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MySwimPro Apple APP of the Year Crosses 100K Goal, 48 Hours To Invest

Named by Apple as the Best Apple Watch App of 2016, MySwimPro has established themselves to be the top fitness and training application used by swimmers. For the first time ever, the MySwimPro founders are offering future stock to the public alongside professional investors.

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Olympic Champion Clark Smith Signs with Arluck Promotions

2016 Olympic gold medalist and three-time American Record holder, Clark Smith has signed with Arluck Promotions, according to Arluck’s Facebook…

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Redemption: Clark Smith Breaks 500 Free American Record With 4:08.42

It’s been a wild ride for Texas’s Clark Smith. But he ends his collegiate 500 free career with the sweetest redemption story imaginable: returning to the top of the NCAA with the fastest swim in history.

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USA Swimming Creates Task Force To Seek Out New CEO

Following Chuck Wielgus’ resignation as CEO of USA Swimming, the organization has created a CEO Search Task Force that will be responsible for selecting and filtering through candidates to recommend for the new CEO position.

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Urbanchek to be Inducted into the University of Michigan Hall of Honor

Former University of Michigan men’s swimming and diving coach Jon Urbanchek will be inducted into the Athletic Department’s Hall of Honor at a private ceremony on September 30th…

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Georgia Tech Pool Record Board Devastated By NCAAs

The Herbert McAuley Aquatic Center, originally the 1996 Olympic Pool, has seen a lot of history. Before these last two…

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2016 M. NCAA Picks: Clark Smith Targeting PVK’s 500 Free Records

Texas junior Clark Smith will return to the 500 freestyle as the defending NCAA champion. Smith, who won the event in 4:09.72, is the heavy favorite to win the 500 again this year. He’s already been faster than that this season, posting a 4:08.82 at Texas Invite.

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Watch Clark Smith Swim 4:08.82 in the 500 Free – Race Video

Watch Smith swim the 4th fastest 500 yard free in history…

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2015 Texas Invite: Day 1 Finals Recap

Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.

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Clark Smith Clocks 4th-Fastest 500 Free In History, Longhorn Record

Clark Smith broke the University of Texas school and pool records tonight in the 500 yard free, posting a 4:08.82, the fourth-fastest time in history.

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Vanderkaay, Tarwater Help Teach Kids To Swim Through ‘Detroit Swims’

Detroit Swims is an initiative in the city of Detroit to teach children to swim and be safe in the water.

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How Much Food Do Swimmers Really Need To Eat?

With two to three workouts per day, Olympic swimmers can burn about 3,000 calories-10,000 per day working out. When you consider how many calories they burn off per day, their intake is understandable. What is more important than simply eating a lot, however, is what they eat.

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Friday Factoid — Men’s NCAA 500 Free Champions to Olympic Success

Conor Dwyer — men’s NCAA 500 free champion and USA Olympic Team member — one of many men who can boast that double accomplishment.

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Wilimovsky, Peacock Earn Wins at 2015 Cayman Islands Flowers Sea Swim

Amidst the backdrop of crystal clear waters and white sands, a heated battle ensued this past Saturday, as swimmers clamored…

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The 8 Most Interesting Long Course U.S. Open Records

Below, we’ve looked at some of the most surprising US Open records in the books, and what they mean historically to the sport of swimming.

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