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Meet Naomi Grand’Pierre, Haiti’s First Woman to Swim at the Olympics

On Tuesday, July 5th, University of Chicago sophomore-to-be Naomy Grand’Pierre got a life-changing call from her mother. She was confirmed to compete in Rio.


2016 NCAA Division III Championships – Day 4 Ups/Downs

Here are the ups/downs for the final day of competition at 2016 NCAA Division III Championships.

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2016 NCAA Division III Championships – Day 3 Ups/Downs

Emory women had a huge morning on Day 3 of 2016 NCAA Division III Championships.

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University of Chicago Gets Verbal from Santa Clara’s David Farr

Versatile David Farr of Santa Clara Swim Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Chicago.

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DIII Senior Spotlight: The Pirate Fighter and the Halloween Orchestra

US Coast Guard Academy senior Christian Brindamour spent his summer as part of a boarding party. University of Chicago Senior Jennifer Hill will be playing violin in the Halloween concert for her school soon. Her’s another peek into the lives of outstanding Division III student-athletes.

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Teaching a Syrian Warlord to Swim – Feature Video

Photographer Jonathan Alpeyrie (former competitive swimmer and water polo player), who was recently held captive in Syria for 81 days, recounts the surreal story of being forced to teach a Hawaiian-swimsuit-clad local militia leader how to swim.

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