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

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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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Olympische Spiele 2016: Impressionen. (Fotos)

Dies sind wieder einmal die Schwimmwettbewerbe der Amerikaner – und des Michael Phelps. Aber auch viele andere Namen und Geschichten…

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Lessons From the 2016 Olympics For Age Group Swimmers

As this year’s Olympic swimming comes to a close and I get ready to return to the deck in September with my young swimmers, I took a moment to figure out some simple shareable lessons from this year’s Olympic swimming.


Missy Franklin: “I Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever Before”

In a Facebook post today, Missy Franklin expressed her feelings on her performances this week, saying “Peace is knowing that I did everything I possibly could have done…”


Phelps, Lochte, and Franklin Sign Letter To FINA Asking For More Doping Tests

In the letter, they asked that the top 10 athletes in each Olympic event be subject to at least 6 out-of-competition drug tests.


Shouts From the Stands: An Open Letter to Missy Franklin

This is an open letter to Missy Franklin written by Lynn Kachmarik who is a swim coach, educator and a mom.


Missy Franklin & Emily Seebohm Miss Olympic 200 Back Final

Australia’s Emily Seebohm and American Missy Franklin have both missed the Olympic 200 back final, after the two combined to win every World and Olympic title since 2012.


Katinka Hosszu Cracks 200 Back National Record Again In Semi-Finals

Katinka Hosszu broke her Hungarian record in the 200 back for the second time today and is now the favorite for gold.