Aaron Peirsol

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

Golden Goggles Red Carpet [Part 2]: The Juggernauts Come Out to Play

After two years of decorative lapel-adornments, Ryan Lochte has opted for a much cleaner look at this year’s event.

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Ryan Murphy Breaks 100 Back High School National Record (Update with video)

Swim News: “Murphy touched the wall in 45.34!” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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The American Swimming Team – Dominant or In Decline?

“By any account the American Swimming Team’s performance in London…was one of the most dominant in Olympic history.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Dave and Gary Reemerge…with an All-Star Cast

Gary: We tricked ’em!
David: Not cool bro. Well, at least we assembled today’s hottest swim celebs to make up for it.

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The American Swimming Team, Natalie Coughlin and You

Swim News: How would you rate Natalie Coughlin’s Olympic year? (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Mann and Heron win Jr. Pan Pacs 10K – Video Interviews and Highlights from Waimea Bay

Photo Credit: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography / follow @mike2swim

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Dave and Gary: Aaron Peirsol Ladies and Gentlemen

Aaron Peirsol? On our column? I know, it seems too good to be true. But it is!

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World Record Prospects for American Medley Relays

Can a confident Rebecca Soni lead the American women to a World Record on Saturday? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPicturs.com)

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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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