verbally Commits to UCLA

US/GB-dual citizen Emma Cain has given a verbal commitment to the UCLA Bruins for 2017-18.

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Conor Dwyer Throws Ceremonial First Pitch At Cardinals V. Cubs Game

Olympic medalist and Illinois native Conor Dwyer threw out the first pitch at the Cardinals versus Cubs game on Friday…

Artistic Athletes

Being an athlete is like being an artist. The best swimmers in the world create works of art through their approach to training, recovery, attitude and demeanor.

College Swimming Previews: One Big Loss For The #6 Alabama Men

Alabama didn’t graduate any individual NCAA points – that is, until news broke that NCAA champ Kristian Gkolomeev was out of eligibility. Now it’s up to Connor Oslin and a scary backstroke crew to carry the Crimson Tide back towards the top 10.

Free/Fly Specialist Nicole Fye Commits to Swim for Ohio State

Nicole Fye (pictured on the left), who swims for The Fish and Rock Ridge High School, is heading to The Ohio State University next fall.

Florida’s Bean Faunce Gives Verbal Nod to Alabama for 2017-18

Bean Faunce of T2 Aquatics and Estero High School made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Alabama for 2017-18.

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