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British Swimming CEO Jack Buckner Managing the Olympic Effort Through COVID

British Swimming CEO Jack Buckner drops in on the SwimSwam Pod. Buckner leads Team U.K. into the Olympics with a long list of stars like Adam Peaty.

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Lydia Jacoby on Being an Olympic Contender as a High Schooler

We discussed Jacoby’s ascension to becoming an Olympic contender, something she’s certainly thought of but isn’t putting pressure on herself about

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Why is Dave Salo an Assistant Coach at Orange Coast College?

Salo explains that after being a head coach, he’s excited to coach without all of the extra worries that come with heading a Power-5 Division I program

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Day In The Life of NBC Sports Voice of Swimming Rowdy Gaines At The Olympics

NBC’s Voice of Swimming, Rowdy Gaines, has the dream job. Who wouldn’t want a front-row-center seat at the Olympics? But what’s it really like?

Claire Curzan Breaks Down Going 56.20 100m Fly

Curzan admits that her goal in the race was to come home in under 30 and didn’t even know her final time until her teammate told her in the warm down pool.

CSCAA Virtual Convention Open To College, Club, YMCA and Int’l Coaches May 3-6

CSCAA’s Virtual Convention is open to college, club, YMCA and international coaches. Sign up today! The virtual convention is May 3-6.

Andrei Minakov on Making his First Olympic Team

Minakov takes us through the Russian Trials as well as how he’s adjusted to studying at Stanford (remotely from Russia).

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Chris Ritter, Founder of RITTER Sports Performance & Creator of SURGE Strength

Chris RItter sat down with SwimSwam to announce the details of his FREE upcoming webinar on The Process of Dryland Training.

Brent Hayden Gives Perspective on International Swimmers’ Alliance

Hayden emphasizes that he’s looking to make changes not necessarily to this generation, but the generations in swimming to come.

Velimir Stjepanovic on Swimming Without Pressure

One topic Velimir covered was swimming without pressure, which Velimir explained was the case as a member of the DC Trident.

Torri Huske on Training with Sox, Chutes, & Racks Before Curzan LCM Showdown

Huske discussed started to use sox, parachutes, and racks in her training, which she said she enjoyed but did make her a bit sore heading into the meet.

Abbie Wood on Making the Transition from Junior-teamer to Senior Star

We talked through the transition from being a fast swimmer as an 18-under to trying to compete on a national and international stage at the senior level

BetMGM COO Ryan Spoon on How to Draw a Bigger Audience into Swimming

Ryan is the current COO of BetMGM as well as the former Senior VP of Digital and Social for ESPN. If that didn’t sell you, he’s also a Duke Swimming alumnus

Camden Murphy Almost Quit Swimming Before his Senior Year at Georgia

Ultimately, Murphy did come back to complete his 4th year on the team and ultimately go personal bests in both the 100 and 200 fly.

Olympian Andi Murez on Balancing Pro Swimming and Medical School

Murez takes us through her swim journey, most recently recapping the 6-week ISL Budapest bubble as a member of the LA Current