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Dana Vollmer Olympic Butterfly Focus: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Vollmer, 100 butterfly defending Olympic Champion, appears better than ever after clocking 56.9 in Mesa, her best in-season swim ever.

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Michael Phelps 200 Free Focus: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Predicting Michael Phelps’ 200 free future isn’t easy, but we can try…

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Ledecky Dominates Men in Swim Practice: GMM presented by SwimOutlet

Olympic champion Katie Ledecky dominates the men, USA National Team men, in swim practice. I think we all suspected this at the club level, but not among elites. That’s brutal, and so awesome.

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SwimSwam Co-Founder, GoldMedalMel, Inducted into North Carolina SHOF

On Friday night the Class of 2016 was formally inducted into the North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame. In addition…

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North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Honorees

This year’s inductees are Erika Braun, Ricky Berens, Cullen Jones, David Marsh, and Mel Stewart. The Induction Ceremony will be Friday evening, April 29 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, NC.

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Michael Phelps 100 Butterfly Focus: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

How hard will Chad le Clos and Joseph Schooling challenge Michael Phelps in Rio? What swimmers will edge these stars to get on the podium?

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Missy Franklin Back to Olympic Form: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Since Missy Franklin’s stunning performance at the 2013 World Championships where she pulled down six gold medals, she has had moments of greatest and her fair share of challenges.

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Nathan Adrian on the Road to the Olympics: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Nathan Adrian, the 100 freestyle Olympic Games defending champion, stays in his own lane on the Road to Rio.

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Dressel Dash for Stache Challenge, Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

After Caeleb Dressel’s 18.23 50 yard free U.S. Open and American Record at the 2016 SEC Championships you have to ask yourself, can he dip under 18 seconds?

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How Fast Will Hosszu Swim 400 IM in Rio? Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

How fast do you think Katinka Hosszu will swim the 400 IM at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio?

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How Fast Will Ledecky Swim 800 Free in Omaha? Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

How fast do you think Katie Ledecky will swim the 800 meter free at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha?

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Should Ryan Lochte Race 400 IM in Rio? Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Will Ryan race 400 IM in Omaha…or at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio? If so, how fast will he go?

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Michael Phelps Sounds Like a Swim Coach: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Does Michael Phelps sound more and more like a swim coach? Listen to his feedback to Ryan Lochte about the 400 IM.

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Michael Phelps With a Massive Beard: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Michael Phelps sports a massive beard, and he opens up about his raw feature in Sports Illustrated Magazine.

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