Melanie Margalis

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5 Ways Swim Coaches Can Get the Best Out of Their Swimmers

The true art of great coaching is being able to, not only develop your swimmers physically, but to also develop them mentally; to understand what makes each of your swimmers tick and how you need to interact with them in order to get the best out of them.

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Chase Kasliz, Leah Smith Take Lead in Pro Swim Series Standings

Both Chase Kalisz (above) and Leah Smith enter US Nationals with leads, though they’re not insurmountable ones.

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Smith, Kalisz Secure Pro Swim Series Leads In Columbus, Nats Remain

Leah Smith took over the Pro Swim Series points lead from absent Melanie Margalis, while Chase Kalisz expanded his lead over Zane Grothe with just one Pro Swim Series scoring event remaining.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: King Faces Crowded Field In W 200 BR

According to Lilly King, 2018 is her “big 200 summer.” But, will she be able to hold off stiff domestic competition?

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Zane Grothe, Chase Kalisz Tied Atop PSS Standings

With many races still to be swum, the men’s race is currently tied between the only two swimmers who are capable of winning the $10,000 prize and year-long BMW lease.

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Melanie Margalis Clocks 1:57.4 200 Free at Bulldog Grand Slam Day 1

Margalis took a half second off of her season-best with this swim.

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Hali Flickinger Swims Lifetime Best in 400 IM at Bulldog Grand Slam

2016 U.S. Olympian Hali Flickinger swam her first 400 IM personal best since 2014 on Friday morning.

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See Columbus Pro Swim Series Psych Sheets Here

The psych sheets for the 2018 Pro Swim Series’ final regular-season stop show a somewhat-lighter field (though still dotted with plenty Olympians) and much of the drama centered around the ongoing battles for the series points lead.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Drabot, Meitz Looking to Surge in 400 FR

Katie Drabot is leading the chase pack behind the leaders of the industry, Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith.

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Margalis Takes Over PSS Lead, Ledecky Charges; Kalisz/Grothe Hold Even

Melanie Margalis scored 9 Pro Swim Series points in Santa Clara to overtake the absent Taylor Ruck for the series points lead on the women’s side. But Katie Ledecky scored another 15 points and is now only a couple wins out of stealing the lead.

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.

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WATCH: Race Videos from Day 3 of the Santa Clara Pro Swim

You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.

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Melanie Margalis: “I like the chill in swimming” (Video)

According to Melanie Margalis, the 400 IM is good because the first part “you can just chill”

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Among the stars to swim tonight are Chase Kalisz, Ryan Lochte, Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky, Melanie Margalis, Ryan Murphy, Kylie Masse, Ryosuke Irie.

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Chase Kalisz will take on the 200 fly/200 IM double on day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.

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