Kick Set: Ricky Berens vs Matt Grevers

In this workout video, Ricky and Matt get down to :54 and :57 in a 100 kick battle. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/


Aussie Open Water Swimming Great Trent Grimsey’s Swim Tips for Triathletes

Professional triathletes on the swim leg at the 2013 ITU stop in San Diego last weekend. Many of the top athletes were in the 16 minute range for the 1500 swim (yeah they’ve got the buoyancy of the wetsuits but that’s still fast). Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Dr. Shyong Leads Team SwimSpray to Colony Zone Swimming Championship

SwimSpray’s standout performer was Dr. Andrew “Andy” Shyong, of Bergen County, New Jersey, winning three events and contributing to several relays. Dr. Shyong won the 50 fly, 50 back, and 100 IM.

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Speeding up to the finish in open water swimming

2012 ITU San Diego Triathlon start. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Swimming Through Medical School – Abby Nunn

Abby is about two months away from finishing her first year of medical school at UVA. When she’s not studying, Abby is either coaching the Charlottesville YMCA Aquatic Club (CYAC) or training on her own, for long distance open water swims.

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FINIS Agility Paddles Receive 2013 Red Dot Award for High-Quality Product Design

Jason Dunford, FINIS Athlete, using Agility Paddles. (Photo Credit: FSI)

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Upping the speed open water swimming workout

photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography | follow @mike2swim


A3 Performance Spotlight

Darian Townsend, Olympic Champion, A3 performance athlete (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2013 YMCA Nationals Walk Around with Olympian Josh Davis

5-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis guides us on a 2013 YMCA Swimming Nationals walk around for swimswim coverage of the…

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TYR Launches Next Generation Sports Drink – TYR Endurance Sport

TYR formulated a high caliber hydration system that combines endurance, performance and recovery ingredients to enable athletes to maximize and sustain their full potential for prolonged periods of time.

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How to Choose a Hand Paddle

There are many different styles of paddles to choose from. So how do you know which ones are right for you?

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Tennessee Continues Tear in Relays on Night 2 at Women’s NCAA Championships

The Georgia women hold a sizable lead headed into day 2 of the Women’s NCAA Championships, but they’ll be fighting for every point they can get on Friday. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Climbing the Ladder Open Water Swimming Workout

Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Getting started in open water swimming

Fun at the start of the annual 4th of July open water race. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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