Ryan Turner

ASU Commit Ilya Kharun of Sandpipers Crushes Junior National 7.5k

16-year-old Kharun’s 1st place finish earns him a spot on both the U.S. National Junior Team and FINA World Junior Open Water Championships roster.

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Florida’s Talia Bates Highlights Florida Sectionals With 25.66 50 Meter Free

Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.

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Villanova Commit Brown Swims 9:05.31 in 1000 Yard Free

Joshua Brown set best times in the 200 butterfly, the 500 free and the 1000 free on Friday at the Highlander Intrasquad Meet.

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The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

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5 ways to survive a challenge swim set

Challenge sets are used to simulate the intensity of a race. Coaches will spring these sets on swimmers without prior notice, making the task that much more difficult. Here are 5 ways to survive a challenge set:

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5 Ways Your Local Pool Benefits Competitive Swimming

These are our local community pools, country clubs, YMCA’s and learn-to-swim programs, all of which laid the groundwork for some of the greatest athletes of all time. As competitive swimmers who have “moved on” to bigger things, we should always respect the roles of these organizations.

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Four Steps to Help You Adjust to a New Swim Team

When joining a new swim club for the first time, a swimmer undoubtedly has numerous questions running through his or her head: How will I fit in with the rest of the team? Will I be able to connect well with the coach? Am I going to be the slowest swimmer on deck?

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