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Raya Mellott Swims 1:08 100 Breast, 2nd All-Time Fastest 13-14 Behind Amanda Beard

14-year-old Mellott swam a 1:08.77 100 breast in Irvine to become the 2nd all-time fastest 13-14 swimmer behind seven-time Olympic medalist Amanda Beard.

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Lucy Thomas Breaks Juniors Meet Record in 100 Breast, #6 15-16 All Time

Elmbrook Swim Club’s Lucy Thomas blasted a new lifetime best of 1:08.07 in the 100 breast to break the Juniors meet record.

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Longtime Central Pennsylvania Coach Rusty Owens Dies At 84

Russell “Rusty” Owens was a staple of the Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg swimming community, and coached a pair of Olympic medalists.

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10 Oldest Remaining U.S. NAG Records

Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.

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7-Time World Record Holder Kight-Wingard Inducted into Maryland HOF

Michael Phelps was in attendance at the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame ceremony, but it was his sister Whitney who earned her 2nd and 3rd honor.

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Nutrition Tips: Check Your Cereal

When I decided to transform my eating habits in order to achieve better health and increase performance, I realized the ‘healthy cereal’ I was eating wasn’t so healthy.

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Do You Have an Elite Nutrition Mindset?

There are 3 keys to having an elite mindset with your nutrition plan.

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10 Oldest Long Course U.S. NAG records still on the books

With the next month or so likely to bring with it a healthy wave of new National Age Group (NAG) records, SwimSwam decided to take a look at the current record book for the oldest NAGs on record.

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