competitive swimming

10 Signs You’re a Retired Swimmer

#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.


10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.


Water Is My Sky – Special Offer To Reach Kickstarter Goal of $50,000 Within 8 Days

With one week left in the Water is My Sky Kickstarter campaign, they have a very special opportunity that could potentially help them take a giant step toward achieving their total fundraising goal of $50,000! (Featured image: Anthony Ervin)


Eve and Candace on: Michael Phelps Comeback

Eve and Candace are the world’s number one swimming fans and reporters on all aspect of swim lifestyle content.

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Lessons From Legends: Coach Ray Bussard, An Independent Mind

Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.


Great Recruit Video: Utah Swimming and Diving

“Overall, I felt like this was the school where I could spend the next four years of my life.” –Maddy Meisel


Make Training Fun with the Mermaid Fin

There is often only one opportunity to introduce a child to the sport of swimming. The FINIS Mermaid Fin is a legitimate early training tool that introduces our great sport in a fun and imaginative way, making it a great addition to any backyard pool or swim center.

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The Swim Team Store expands national sales force with two new hires

“Our growth in the team market has been very rapid, and we’re going to maintain the customer service that got us here.” states Vice President of Sales, Matt Zimmer. “Amy and Missy fully understand the importance of strong customer outreach, and the technology that allows us to make team fulfillment as easy as it can be.”

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Bodysurfing Ho’okipa

From Mike Donohoe, the filmmaker: “If you’ve been to Maui you may know Ho’okipa surf break. There aren’t too many regular body surfers there… It’s one of my favorite places to swim. Since retiring from swimming in 2007, I have struggled to get back into competitive swimming. Body surfing has replaced racing as my favorite in water activity.

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Summer Swim Teams – Summer League Swimming Love – Featured Video

Summer League Swimming is the cultural bridge to year-round swimming, that first step toward loving the sport. (Image courtesy of Robert Lawrence)


Swimming Canada Seeks Chief Executive Officer

“Swimming Canada is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to build on this success nationally and lead it to greater achievements.”

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Outex Underwater SLR Camera Accessory Created by Olympic Swimmer, Kickstarter Project Exceeds Goal In 7 Days

“Outex enables you to capture stunning underwater images!” (Photo Credit: JR deSouza)

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U.S. Masters Swimming Redesigns Website

“A few years ago, we created a new USMS brand identity that showcases Masters swimming’s expanded interests of fitness swimming, triathletes, open water, and of course competitive swimming,” said Executive Director Rob Butcher. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Hurricane Sandy and Swimming Life Lessons

Hurricane Sandy caused over 100 deaths and damage that will require over 50 billion dollars to rebuild. (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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