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Kate McCarville on Dropping Nearly 7 Seconds from Prelims to Win the 400 IM

Kate McCarville took the race over relatively early, and didn’t look back, managing to hold off a charging Katie Trace on the free leg

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US Olympic Trials Wave I: Watch Day 1 Prelims Race Videos

Check out some of the top race videos from day 1 prelims at the 2021 United States Olympic Trials Wave I in Omaha, Nebraska.

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2021 Olympic Trials Wave I Video Roundup – Day 2

We saw names from last night such as Autumn Haebig, Patrick Sammon and Katie Trace place 2nd in events while new names came to the forefront

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Katie Trace “I could feel the energy coming from the stadium”

In an incredible turn of events, the 7th seed won the race. OSU’s Katie Trace, in a classic display of “outside smoke”, led for the majority of the race

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Hayden Miller: “I just wanted to get it over with so I would not throw up”

The 16-year-old came home in a blistering 31.39, dropping nearly 5 seconds to dip under 8:40 for the first time in her career

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Autumn Haebig on 100 Back Win: “I wasn’t expecting to really do that well”

After not swimming a best time in the LCM 100 back in several years, Nebraska’s Autumn Haebig swam 2 today on Day 1 of Wave I Trials

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Garrett McGovern on Going 1-2 with Navy Teammate in 800 Free

It was the pair of Navy boys who touched first and advanced to Wave II next week. Neither McGovern or Johnson swam a PR, but they ultimately got the job done

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17-Year-Old Patrick Sammon on Breaking 50-Second Barrier to Win Wave I 100 Free

Sammon held strong with a very slight lead through the 2nd 50, extending into the finish to touch as the only 49 in the field. The swim was a personal best

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Camille Spink on Last 15m: “It’s the part of the race where you need guts”

Spink extended her lead heading into the finish, registering a 55.26 and making her #13 all-time among 15-16 year old girls

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Carl Bloebaum Describes the Electric Environment of Wave I Trials

Mason Manta Rays’ Carl Bloebaum doubled down on his lifetime best prelims swim, tearing to a new personal mark of 1:58.90

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2021 Olympic Trials Wave I Video Roundup – Day 1

We go through and give you some of our highlight swims from the first finals session of Wave I, many of which were from 18-unders

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Getting an Inside Look into the 2021 ISL Season 3 Draft

SwimSwam sat down with ISL CEO Konstantin Koudriaev and ISL Technical Director Apostolos Tsagkarakis to unpack and demystify the upcoming ISL draft

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How Fast Will Olivia Smoliga Swim at U.S. Olympic Trials?

Smoliga surprised fans dropping a best time at the Atlanta Classic. How fast will she swim at Olympic Trials in the 100 back or even the 200 free?

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Dr. Megan Holtzman, Chief Scientist at Tritonwear

Dr. Megan Holtzman is Tritonwear’s Chief Scientist, the right person to help us breakdown why data matters in swimming today

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Nathan Mundt on Becoming Head Coach of Iowa After Team Cuts Men’s Program

Mundt takes over after 17-year head coach Marc Long declined the opportunity to continue with the program when the men’s team was cut.

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