In addition to the coaching staff, 3 current and former USA Swimming Open Water National Team members, including the defending World Champion in the 5k Ashley Twichell (above), will attend.
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High-profile swimmers such as 4-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt have opened up about their depression, helping others realize that even those who seem invincible can struggle with (and overcome!) depression.
Australia will need to do more than emulate the United States if it wants to thrive in 2020
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American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.
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USA Swimming announced today the 12 members of the Open Water National Team for 2016-17.
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Check out this video, submitted by Michigan swimming alum Emily Brunemann. Emily has been instrumental in SwimSwam’s ongoing series on mental health.
Eve and Candace, the “World’s Foremost Unknown Swim Vloggers”, traveled to Los Angelesto interview the stars on the Red Carpet before the 2015 Golden Goggles Award Show.
The University of Michigan’s “Athletes Connected” program is hosting a free webinar focused on mental health in student-athletes.
While the swimmers did well individually, they also excelled in the team scoring. Team USA had the highest overall team score of the World Championships.
A possible solution to the water quality issue, however, may be to move the events to a smaller town with less sewage contamination.