Missy Franklin

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

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

Swimmers should advance with mental fitness equal to their physical fitness

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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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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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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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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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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6 Thoughts for Swim Parents About Positive Attitudes

Swimming can seem to be a mental sport sometimes; here are some tips to help your child keep a positive attitude.

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As Rio Wraps, Olympic Swimmers Put Back Into Storage Until 2020

With the competitive swimming portion of the 2016 Rio Olympics wrapping up this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has begun returning swimmers to their storage unit, where they’ll remain until fans care about swimming again in the year 2020.

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Missy Franklin To Head Back To Cal

Missy Franklin will be heading back to Cal after leaving the program after two years in order to head back home to Colorado and train with her long-time coach Todd Schmitz in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Joseph Schooling Cashes In On $753,000, The Biggest Gold Medal Bonus In The World

A gold medal wasn’t the only reward Schooling had coming his way after he touched the wall 1st in the men’s 100 fly. Singapore is one of many countries that give their athletes a financial bonus for medals, offering a $753,000 bonus for Schooling’s gold.

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Ledecky on Post-Olympics: “I’ll Have to Get All My Stuff for My Dorm”

Katie Ledecky talks about her upcoming season at Stanford University and yesterday’s record-breaking race.

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