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Jason Lezak & Seeds of Third Effort

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Revenge of the Nerds, Part 2: All-Time Men’s Olympic Medal Winners

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?

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Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts

If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.

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The USA Swimming Foundation Heads to Southern California For the US Open and Speedo Jr Nationals

Join Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones, Janet Evans, and Jason Lezak to support the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to Save Lives and Build Champions. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Team Dynamics: Teammates in Practice, But Opponents In The Meet

As the stakes get higher, it becomes harder to accept that the best you had was not enough to win. It is difficult to look up at your teammate, ahead of you on the podium, because you wanted to be where they are so badly. At the same time, you are proud of how well your teammate swam. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze, swimswam.com)

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Jason Lezak Back in the Pool for Anchor Leg at U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals during Gold Medal Delivery

In addition to swimming the relay and the Gold Medal Delivery, Lezak will judge a special “Lezak Catchphrase/Internet Meme Contest,” taking place over the next three weeks through July 10, in which the winner with the best Lezak submission will win a $100 SwimOutlet.com gift card, a USMS-branded baseball cap, a two-year USMS membership, and other goodies.

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Jason Lezak Gold Medal Delivery Photo Vault

“Olympians Emily Sliver and Jason Lezak, on a SwimOutlet Gold Medal Delivery, stop off to swim in a “surprise” USMS Spring Nationals Relay.”

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Transformation and Michael Phelps

“Michael Phelps entered the world stage in swimming quietly in 2000 when he earned a position on the US Olympic Team. In Sydney, he and his 17-year old roommate, Aaron Peirsol watched, listened, learned and quietly began planning their return four years later.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Stories from the Pool, Jason Lezak, Part Two

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Teaser

Watch the world premiere documentary film here on SwimSwam at 4pm ET!  “Stories from the Pool: Jason Lezak Part One” …

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Coach Todd Schmitz Photo Vault, Behind the Scenes at the London Olympics

The 2012 US Olympic Swimming Team gets ready for the team photo. (Photo Credit: Coach Todd Schmitz)

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Olympian and Athletic Foodie Garrett Weber-Gale to Compete at Maccabiah Games

“I plan on swimming fast in Israel,” said Weber-Gale. “I am excited to finally get an opportunity to see Israel and the holy land of the Jewish People.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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