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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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Fifteen Meters of Fame: Analysis and Development of Underwater Dolphin Kicking

Many programs are consistent with their work on dynamic movements for underwater specificity, vertical kicking, and monofins (Arnold, 2011), but at the University of the Incarnate Word, we are introducing new hypoxic drills to ensure our athletes are working toward mastering their “Fifteen meters of fame.”

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Coach’s Log: Broken 500s with Eddie Reese

6 time Olympic Coach, Eddie Reese talks to Garrett McCaffrey about one of the sets he’s thrown at the Texas Longhorns this fall.

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Coach’s Intel: James Smith of the Myrtle Beach Riptides Shares a Mid-Season Aerobic Workout

Myrtle Beach Riptides CEO and head coach James Smith shares a mid-season aerobic workout.

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New Dolfin Platinum2 Colors Available for Pre-Order

At Dolfin we believe everyone deserves the chance to swim fast and that is exactly what we had in mind when developing Platinum2 technical swimwear. Tested and Approved by top Olympic and National swimmers and coaches, the Platinum2 is exactly what an athlete needs to feel fast and be confident that they are wearing a suit that will allow them to race at their full potential.

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Scott Morris Joins SwimSpray as Vice President of Sales

SwimSpray, LLC reports that, earlier this month, Scott Morris joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Morris will support SwimSpray’s existing sales team by increasing distribution across swimming team dealers and swimming schools.

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How Does It Work: FINIS Neptune MP3

The FINIS Neptune is like no other waterproof MP3 on the market. Although it has been largely successful in nearly 70 countries around the world, many competitive swimmers and coaches are quick to write the Neptune off. Understanding the technology and the applications of Bone Conduction Audio during training will revolutionize the way swimmers perform in large blocks of training.

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Swimmer’s Snorkel Goes Pink to Fight Cancer

During the month of October, FINIS is issuing a special offer on the Pink Swimmer’s Snorkel. In addition to receiving their Snorkel, customers will receive a *FREE* Pink Mesh Gear Bag along with their order.

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Coach’s Intel: Nebraska Coaching Legend Cal Bentz Submits a Race Prep Workout

Nebraska coaching legend Cal Bentz shares a pre-competition sprint set.

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Rocket Science Sports 2013-2014 Photo Vault

Rocket Science Sports designs a complete line of triathlon sporting wear and multi-sport accessories. The company’s products are based upon detailed scientific research and the application of engineering concepts. Products are specifically designed to maximize aero and hydro dynamics, durability, efficiency, and of course, style.

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Celebrating in the Pool: Senator John McCain Hates it

Senator John McCain is one elected representative who is undistracted by the looming government shutdown in less than two weeks. Instead Senator McCain is focussing on the important issues. And what could be more important than the LA Dodgers celebrating in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ pool?

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Blueseventy Planning Ahead with nero14

Nero14, the latest technical racesuit from blueseventy, is set to dive into pools around the world from 1 January. Serving as the next generation suit to evolve from the experience of racing in finals in London last summer, nero14 has been body-fit tested by top swimmers, is made from seamless construction and is exceptionally compressive to reduce hydrodynamic drag and support muscular function.

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Coach’s Intel: John Nelson of Piedmont YMCA Shares a Workout Measuring Kick, Speed and Conditioning

John Nelson of Piedmont YMCA shares a set to measure progression in kick and sprint speed, as well as overall conditioning.

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Coach’s Log: 10×300 with Mike Bottom

Hear Mike Bottom explain the benefit of 10×300, his stance on equipment, and how the Wolverines are doing with a target on their backs as defending champs.

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Brett Leader Looks At “Relative Age” in Age Group Swimming

Brett Leader is the head age group coach of the Victor Swim Team in New York.

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