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Hounds Raise $8,000 in Swim Across America Event

The Assumption College Women’s Swimming and Diving team took part in the Swim Across America event this past weekend at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Rhode Island. The Hounds raised $8,000 during the event, with that money going directly to the Women’s and Infant’s Oncology section that specializes in Ovarian Cancer Research.

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SMU Men’s Swimming and Diving Adds Mitch Dansky To Its Staff

The SMU men’s swimming and diving team has hired Mitch Dansky as its assistant men’s swimming coach effective Monday, September 16, 2013. He replaces Andy Kershaw, who was named head women’s swimming and diving coach at the University of Miami (Fla.). (Image courtesy of SMU)

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USA Swimming Surpasses 400,000 Members in Record Year

Somewhere Michael Phelps is cheering! The Olympic icon’s goal has always been to grow the sport. Today USA Swimming reports that it has eclipsed more than 400,000 members and saw its largest year-round athlete membership growth in the organization’s history. (Image courtesy of USpresswire)

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Michael Andrew to Compete at The Fastest Man in Texas Shootout

Michael Andrew, the youngest professional swimmer ever, is racing at The Fastest Man in Texas Shootout in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday, November 9th, for a chance to win $10,001. (Image courtesy of TA)

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Engine Swimwear Drives into USA Market With New Head Designer

After recently launching into North America, Australian born company Engine has recently appointed revered designer Britta Cabanos to head up their Design Department as Swimwear Design Director. Britta will join former champion, USA Olympic swimmer Roque Santos, Director & Partner of Engine USA. (Image courtesy of Engine)

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Tokyo Selected to host 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Istanbul and Madrid Eliminated

Tokyo has been selected as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, thus making Japan the first Asian country to ever host the Summer Olympic Games twice.

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Shark Showdown Film & Video Week Underwater Filming Competition

Bimini Sands Resort & Marina and its on-site dive operation, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, are proud to announce they will host the inaugural Shark Showdown Film & Video Week early next year.

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Ale Named Diving Coach for Western Kentucky University

An experienced diver, Ale comes to Bowling Green as a Junior World Trials gold medalist on platform, a Junior and Senior National Championship finalist, an Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA Zone finalist and a three-time Master’s National Champion, and also represented the United States in the Junior World Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Choose Dolfin for your Swim Team this Season

Dolfin has been a leader in quality products at a value price for over 50 years. As this fall/winter swim season fast approaches us, Dolfin is excited to offer teams more swimwear, accessories, and apparel than ever before. (Image courtesy of Dolfin)

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FASTER Finds Free Speed for Swimmers, Cyclists, and Runners

Astronautical engineer and triathlon journalist Jim Gourley explores the forces at play in the swim-bike-run sport to find techniques and tweaks that earn new speed at no cost. He offers science-based guidance on faster methods and effective gear that’s actually worth an upgrade. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpicture)

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Malibu C and U.S. Masters Swimming Partner to Support and Encourage Swimmers

“Malibu C’s gentle, eco-conscious line of personal care products meets the needs of our diverse membership base of both competitive and fitness swimmers, whether they swim daily or once a week,” says Rob Butcher, Masters Swimming’s executive director.

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