Ian Crocker

Adam Barrett Takes British Record with 49.21 for #1 in 100 Fly Semis

Adam Barrett set a new British record in tonight’s semifinals of the 100 fly to qualify first, shaving .10 off his previous mark.

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8 Times The Fastest U.S. Swim Ever Isn’t The American Record

When is the fastest swim ever done by an American not considered the American record? There are currently 8 such swims on the books, courtesy of a unique rules anomaly.

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Happy 44th Birthday Josh Davis!

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

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Happy 34th Birthday Ian Crocker!

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

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For the First Time In History, Phelps Appears Content In Defeat

For the first time ever, Michael Phelps seemed content with his swim despite not winning the race.

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Schooling Surpasses Crocker for Fastest Ever Textile 100 Fly

Joseph Schooling won gold and set a new textile record with his 50.39 victory in the 100 fly Friday night in Rio.

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Day 7 Finals Preview: Phelps Seeks 5th, Hosszu & Ledecky Eye 4th Golds

Katie Ledecky will look for her second straight 800 free Olympic title tonight.

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Dive Into the Records with Barry Revzin

Barry Revzin shares with us the world records progressions over the year, with graphs and explanations.

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2016 US Olympic Trials: Ranking Phelps’ +1 In the Men’s 100 Fly

After looking through results form US Nationals, Arena Pro Swim Series, NCAA’s, and even Sectionals and various club invitationals, the following list has been compiled with my predictions for how the race in Omaha will shake out.

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Obi Wan Swimobi to reveal Jedi Secrets

In honor of Star Wars Day, here is an update of what some of our Jedi Olympic Swimmers are doing to pass their knowledge on to the next generation of Swimming Jedi’s.

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Biggest Worry about Olympic Trials answered by Mutual of Omaha

If you’re a swimmer going to U.S. Olympic Trials, you are in for the most inspirational meet you will ever see. But the biggest concern of you (and your coach) is where you are going to train while enjoying this amazing event.

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Worrell, Shields, Miller, and The Men’s Medley Relay Lower American Records

Simone Manuel, Cody Miller, Kelsi Worrell, Tom Shields, and the men’s medley relay all lowered American records on the first day of the 2015 Duel In the Pool.

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2015 World Championships 100 Fly Final Fastest Textile Ever

Chad le Clos is on the leading edge of a wave of swimmers, both veterans and youngsters, who are bringing times in the 100 fly to where they haven’t been outside of the supersuit era.

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Schooling Breaks Asian Record in 100 Fly

Joseph Schooling broke the Asian Record in the 100 fly en route to a bronze medal at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Record in Kazan, Russia.

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Elizabeth Beisel Joins Mutual of Omaha Gold Medal Team

Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has joined Mutual of Omaha’s Gold Medal Team, a select group of active and retired swimmers, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha, who represent the sport to young people across the country.

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