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Olympian Ricky Berens Retires: Gold Medal Minute Video

Ricky Berens, 3-time Olympic medalist, has officially retired. Berens has experienced it all as a swimmer. In his early years,…

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Golden Goggles Nominees Photo Vault

USA Swimming’s grand awards showcase is just a few days away. The 2013 Golden Goggles will be held in Los…

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David Marsh Fantasy Camp Vine Videos and Photos, an Inside Look

The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.

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Six Olympians Headline Fantasy Camp with 15 Olympic Medals Represented

Olympic icon and masters swimming world record holder, Rowdy Gaines, joins Olympic Champions Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Garrett Weber-Gale, Gold Medal Mel Stewart and Olympic Coach David Marsh to host the most exclusive Fantasy Swim Camp in history.

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USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp Now a U.S. Masters Swimming Sanctioned Event

Olympic coach, and the most celebrated college coach in history, David Marsh, will headline the USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp November 8-10. Joining him will be Olympic gold medalists Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans, Mel Stewart, Garrett Weber-Gale, and Ricky Berens.

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USA Swimming Announces 2013-2014 National Team

35-time World Champion, and 5-time Olympic Champion, Ryan Lochte headlines 111 swimmers on the 2013-2014 USA Swimming National Team. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Berens, Evans, Marsh, Gaines & Weber-Gale Headline USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp

The USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp is a star-studded weekend of swim fan fun. It’s open to swimmers of all abilities who want to rub shoulders with Olympic Champions like Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Rowdy Gaines, Garrett Weber-Gale, and coach David Marsh. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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USA Swimming Athlete Executive Committee Released 3rd Athletes’ Splash Newsletter

The USA Swimming Athlete Executive Committee releases Athletes’ Splash Newsletter to all swimming representatives and athletes. The issue’s highlights include the United States Aquatics Sports Convention, a FINA update from Aaron Piersol, USOC upadate from Peter Vanderkaay, and a World Championship recap from Ricky Berens. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Finals Real-Time Recaps

Before the events began Australian Cate Campbell was asked if this race felt like revenge after missing the 2012 individual event at the Olympics due to illness, she corrected the interviewer, not revenge, motivation…. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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US Report Day 6: Mind Over Matter, Ryan Lochte Can Still Do It All

At the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Lochte is giving all of his doubters a mouthful to swallow. Following his impressive 200 Individual Medley on Day 5, Lochte faced a formidable schedule on Day 6, and did not fail to deliver. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Men’s 4×200 Free Relay World Championships – Post Race Interview

Lochte split a 1:44 on the 4×200 freestyle relay to help Team USA to a 2013 Worlds gold medal. (Photo Credit: Tim Bining, theswimpictures)

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Ricky Berens Gets 4th Spot in 800 Free Relay Final

Ricky Berens will get the nod, and will get it in a big way, as he anchors the American 800 free relay. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Report Day 5: Feigen’s Silver Special, for Several Reasons

Jimmy Feigen’s silver medal in the men’s 100 free was the second-straight Eddie-Reese-special at the World Championships. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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DA Franklin Removes Stitches From Mrs. Berens’ Finger: What National Team Parents Do Before Meets

Dick Franklin (Missy’s dad) smiles for the camera as his wife (and doctor), DA Franklin, removes stitches from Leslie Berens’ (Ricky’s mom) hand at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Credit; Trevor Freeland, Swimmer, VA Alum, part-time swimming analyst, full-time swim fan)

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While You Were Sleeping: World Championships Day 1 Finals Preview

The Americans looked great in prelims, but Nathan Adrian needs to be focused in his Barcelona debut to hold of Russia and Australia. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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