Maya DiRado

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Golden Goggles Early Voting Update: Phelps, Ledecky Lead 2 Each

With the 2016 Golden Goggles approaching, SwimSwam has put together an analysis of the voting up to this point.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot For The 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

SwimSwam’s take on the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards nominees.

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Michael Phelps Nominated For 5 Golden Goggle Awards

Michael Phelps leads all athletes with 5 Golden Goggles nominations, per the official ballot released by USA Swimming today.

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Watch: Allison Schmitt & Elizabeth Beisel Host USOC Awards Red Carpet

Watch Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt host the red carpet runway show for the USOC Awards tonight.

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President Obama to Honor Team USA Olympians at the White House

The President and First Lady are set to welcome members of the 2016 USA Olympic and Paralympic teams on Thursday, September 29th on the White House South Lawn.

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Santa Clara Leads USA Swimming’s 50 Top Swim Cities of 2016

USA Swimming has released it’s list of the top 50 swim cities in 2016, with the San Jose-Santa Clara metropolitan area earning the #1 rank.

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USA Swimming Announces 2016-17 National Team Roster

USA Swimming swimming has released the 2016-17 U.S. National Team roster of 53 men and 53 women, headlined by individual Rio Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky, Ryan Murphy, Simone Manuel, and Lilly King.

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What Makes a Swimmer Smart?

Do you think swimmers are, on average, more intelligent and better students than athletes focused on other sports?

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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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Cody Miller Honored with Ceremonial Keys to Vegas

Las Vegas swimmer and Gold medal winner Cody Miller received ceremonial keys to the Las Vegas Strip after returning home from…

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Top 5 Upsets of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Cate Campbell missing the podium in both the women’s 50 and 100 freestyle events was one of the biggest surprises of the Olympic Games.

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DiRado Awarded Key To City Of Santa Rosa

2016 Olympic Champion Maya DiRado has been handed the key to the city of Santa Rosa, California.

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Simone Manuel and Lia Neal’s “One Lit Team” USA Music Video

Simone Manuel and Lia Neal can add swimming filmmakers to their already-packed resumes.

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From a Week of Pride, to a Week of Shame for U.S. Olympic Swimming

Charles Hartley expresses that we should go back to the American pride we had just a week ago, and stop talking about Ryan Lochte.

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Scoring the 2016 Olympic Games: Americans Dominated On Both Sides

Scoring the 2016 Olympic Games as if it were an NCAA Championship meet, the Americans blew away the competition amassing nearly 1000 total points.

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