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Swimmers Taking Selfies at the Churchill Downs Racetrack (Video)

While at the Iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack, a group of the pros took advantage of the setting, and did what anyone would do in their situation. They took selfies. 

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Practice + Pancakes: Garrett McCaffrey Sets the Pace at Phoenix Swim Club

Garrett McCaffrey, Co-Founder of SwimSwam and swimming media legend, has embraced a new challenge, one much closer to the water than sitting behind a desk.

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Coleman’s Carpool: How To Talk to Olympians (Video)

At Pro Swims, it’s a no brainer that you see a lot of fast swimmers. Whether they’re on the national team, Olympic champions, NCAA stand outs, or rising stars, you’re bound to see talent if you go to one of these meets. If you’re competing in the meet as well, this can be a rare opportunity to meet and talk with your swimming idols

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Relive the Entire 2018 TYR Derby Pro Weekend (Video)

The 2018 TYR Derby Pro in Louisville has wrapped. But that doesn’t mean the fun should stop. We documented the entire weekend, which included more than you might think, and put it together in a recap video for your viewing pleasure.

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Boomer Phelps to Become Swim Coach (Video)

Boomer Phelps is creating the ultimate #WaterPlaybook for his new little brother

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Practice + Pancakes: Arizona State Perfects Technique Heading Into Long Course (Video)

Everyone knows that in long course, there’s no hiding. If you’re technique is shaky, it is revealed on a much bigger scale than in the yards pool. So getting a jumpstart on it early in the long course season is never a bad thing

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Grand Canyon University Analyzes First Year in Division I (Video Report)

SwimSwam spoke with head coach Steve Schaffer as well as a few of GCU’s stand out athletes this year about their experience competing at the highest level. 

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Watch: DiRado, Beisel Dominate Burger Eating Relay for Charity (Video)

In their Breakfast of Champions race, each woman ate a breakfast item as fast as possible and the fastest relay to finish was crowned champion.

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Practice + Pancakes: University of Arizona Throws Down After Mesa (Video)

Hot off the Pro Swim stop in Mesa, the University of Arizona wildcats were back in the water Monday morning

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Coleman’s Carpool: Allison Schmitt Tells Tales from Schmeisel World Tour, Grad School, and Mesa

In light of her recent return to competition, SwimSwam got in the car with Olympic champion and current Tempe, Arizona local, Allison Schmitt.

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Practice + Pancakes: Watch Both Single-Gendered Practices from the Dayton Raiders

Remember when we did that video about how the Dayton Raiders started holding single gendered practices for some of their workouts every week? Well SwimSwam attended one of each of those practices, and is here to tell you allllll about them. 

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Three’s Company: Getting to know Hannah, Jake, and Carson Foster (Video Report)

Siblings aren’t always close enough in age to be in the same group all at once, let alone on a team at the same time. This is not the case for the Fosters.

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Dayton Raiders See Benefits from Single-Gendered Practices (Video Report)

College teams do it all the time. For private schools it’s also common. But for a city-wide club team, single-gendered practices aren’t something you hear about hardly ever.

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Carsten Vissering Explains Study Abroad, New Outlook on Swimming (Video)

Carsten told SwimSwam that while down under, he joined an elite lifting club, and to stay in shape for swimming mostly participated in recreational water activities such as intramural water polo and surfing

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What your Post-Season is Missing: The Taper Float (Video)

Ever get to the end of the season and wonder “Am I doing this right?” Are you relaxed enough? Have you visualized your races? Do you feel one with the water? If the answer is no, then we’ve got the answer.

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