Aaron Peirsol

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"My life has been no downs, just ups…knock on wood. So far, it's been all right."

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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USA Swimming Athlete Executive Committee Released 3rd Athletes’ Splash Newsletter

The USA Swimming Athlete Executive Committee releases Athletes’ Splash Newsletter to all swimming representatives and athletes. The issue’s highlights include the United States Aquatics Sports Convention, a FINA update from Aaron Piersol, USOC upadate from Peter Vanderkaay, and a World Championship recap from Ricky Berens. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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$10,001 to the Fastest Man in Texas Shootout

Josh Davis and the Mutual of Omaha BREAKout! Swim Clinic present the Fastest Man in Texas Shootout. Featured image: Dax Hill, Jimmy Feigen & Brendan Hansen (Photo Credit: MOO BOSC)

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Jason Dunford, Thiago Pereira, Aaron Peirsol Nominated to FINA Athletes Committee

5-time Olympic Champion, and 16-time World Champion, Aaron Peirsol has been re-nominated to the FINA Athletes Committee. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Izotov Posts a World’s Best of 1:44.87 Leading off the Russian Relay

Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Matt Grevers Gets Marketing Push From TYR Partner, Behind-the-Scenes of his TYR Commercial

Olympic Champion Matt Grevers takes swimswam behind-the-scenes of his latest TYR commercial. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Team Dynamics: Teammates in Practice, But Opponents In The Meet

As the stakes get higher, it becomes harder to accept that the best you had was not enough to win. It is difficult to look up at your teammate, ahead of you on the podium, because you wanted to be where they are so badly. At the same time, you are proud of how well your teammate swam. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze, swimswam.com)

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2013 Worlds Trials Preview: Up-and-Comers Chasing Grevers, Plummer

David Plummer just missed out on an Olympic birth last summer. Can he hold off the field next week in Indianapolis to secure a spot on Team USA?

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Going Retro: 2009 USA World Championship Trials Record Breakers Photo Vault

“Cullen Jones and Garrett Weber-Gale tied for second going 21.55. Two days later, the pair would race to determine the final US World Championships team spot in the event. Jones won the swim-off in an American record 21.41 to Weber-Gale’s 21.70.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictues)

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