Aaron Peirsol

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Grevers Breaks Pan Pacs Record in Prelims of the Men’s 100 Back

You wouldn’t know it by hearing enthusiasm from the crowd or the announcer at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre on…

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Aaron Peirsol Still Loves Watching Backstroke – Video Interview

Meet Record: 1:53.08 – Aaron Piersol – 2009, World Record: 1:51.92 – Aaron Piersol – 2009, American Record: 1:51.92 – Aaron Piersol – 2009, US Open Record: 1:53.08 – Aaron Piersol – 2009

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5 great open water swims in the U.S. for your swimming calendar

It’s that time of year up here in the northern hemisphere; summer time! With hot weather, lot’s of daylight and warmer water it’s big time open water season. With that in mind here’s some of our favorite open water swimming events.

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Aaron Peirsol to Begin Work as Newport Beach “Rookie” Lifeguard on Saturday

According to local paper the Daily Pilot, World Record holder and 5-time Olympic gold medalist Aaron Peirsol will begin a new…

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Ask Chloe Sutton

If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.

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Arena Grand PrixView Featuring Peirsol Offers Opportunity for Local Swimmers

As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.

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Chun to lead new Lindenwood University – Belleville Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Program

Wherever Mandy Chun seems to go teams sprout up. Last year the energetic young coach got Maryville University’s women’s program off…

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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol to Host Arena Grand PrixView in Orlando

5-time Olympic gold medalist Aaron Peirsol: “We all need to remember why we fell in love with this sport, and I hope I can help send that message through this event series.”

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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol Breaks Down Arena Shark Tank at the Arena Grand Prix (Video)

Olympic champion, Aaron Peirol, is an Arena Ambassador. Peirsol works with Arena USA to promote the sport at the grassroots level. He and Olympic peer, Matt McClean, along with Rowdy Gaines, hosted an event to engage youth swimmers from the Austin area.

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2014 Arena Grand Prix in Austin, Day 3 Photo Vault

Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko, rafaeldomeyko.com, for these beautiful swimming photos. Featured Image: Olympic Champions Aaron Peirsol)

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Matt McLean Offers Insight on NBAC & Explains his Takeaway From the 2012 Olympics (Video)

Matt McLean drills down on training at Bob Bowman’s NBAC. Training has been challenging, but perfect for his goals moving toward the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Aaron Peirsol to compete at King & Queen of the Sea open water event in Brazil

The legendary backstroker will be back in competition at an open water event in Brazil.

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Revenge of the Nerds, Part 2: All-Time Men’s Olympic Medal Winners

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?

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Aaron Peirsol Hiking the John Muir Trail to Raise Money for Cancer Survivors

Aaron Peirsol is hiking the John Muir Trail to raise money for We Are Ocean, a non-profit organization that teaches cancer survivors to live post-treatment through ocean-based adventures.

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The Rivalry: The Greatest Swimming Rivalry of All Time (Documentary Film)

From the swimming vaults of a little website known as swimnetwork, a swimming documentary was captured. It was (and is) perhaps the greatest “rivalry documentary film” ever produced. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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