Aaron Peirsol

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

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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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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