Rebecca Soni

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“Achieving my dream of going below 2 minutes and 20 seconds in the 200m breaststroke really put the storybook ending on my career.”

2017 Worlds Preview: King, Efimova Eye 3rd Round Knockout In 50 Breast

Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will go head-to-head three times in Budapest, with the 50 breast the third and final round.

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Huntsville Hosts Southeastern; Webber Names 2 Assistants

Press Release courtesy of P.M. Black The USA Swimming Long Course Southeastern Championships July 20-23 brings some of the nation’s top athletes…

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Carbon Series Powering Up The World’s Best Athletes With Color

Global water instinct brand arena known, for making bold statements with eye catching and podium topping technical racing suits, releases 12 new limited edition Powerskin Carbon Series colors that continue to advance the appearance of elite competitive swimming from a sea of black to an explosion of self-expression and stand-out performances.

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Swimming Technique & Racing Strategy

Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.

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Swimming With SVT: Rebecca Soni’s Story

Kyle Chalmers of Australia recently pulled out of the World Championships to deal with SVT, a heart condition with which American breaststroker Rebecca Soni is all too familiar.

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Efimova Drops 1:04.8 100 Breast, Moves Into 3rd On All-Time List

Yuliya Efimova’s 1:04.8 100 breast in France makes her the 3rd fastest performer in history.

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Lilly King Blasts #2, Kierra Smith #5 All-Time 200 Breast at B1Gs

Lilly King and Kierra Smith both swam top-five all time performances tonight in the 200 yard breaststroke at the Big Ten Conference Championships.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Increase Your Core Strength (20 minute workout)

Follow Olympians in this 20 minute vinyasa yoga for swimmers focusing on core exercise.

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Southern Cal Nabs Local Talent Parker Seale

Breaststroker/Freestyler Parker Seale will swim for the USC Trojans as a member of their men’s Class of 2021.

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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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How to Breaststroke Kick with Olympic Champion Rebecca Soni

Breaststroke kick is one of the most challenging techniques of swimming. A powerful breaststroke kick relies on having great flexibility in the hips and dorsiflexion of the ankles.

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Comparing Olympic Trials’ Top 3 Seeds From 2012 To 2016: Women’s

Current 200m backstroke world record holder Missy Franklin once again holds the top seed in the event headed into Omaha.

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Ranking The World Records Heading Into Rio: Women’s Edition

Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.

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5 Storylines, All the Links You Need for the 2016 European Champs

James Guy will be one to watch out for at the European Championships in London.

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The Art of Breathing in Swimming

While swimming, breathing is not that simple. The questions ‘How often do we breathe?’ ‘Where do we breathe?’ or even ‘How do we breathe?’ are legitimate ones. The answers are not that obvious, either.

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