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Missy Franklin Excited For New Training Home, Praises Cal Women’s Team

U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin released a statement today praising her experience with the Cal women’s swimming program and saying she will return to Cal to finish her degree while training with men’s head coach Dave Durden.


Get in the Olympic Mood with a Flashback to London 2012

To get excited for Rio, dive into the SwimSwam archives and revisit the London 2012 Olympics.


The Top Quotes from Day 3 Finals you HAVEN’T Seen Yet (Video)

From heartbreaks to making the Olympic team, there was just about every emotion put on display during night 3 of the Olympic Trials

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Watch: Todd Schmitz on 2012 “Call Me Maybe,” Culture of U.S. Team

“In the team’s area at the Olympics, the American almost always have the most athletes sitting there because they’re truly invested in it. As kids finish the meet, you’ll listen to them walk into the next session like, ‘Alright! I’m the number one cheerleader now!'”


Missy Franklin: “I’m going to be ready when I need to be ready”(Video)

Missy Franklin sat down for a press conference today in Omaha discussing the upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials.


Missy Franklin:”Ich mag Pink und bin eine Schwimmerin.” (Video)

Im Dezember 2015 war Olympiasiegerin Missy Franklin gemeinsam mit ihrem Coach Todd Schmitz, ihren Eltern DA und Richard Franklin und…

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Missy Franklin: “My favorite color is pink and I’am a swimmer” (Video)

In December 2015, Missy Franklin spent with her parents DA and Richard Franklin, her coach Todd Schmitz and her teammates…


Missy Franklin Back to Olympic Form: Gold Medal Minute presented by

Since Missy Franklin’s stunning performance at the 2013 World Championships where she pulled down six gold medals, she has had moments of greatest and her fair share of challenges.


Video mit Olympiasiegerin Missy Franklin

Heute wurde ein Video mit Olympiasiegerin Missy Franklin veröffentlicht. Es handelt sich um den Trailer zu einer Serie von GoPro,…

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Fernanda Gonzalez Entrenando con Colorado Stars

Hace poco Swimswam tuvo la oportunidad de conversar con la máxima exponente de la natación mexicana, Fernanda Gonzalez, quien en octubre del 2015 partió a Colorado para ser parte del equipo Colorado Stars.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 The Zane Grothe Warmup Special

Zane Grothe burst onto the national scene this summer after winning the 400m free at U.S. Nationals. But what is his key to fast racing? It’s all in the warmup.

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2015 Winter Nationals: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the second day of the 2015 AT&T US Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.


Touch The Wall Exclusive Video Starring Missy Franklin

In advance of the DVD release of their film Touch the Wall, filmmakers Grant Barbeito and Christo Brock caught up with Missy Franklin to ask her a few questions to their star’s experience of being in the film.


9 Reasons to Attend USA Swimming Foundation’s Adult Performance Camp

#1 – Cullen Jones! This two-time Olympic gold and silver medalist understands the need for speed and power. Learn how to develop both and the importance of proper and recovery to achieve your maximum strength in swimming.

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Swimming is a Cake

Swimmers have always been known to love food, but have you ever thought of swimming AS FOOD? A whole swimming season can be compared to the process of baking a cake.