Training

Washington DC Bans Water Bottles at Public Pools, Inspector Classified Them As Food

Team SwimSpray trains at the Wilson Aquatic Center in Washington, DC. Recently, the city banned water bottles anywhere on the pool deck because the health inspector classified them as “food.”

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Pedro Oliveira comments on Swimwear Deal and Pablo Morales

Oliveira is a backstroke and butterfly specialist who enters the professional ranks following an exceptional NCAA career at the University of Louisville. Prior to being a Cardinal, Oliveira had already competed in the 2008 Olympic Games and was Portugal’s National Champion in both the 200m fly and 200m backstroke.

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Tips from Trent: Navigating in Open Water Swimming

Navigational skills are a key component to open water swimming. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com

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Exclusive Video: Tom Shields 200 Butterfly Underwater Breakdown

Shield breakdown by 25s, above and below the water coverage (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Roy-Allan Saul Burch lands FINIS Sponsorship

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of Olympic…

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Ryan Murphy rips a 25 Butterfly at the end of workout

After a longer aerobic workout, Bolles School Super Star Ryan Murphy steps up to see what he’s got in a 25 fly. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Rethink Your Pulling Equipment

Swimmers? Maybe it’s time to rethink your pulling equipment.

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Shark Swimming Trunks Launch In 2013

Shark, the swimwear designer and producer based in London, is pleased to announce it has officially begun trading. At Shark,…

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Lessons From Legends: Jim Montrella’s Modern Swimming Concepts

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Don’t Live Life the Chlorinated Way, Use SwimSpray

“All jokes aside, the phenomenon reported by Ryan Lochte is nothing new to the swimming world. Swimmers have been “smelling like the pool” since chlorine was first added to pools.”

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In’s and Out’s – Open Water Swimming Tips

For many open water races there’s more to just swimming. Having strong entry and exit skills can influence your final finish position. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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The 2013 Nike Swim Photo Vault

” Even Nature’s Laws Were Meant to be Broken”

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Getting in the Open Water Swimming Groove: Workout

In this workout we’re focusing on the variable speeds executed at different poins of the race. As you may know,…

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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/TheSwimPictures.com)

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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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