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Indiana's Vini Lanza & Michael Hixon Named Top Performers of B1G Meet The Big Ten announced the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Championships, Diver of the Championships and Freshman of the Year awards. Indiana’s Vini Lanza was named Big Ten...

Held Splits 18.1 as NC State Sets New ACC Record in 200 Medley Relay The biggest difference maker came on the backstroke leg, as freshman Coleman Stewart blazed his way to a 20.97 to give them the early lead.

Gregg Parini on The Importance of End of Season Goal Meetings It's important that all the swimmers get closure on their seasons and begin making plans for the next one.

10 Most Insane Waterslides in the World Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, part-time coach. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)...

No New NCAA Qualifiers Out of Texas Women's Last Chance Meet 3-time All-American Tara-Lynn Nicholas came up short in her last-chance bid to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Championships.

2017 Men's ACC Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap The 2017 Men's ACC Championships kick off today at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.

Kentucky's Painter, Penn State's Sowinski Qualify for NCAAs at OSU Last Chance Meet With all major conferences now finished, Painter is ranked 25th in the nation in the 400 IM, which is a big step up from her previous 57th place standing. She dropped a full 4 seconds from her season best heading into the meet.

Maarten Van Der Weijden Enters Swimming Hall Of Fame Courtesy of Bruce Wigo, International Swimming Hall of Fame. The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced that Dutch Olympic 10K ...

Dutch Long Distance Swimmer Maarten van der Weijden Among 2017 ISHOF Inductees Dutch long distance swimmer Maarten van der Weijden has been announced as the eighth of 17 ISHOF inductees for 2017.

4 Parent Lessons From The Conference Meet We learned big lessons as a family at our daughter’s conference meet—mostly that things don’t go as planned.

Famed Coach Richard "Dick" Jochums Inducted to ISHOF Famed swim coach Richard "Dick" Jochums is one of the seventeen inductees for the 2017 International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF).

Competitor Coach of the Month: Braden Holloway, NC State Competitor Coach of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above...

Hardcore Swimmer of the Month: Lilly King, Indiana Hardcore Swimmer of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based swimmer or water polo player who...

NAG Record Holder Drew Kibler Commits to Texas Longhorns Drew Kibler of Carmel Swim Club announced his verbal commitment to the University of Texas via his Instagram earlier today.

FIU Panthers Win Third Consecutive C-USA Title The FIU Panthers earned their first ever NCAA Relay A Cut, one of many impressive honors, on their way to their third consecutive Conference USA title.

2017 Arena PSS Indy - British Invasion Mix Of Veterans & New Faces Even though 100m breaststroke world record holder Adam Peaty is competing in Indianapolis, he's listed as swimming one event you wouldn't expect.

17-Year-Old Robert Finke Posts 14:37 Mile at FL Senior Champs Finke's most impressive swim was the 1650 free, which he won by nearly a minute in a blistering 14:37.61.

2017 NAIA National Championship Fan Guide: Women’s Meet The women of SCAD will fight to defend their title from last year in this week's NAIA National Championship meet.

Denis Cotterell Calls Out Sun Yang Haters That Live In 'Glass Houses "It's nice when you're in glass houses," storied Aussie coach Denis Cotterell says of the cloud that continues to cover Chinese gold medalist Sun Yang's head since his 2014 doping suspension.

Why Do They Swim? (Part IV) By Robert Sullivan, fourth in a series They swim because nothing lasts forever. High school kids do seem to realize...

Britain's Roberto Pavoni Announces Retirement from Swimming Roberto Pavoni becomes the second Brit in as many days to announce a retirement from competitive swimming. Pavoni, at 25...

National Age Group Record Holder Drew Kibler Commits to Texas Carmel Swim Club's Drew Kibler, a multi-NAG Record holder, has given his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Texas. Kibler will begin his NCAA swimming career in the fall of 2018.

International Experience in Hand, True Sweetser Ready for 1st Pac-12s Stanford freshman True Sweetser swam at the Short Course World Championships this December and now turns his attention to college championship season.

Turkey’s Derya Can shatters Guinness World Record for longest freedive under ice Turkish Derya Can set a new Guinness World Record for the longest freedive under ice on Friday by diving 120 meters horizontally under the frozen surface of Weissensee lake in Austria. With her div...

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