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16 Reasons You Will Love The 2016 Olympic Preview Issue

#1 – Michael Phelps in gold

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Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz to Partake in Doha GOALS Summit

22-time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps, has been announced as one of 14 world-class athletes participating in the Doha GOALS forum…

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16 History-Altering Moments in Olympic Swimming You Need to Know

In honor of Olympic day, we’ve compiled 16 of the great moments that have shaped Olympic swimming history:

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Why Matt Biondi matters so much to the sport of swimming – 1988 Video Vault

“Swimmers, know thy swimming history.”  Before Michael Phelps, Matt Biondi was USA Swimming’s superstar. Competing at the 1984, 1988 and…

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Women Are Catching Up: An Analysis Of The Lag Time Between Men’s and Women’s World Records

The women’s 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly World Records are faster than the Olympic legend Mark Spitz’s former World Records.

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Mark Spitz: “It Is Unfortunate That My Quote Was Misconstrued” Regarding Phelps

Mark Spitz has responded publicly for the first time to an article in Express Sports UK, who reported that Spitz claims that Michael Phelps didn’t actually win the gold medal in the men’s 100 fly at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Swim Job: Pacific Swimming seeks office manager

Pacific Swimming, the third largest of USA Swimming’s 59 regional associations, is made up of over 120 swim clubs and more than 16,000 swimmers.

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The Magic of Swimming

Tim Elson: “I’m here to tell you that anyone can experience the magic effects of swimming…”

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Nine-Time Olympic Champion Mark Spitz to Host a Cruise

Most know Mark Spitz for his Olympic prowess. The legendary swimmer won seven golds at the 1972 Games, only having been…

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Doc Counsilman: As I Knew Him

Courtesy of Joe Hunsaker (Co-founder, Counsilman/Hunsaker & Associates) This is a special time of the year in swimming history. James…

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Spitz Pool Record Goes Down as Navy Tops Army in Patriot League Duel

The Navy men’s and women’s teams trounced Army, leaving the record between these two rivals at 29-4 in Navy’s favor.

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Monta Vista Girls Win First-Ever SCVAL Title; Paly Boys Keep Streak Alive

Monta Vista High School celebrated their girls’ first-ever SCVAL De Anza Division League title on Saturday. The Matadors beat out perennial champions Palo Alto and Gunn High Schools in a closely-contested battle. The men’s meet was more one-sided, as Paly walked away with its ninth victory in ten years.

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7 Years Since Michael Phelps Won 7 in ’07

Michael Phelps won 7 gold medals 7 years ago at the 2007 World Championships.

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Mark Spitz featured in dramatic HBO documentary

Mark Spitz, who is Jewish, became the greatest athlete on earth less than 30 years after World War II, after Nazi Germany fell.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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