Kara Lynn Joyce

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“Swimming is easy,” Kara says, “You get on the blocks, dive in, and try to be the first one to Touch the Wall.”

Stephanie Peacock To Make Return at Charlotte Grand Prix

North Carolina swimmer Stephanie Peacock, who missed the NCAA Championships, will be back in elite racing next month in Charlotte. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


Bovell, Vanderpool-Wallace Win Fourth Annual JAX50 Sprint Challenge

Trinidad and Tobago’s George Bovell won the men’s bracket over Cullen Jones.


Missy Franklin Touch the Wall Documentary Breaks $110,000 Kickstarter Goal

It’s time to pay up. Count us among the 747 donors (as of posting) who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign…

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Olympic Swimming Champion, Missy Franklin, Picks Up Trash

Photo Credit: Christo Brock and Grant Barbeito, Touch the Wall


Meet The Mom Behind Missy Franklin

Photo Credit: Christo Brock and Grant Barbeito, Touch the Wall

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Kara Lynn Joyce: Blood, Ink and the Olympic Rings

Filmmakers Christo Brock and Grant Barbeito take swimming to a whole new level in their documentary film Touch the Wall. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Good Swim Good Swimmer, Bad Swim Bad Coach, says Todd Schmitz

Photo Credit: Christo Brock and Grant Barbeito, Touch the Wall filmmakers


Swimming Needs A Little Salsa, Says Coach David Marsh

Photo Credit: Touch The Wall, Christo Brock and Grant Barbeito


Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce Debate Olympic Rings Tattoos

Kara Lynn Joyce debates Missy Franklin, who’s taking an ice bath, on Olympic rings tattoos. (Photo Credit: Touch The Wall)


International Swimmers Grow Roster of Stars On Egraphs

“Egraphs.com lets fans send an online note to their favorite stars like 10-time Olympic medalist Gary Hall Jr.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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David Marsh on Perseverance and Living The Olympic Life

Olympic Coach David Marsh with 2012 Olympic medalist Nick Thoman. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Olympic Swimmers Give Back in Honor of Newtown, CT

Swim News: “Anthony Ervin, Kara Lynn Joyce, Kim Vandenberg and Connecticut’s own Madison Kennedy will be at the Hopkins School Pool from 1-5pm this Sunday to teach, but also to honor the families hit by tragedy in Newtown, CT.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


2012 Swammy Award: Club Team of the Year

Putting five swimmers on the US Olympic Team didn’t hurt, but SwimMAC Carolina is a powerhouse club from top to bottom and that’s what earned them the Swammy for Club Team of the Year. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Smoliga Gets a 2nd: 100 Backstroke High School National Record Goes Down

Olivia Smoliga brought the crowd in Evanston to their feet for a 2nd time on the day as she wrapped her individual high school career. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


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