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“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” -- Taras Brown

Tokyo 2020, Europe Day 4: Great Britain Comes Within .03 of 4×200 Free WR

Great Britain’s 4×200 free relay broke the European Record set by Russia at the 2009 World Championship. Hungary and Germany joined the European medal table.

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Ricky Berens Dissects What it Takes to be Great in 200 Free & 800 Free Relay

Berens breaks down the subtleties of what it takes to swim a great 200 free and where the world is at in that progression.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Klete Keller in US Capitol During Clashes, Video Shows

A video posted to Twitter appears to show Olympian Klete Keller among the protestors inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda during the insurrection last Wednesday.

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When 72 Points Vanished in One NCAA Final: The Infamous Medley Relay of 2007

Relays get disqualified all the time, but it’s rare to see a heat where three relay teams get disqualified, especially in an NCAA championship final.

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14-Year Old Lucca Battaglini Swims 49s in 100 Back and 100 Fly in Same Session

Battaglia’s result on Saturday in the 100 fly moves him into 7th place all-time in the 100 yard fly among American 13-14 boys.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Ricky Berens on Transitioning to College Swimming

In high school, he had been the best swimmer in the nation. But when he got to college, Berens found a whole new world of elite competition

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Looking Back at Day 5 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 5th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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Looking Back at Day 3 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 3rd day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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How Eddie Reese Became The Most Successful College Coach In Swimming

Reese has built an incredible legacy at the University of Texas, leading the men’s team to unparalleled excellence.

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Nulo Pet Food CEO Michael Landa Brings Swimming Focus to Business

Michael’s Nulo Pet Food is a force for good in the industry, one of the fastest-growing premium pet food brands in the U.S., and he has deep swimming-roots.

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Dave Salo to Step Down as USC Head Coach to Focus on Olympic Hopefuls

March’s NCAA championship meets will be the storied USC head coach of 14 years Dave Salo’s last in his current role, he announced.

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Which Super-Suited Records Can Be Broken? Tier 2

We’re counting down the remaining super-suited world records from least to most breakable. Today: Tier 2 – the records that could fall soon.

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Olympians Talk About the Importance of Friendships in Swimming

As a swimmer, you spend countless hours training in the pool or in racing situations and you share those experiences with only a handful of people.

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Olympians Giving Back to Summer Swimming

Cullen Jones and Missy Franklin join the First Splash Series Events in NC.

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Cullen Jones & Missy Franklin Headline First Splash Series Events in NC

Speedo USA and Swimmingly partner to place a larger emphasis on summer swimming and bring fun local events to summer swim families. Olympic champions Cullen Jones and Missy Franklin headline First Splash Series events in NC, March 30th and 31st.

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