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Speedo-clad Seton Hall Swim Team and The Art of the Free Throw Distraction

“Determined to help their Seton Hall basketball compatriots against Louisville, the Seton Hall Swim Team went Speedo-clad to the game, sitting right behind the basketball hoop in the direct eyeline of free throw shooters.”


1967 AAU Handbook Sets 20-Yard Targets for Michigan, EMU

In anticipation of a cool meet in Ann Arbor, let’s take a fun look into the annals of swimming history. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Schlanger takes the 100 freestyle with ease, on the first night of the Victorian Open Championships

In what was billed to be the main event of the 2013 Victorian Open Championships Melanie Schlanger defeated her Olympic…

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Former CUBU Coach Noah Rucker Convicted in Virginia Under “Alford Plea”

Former swim coach Noah Rucker pled to a misdemeanor charge on Tuesday in Fairfax County Court.


As SwimSwam Surpasses 20,000 Facebook Fans, a Chance to Give Back

2012 was a banner year for us here at SwimSwam. That’s because it was our first year. As I write…


Michigan, Eastern Michigan to Shoot For Unusual Records in 20-Yard Dual

Michigan coach Mike Bottom is constantly pushing the envelope in the sport of swimming.


Coach’s Log: Paul Yetter of T2 Aquatics (with video)

Paul Yetter contributes to SwimSwam Coach’s Log and he was kind enough to not only provide 3 workouts and a brief written explanation, but he also answered some of my questions in a SwimSwam Skype Interview. (Photo by


Nort Thornton, Olympic Coach and Legend shares importance of change

Katrina Radke interviews Olympic Coach and legend Nort Thornton. His successes are numerous: several NCAA Championship titles as a coach…


Wayland Baptist University Adds New College Swimming program in Texas

Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas (in the panhandle, about midway between Lubbock and Amarillo) announced earlier this week that…


Toronto Pool to receive major upgrade for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

With Toronto, Ontario, Canada hosting the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games, one of their aquatic facilities is about…

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Mind Grinder Swimming Sets and Exploring Your Limits

Chuck Warner, author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details…


A Ryan Lochte Fashion Line Will be a Reality

Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Southern California Swimming Wins Pacific Coast All-Stars

Swimming phenoms Jessica Epps and Hunter Hitchens racing their way to victory for Southern California Swimming.

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Kiwis Vie for Open water World Championship Spots at Lake Taupo Race

Radford sprinting into the finish at the 2010 Tiburon Mile. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim

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After Two-Year Wait, Indian Swimmer Hit with Two-Year Doping Ban

In what was headline news in India, three swimmers (and 11 athletes total) in India who had been appealing doping suspensions…

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