DA Franklin Removes Stitches From Mrs. Berens’ Finger: What National Team Parents Do Before Meets

Dick Franklin (Missy’s dad) smiles for the camera as his wife (and doctor), DA Franklin, removes stitches from Leslie Berens’ (Ricky’s mom) hand at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Credit; Trevor Freeland, Swimmer, VA Alum, part-time swimming analyst, full-time swim fan)


Dolfin Uglies Make Your Practice Perfect

Year after year, season after season, swimmers across the country continue to get excited about Dolfin Uglies and they cannot wait to get their hands on the new prints

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What Would Ryan Lochte Do Longest Promo Video Reveals Lochte’s Emotional Side

Lochte cries saying, “I did something I thought I would never be able to do…and having my family there to support me was…everything.”


A Portrait of Michael Phelps

(Photo Credit: Christopher Filippone)

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Missy Franklin To Dive with Wild Dolphins in Bahamas Film

Swimming News: ” Franklin will star in the film, The Current, helmed by directors Peter Speek and Kurt Miller.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, The Swim Pictures)


Twas The Night Before Taper

“Twas the night before taper, when all through the house…Not a swimmer was stirring; their lights were all out.” (Swim Photo Credit: GER)

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Follow Dreams and Value Friendships, with advice from Missy Franklin

As the holiday season is upon us, I thought you might enjoy this clip from Missy Franklin, five-time Olympic medalist….

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Love Synchronised Swimming, An Animated Short Video

“…an entertaining and funny short animated video.” (Swim Photo Credit: Studio AKA)

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Gangnam Style Swim Club Parody

Swim Photo Credit: Elon Club Swim Team

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Dolphin Dog

Swim Photo Credit: Earth Touch

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