Dana Vollmer

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“The butterfly is really about grace and rhythm. I think about being light in the water and everything moving forward as I swim.“

Golden Goggles Early Voting Update: Phelps, Ledecky Lead 2 Each

With the 2016 Golden Goggles approaching, SwimSwam has put together an analysis of the voting up to this point.

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David Plummer: Faces of Fearless

David Plummer, a 30 year old alum of the Minnesota Golden Gophers finally reached his ultimate goal this summer. At…


The Official SwimSwam Ballot For The 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

SwimSwam’s take on the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards nominees.


Michael Phelps Nominated For 5 Golden Goggle Awards

Michael Phelps leads all athletes with 5 Golden Goggles nominations, per the official ballot released by USA Swimming today.


Nutrition Energy Zappers & Symptom Starters

What are the possible signals your body might be sending to let you know a particular food might not be working?


2016 U.S. Olympic Team Gets Their Day at the White House

2016 Olympic Champion and 100 backstroke World Record holder Ryan Murphy checked in live from the White House on Thursday as…


Happy 44th Birthday Josh Davis!

Here’s a little more info about the birthday boy and the Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic.


Kelsi Worrell Throws First Pitch at Philadelphia Phillies Game

After returning as an Olympic gold medalist from the Rio Olympics, Kelsi Worrell threw the first pitch in today’s Philadelphia Phillies game.


Most Dominant Swims of the 2016 Olympic Games Days 7 and 8

Daily Dominance is the best way to describe the swimming competition in Rio.


Day 8 Relay Lineups: No Major Surprises On Medley Rosters

Cate Campbell has given the freestyle leg on Australia’s medley relay despite fading to 6th in the individual race, getting beaten by her sister Bronte.

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Medley Relay Preview: U.S. Women In Command, Men In For Close Battle

Check out a full preview of tonight’s medley relays, with full projections of all 16 finalists based off of their flat start times done here in Rio.


Weir Baffled By Coaches Relay Decision: ‘I can’t make any sense of it’

Amanda Weir was shocked with the decision made by the American coaches to leave her off the women’s 400 free relay.


Day 5 Relay Speculation: 4th Member Up The In Air For American Women

The fourth member of the American women’s 800 free relay is the burning question in today’s relay speculation post.


Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.


Dana Vollmer: I did what I set out to do (Video)

Defending Olympic champion Dana Vollmer managed to get on the podium. Vollmer was a 56.63 to take the bronze.

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