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Joelle Vereb and Teammates Used Meditation to Mentally Prepare for ACCs (Video)

In addition to the work they do in the pool and weight room, Virginia Tech and Coach Sergio Lopez emphasize mental preparation and meditation to swim fast.

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2020 Women’s ACC Champs: Kate Douglass Has Adjusted Fly Stroke Count (Video)

Virginia freshman Kate Douglass has 2 individual wins (200 IM & 100 fly) at the 2020 ACC Championships. Tonight, Douglass races the 200 breastsroke.

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2020 Women’s ACC Championships: Mark Gangloff Talks First Season at UNC (Video)

Now at his first ACC Championships as the Tarheels coach, Gangloff took a minute to talk to SwimSwam about his first season at UNC.

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UNC’s Caroline Hauder Began The Season With A Torn Pec (Video)

Thursday morning, UNC’s Caroline Hauder went 1:55.59 in the 200 IM for third overall in prelims and her first PR in the event since freshman year.

Dave Durden Speaks on Rest of Cal Season: “This is Always a Fun Time of Year”

Cal men’s swimming tweeted out a video of head coach Dave Durden reflecting on the 2019-2020 season so far, and previewing the upcoming weeks for his team

Zach Apple was Going 1:24 200 Frees in Practice…Sort Of (Video)

Zach Apple and Ryan Held pulled ahead to battle for the win. Apple had the closing speed to win it, out-touching Held 48.98 to 49.09.

Madisyn Cox Explains 7-Effort Stunner at the end of Holiday Training Camp

Worlds medalist Madisyn Cox brought it home for the win in 2:09.88. That’s Cox’s first time under 2:10 since 2017 and her 3rd fastest swim ever in the event.

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Dean Farris Was So Tight, He Needed to Get “Dry-Needled” (Video)

On the last night of the pro swim in Knoxville, Dean Farris said that he was so tight, the USA Swimming staff insisted he get dry-needle therapy

Annie Lazor on the Strides She Made in 2019: “I Laugh” (Video)

When asked if she reflects on the progress she’s made in the year 2019, Annie Lazor responded with “yeah, I laugh… it’s weird”

Gretchen Walsh Explains “Specialized” Holiday Training (Video)

After swimming at the pro swim series stop in Knoxville, Virginia commit Gretchen Walsh explained what her holiday training looked like

Regan Smith Breaks Down her Holiday Training (Video)

Regan Smith blew away the field by over 3 seconds. Smith’s 2:05.94 was a new Pro Swim Series Record. That’s her 3rd fastest performance ever in the event.

Hali Flickinger is Learning How to Recover From Bob Bowman Workouts (Video)

At the finish after a monster last 50, it was Flickinger who touched a stroke-length ahead in a 2:08.34, with Smith taking second at 2:08.73.

Erica Sullivan Breaks Down Going from the Chaser to Being the Chased (Video)

19-year-old Erica Sullivan blasted away from 2012 Olympic runner-up Allison Schmitt in the final 50 to win the 400 free in a new lifetime best of 4:06.36

Carson Foster Explains Why He’s Swimming Doubles at Meets Now (Video)

Carson Foster is swimming 2 events per day in Knoxville, a habit he has strayed away from in recent history but has now picked back up

Annie Lazor on Racing after IU Holiday Training: “I feel over prepared” (Video)

After battling Emily Escobedo two lanes over during the first 150, it was Mission Viejo’s Annie Lazor who came out on top with a new pool record 2:23.06

Erika Brown Breaks Down 50 Free Best Time in 24.5 Seconds (Video)

Winning the 50 free in a new pool record and lifetime best was Tennessee senior Erika Brown at 24.57, who gives her commentary on the race in the same time

Clark Smith Describes Recent Workouts: “Some of the best sets I’ve ever had”

After undergoing heart surgery nearly a year and a half ago, Clark Smith says he finally feels like himself in the water again

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