Missy Franklin

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A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.

Righting the [Sportsman]ship: What Sets Swimming Apart

If swimming had its own State of the Union Address, how would we rate the level of sportsmanship post-Rio 2016?


SwimSwam Magazine named among 30 Hottest Launches of 2016

Competitive Intelligence of Media Leaders names SwimSwam Magazine one of the “30 Hottest Launches” of 2016.

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Rio Reflections with swimmer Missy Franklin

Olympic star Missy Franklin candidly reflected on the lessons she learned from her experiences in Brazil with Excelle Sports.


Katie Ledecky Wins U.S. Olympic Committee Female Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky earned the top honors tonight as the US Olympic Committee’s Female Athlete of the Olympic Games.


Missy Franklin Excited For New Training Home, Praises Cal Women’s Team

U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin released a statement today praising her experience with the Cal women’s swimming program and saying she will return to Cal to finish her degree while training with men’s head coach Dave Durden.


Missy Franklin Will Train Under Dave Durden at Cal

Franklin is banking on the Cal men’s coach to help turn her career around


Ways to Improve the Best Developmental System in the World: Part One

Swimmers should advance with mental fitness equal to their physical fitness


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.


Missy Franklin Could Be the World’s Best Once Again

Much has been made about the poor performance of Missy Franklin in Rio. The darling of the London Olympics found…


USA Swimming Overhauls Short Course Worlds Selection Criteria

USA Swimming’s 2016 FINA World Short Course Championships selection procedures steps away from the clearly defined selection priorities that are typically used for selecting international teams.


Missy Franklin To Participate In Sept 17 Swim Across America In Atlanta

Missy Franklin will be one of a number of big-name Olympians making appearances at the Swim Across America open water event in Atlanta, GA next week.

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8 Times The Fastest U.S. Swim Ever Isn’t The American Record

When is the fastest swim ever done by an American not considered the American record? There are currently 8 such swims on the books, courtesy of a unique rules anomaly.


Rio Olympic Finalist Men Younger, Women Older Than London

Men peak later than women. Elite men’s swimmers are older than elite women’s swimmers. Those are assumptions most swim fans…


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.


Daryna Zevina Swims 2nd-Fastest 200 Back Ever, Breaks World Cup Record

Daryna Zevina narrowly missed the world record in the women’s 200 back at the FINA World Cup, posting the 2nd-fastest time ever in 1:59.35.

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