Aaron Peirsol

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

Dave and Gary Discuss the Sport’s Greatest, Kind Of

David: Coming in at number five: Shirley Babashoff. Queen Shali Baba was as good as they come, and one of the few people I can think of where saying “she went postal” means she went on to have a great job with benefits.

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Josh Davis Honors His Mother & Swim Moms

Joan Marie Ashcraft Davis, mother of five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis, passed away last night. Josh, a beloved swimmer and…

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London’s Swimming, Come on Down

Now that Olympic Trials are over, a new level of excitement and nervous energy slowly begins to ramp up. The…

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Loaded Lineup for Trials Autograph Sessions

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Peter Vanderkaay will be among those signing in Omaha (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Nick Thoman, US Olympic Trials Preview

“Thoman faces-off with David Plummer, Matt Grevers and many more in the men’s 100 backstroke at US Olympic Trials in Omaha.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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SwimSpray: NCAA Championships to Open Water Challenges

“We’ve noticed that SwimSpray has recently sponsored a bunch of open water swims, including the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, the Minnetonka Challenge, U.S. Masters 9+ Mile Open Water Championship, and The Tulsa Swim.”

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The Callout: March 26, 2012

Callouts for empty seats in Federal Way and for Peirsol and other alumni for making it to NCAAs

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Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, at 2012 Men’s NCAAs

Aaron Peirsol, 7-time Olympic Medalist, talks about his support for the Longhorns and his excitement for the 2012 London Olympics.

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5 Big Questions for Night 2 at Men’s NCAA’s (2012)

Dax Hill has a big strategy question to answer on night 2 at the Men’s NCAA Championships (Photo Courtesy ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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5 Things to Watch on Day 2 Prelims/Finals in Shanghai

With a couple of hours to go until the second prelims session begins in Shanghai, let’s briefly look at a…

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Fantasy Camp: Speedo Takes Home Inaugural Sponsor 'Ship Title With Win Over Arena

Remember, not all of these athletes are sponsored by the brand for whom they are swimming. Some of them fall…

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Fantasy Camp: Team Speedo Fights Back on Day 2 at the Sponsor 'Ship

Preview |  Day 1 |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Not surprisingly, the Arena Elite team jumped out to a…

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Fantasy Camp: 2011 Sponsor 'Ship Kicks Off on Day 1 With Heavy Focus on Sprints

Remember, not all of these athletes are sponsored by the brand for whom they are swimming. Some of them fall…

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Fantasy Camp: Team Speedo vs. Arena Elite Team (Preview)

For years, Speedo has been dominating the world of swimming sponsorships, so much so that the term “Speedo” has become…

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Margaret Hoelzer Officially Retiring from Competitive Swimming

The latest swimmer to entering the revolving door of competitive swimming is American backstroker Margaret Hoelzer, who has announced just…

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