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Thiago Pereira

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, April 17. ONE of the greatest swimmers in the history of Brazil, Thiago Pereira, is the latest athlete to join Speedo as a global ambassador.

The international gold medalist, who will compete exclusively in Speedo until 2016, has enjoyed success around the world and has represented his country at three consecutive summer Olympics to date.

Thiago triumphed at the

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Michael Phelps

FORT WAYNE, Indiana, April 16. MICHAEL Phelps has his name on a series of Master Spas products, including several hot tubs and mini-pools featuring a treadmill-like pump to allow for stationary swimming. Perhaps coincidentally, the company released a new commercial today timed with the wave of interest in its

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Competitor Swim

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, April 10. USA Swimming today announced a new partnership with Competitor Swim, the leading manufacturer of lane lines and other swim products for competitions around the world. The company will serve as the Official lane line of USA Swimming through 2016.

Competitor Swim will provide lane lines and the associated hardware for major USA Swimming championship ev

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Micheal Klueh

Jim Korth, President of Dolfin (Jade Swimwear, LP) and Mark Schubert, Director of Technical Development, recently announced the signing of Michael Klueh as a member of its Athlete's Advisory Board.

Michael graduated from the University of Texas in 2010 where he majored in Kinesiology with plans to attend medical school.

Among his many achievements are the following:

* NCAA

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New SwimOutlet

SAN JOSE, California, April 10. SPRING is a time for new beginnings and this is especially true for SwimOutlet.com, the web's most popular swim shop. The nation's biggest online aquatics retailer has launched its first-ever site redesign, creating a fresh new look and adding dozens of new features to further improve the site experi

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YMCA Logo

The YMCA of Central Florida is seeking an Aquatic Program Development Director who understands the mission and vision of the association as Central Florida's Leader in Aquatics and advances the communities we serve in the prevention of drowning.

Description:

Under the direction of the Vice President of Aquatics, the Association Head Swim Coach provides leadership a

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Rowdy Gaines

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 9. ARENA North America, one of the world's leading brands in aquatic sports, is proud to announce a partnership with three-time gold medalist and NBC's Voice of Swimming, Rowdy Gaines.

The well-known athlete and television commentator will serve as an ambassador for the brand, focusing largely on Arena's grassroots outreach.

Having an ambassador

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Tech Talk Nike NG-1

PHOENIX, Arizona, April, 7. SWIMMINGWORLD.TV brings you another episode of SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk devoted to educating consumers on cutting-edge products in aquatics.

Tiffany Elias is joined by Maritza McClendon, the Nike Swim Sports Marketing Manager, to discuss Nike's latest creation. The Nike NG-1 is a competition suit that is part of a complete Elite Line. McClendon explains

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SwimOutlet Tech Suit Reviews

PHOENIX, Arizona, March 21. EACH year tech suit manufacturers are refining their trade and finding new and better ways to equip their swimmers with state-of-the-art suits. The number of tech suit options on the market continues to increase, so to help you navigate the waters during this championship season, Mark Gangloff and Julie Stupp did independent reviews of various tech suits for

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2014 USA Swimming Foundation Logo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 19. THE USA Swimming Foundation today unveiled a new look with a redesign of its primary logo and new logos for the Make a Splash initiative and the Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips66. The new look spearheads the celebration of the USA Swimming Foundation's 10th anniversary.

Since its inception in 2004, the USA Swimming Foundation has raised o

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2013worldsspeedo Anthony Ervin

OMAHA, Nebraska, March 18. SEVEN professional swimmers currently training for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have joined Mutual of Omaha's Gold Medal Team, a select group of swimming athletes who represent the sport to young people across the country. Joining Mutual of Omaha's line-up of sponsored athletes are:

? Matt McLean -- McLean qualified for the 2012 Oly

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Endless Pools

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 13. THE Endless Pool? Elite is the latest high tech addition to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, the flagship training center of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

The facility's aquatic center, used for instruction and development of Team USA's world-class swimmers, triathletes and Paralympians, now boasts the most advanced counter

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HydroXphere

PHOENIX, Arizona, March 12. HOST Tiffany Elias speaks with CEO and Olympic gold medalist Charlie Houchin to discuss how he founded HydroXphere and developed Meet Central.

HydroXphere is a technology company that designs software that is transforming the summer competitive swimming experience. Meet Central is an app for iOS devices that has been developed under the direction Houchin. Thi

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USMS Masters Swimming Logo

SAN JOSE, California, SARASOTA, Florida, March 7. SWIMOUTLET.com, the web's most popular swim shop, and U.S. Masters Swimming, the national governing body for adult swimming with more than 60,000 members, have renewed their partnership for three more years, through 2016.

The agreement includes added cross-promotions and a dedicated U.S. Masters Swimming collection of products on SwimO

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FFT ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year

For more than forty years, the American Swimming Coaches Association has presented two major awards at its Annual Awards Banquet at the ASCA World Clinic. They are among the most prestigious awards in coaching.

The first award is the ASCA Coach of the Year. Presented since 1961, when famed Coach James Doc Counsilman was the first recipient, the award recognizes the coach who has contribute

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Speedo Motivation Ryan Lochte



LOS ANGELES, California, February 24. SPEEDOUSA has officially launched a new and improved SpeedoUSA.com that will allow users to browse current news, product innovation and events. Users can now listen to Spotify playlists from Speedo athletes such as Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian and Dana Vollmer. Hello Designs influenced the new look.

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Aqua Sphere Tech Talk

PHOENIX, Arizona, February, 20. SWIMMINGWORLD.TV brings you another episode of SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk devoted to educating consumers on cutting-edge products in aquatics.

Tiffany Elias is joined by Shannon Michaelson, a swimwear specialist for Aqua Sphere, to discuss their Lima training suit. Michaelson shares this design is geared towards mature female swimmers who are looking for a s

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Flow of FINIS Industry Insider

PHOENIX, Arizona, February 11 SWIMMING World visited the FINIS headquarters in Livermore, California to produce a two-part Industry Insider. In this video, Tiffany Elias is joined by CEO John Mix to discuss the process from warehousing, inspection, marketing, quality control to customer satisfaction. Every product is received and thoroughly reviewed before it hits the market. Mix stated,

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Speedo new site 2014

LOS ANGELES, California, February 6. SPEEDOUSA has officially launched a new and improved SpeedoUSA.com that will allow users to browse current news, product innovation and events. Users can now listen to Spotify playlists from Speedo athletes such as Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian and Dana Vollmer. Hello Designs influenced the new look.

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SwimOutlet

SAN JOSE, California, February 6. SWIMOUTLET.COM, the web's most popular swim shop, has continued its streak in landing on Internet Retailer's prestigious industry rankings, named among the top 300 brands to the Internet Retailer's newly-launched Social Media 500 list for 2014. It's the only aquatics retailer named to the

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FINIS Signs Jason Dunford

LIVERMORE, California, February 5 FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the sponsorship of former Olympic record-holder, Jason Dunford of Kenya.

Dunford swam collegiately for Stanford University, where he was a 14-time NCAA All-American and a 10-time Pac-10 Champion. He made his first trip to the Olympic Games in 2008 and set the Olympic Record in the Men's 10

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Garmin Swim Watch

PHOENIX, Arizona, January 31. SWIMMINGWORLD.TV brings you another episode of SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk devoted to educating consumers on cutting-edge products in aquatics.

Tiffany Elias is joined by Ann Gildenhuys, the Product Manager for Garmin Swim, to discuss Garmin's watch developed for swimmers. Garmin is a leader in their industry when it comes to land training watches. They ha

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Megan Romano TYR

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California, January 30. TYR Sport's talented team of professional athletes just got even stronger with the acquisition of world champion swimmer Megan Romano. The 22-year-old American specializes in freestyle and backstroke events and has proven herself a powerful new element on Team USA relays at international competitions.

Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, R

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Swiminar

WINDHAM, New Hampshire, January 30. NEW Wave Sports Marketing and Media is pleased to introduce Swiminar. Swiminar offers swimmers of all ages and from anywhere to interactively connect with professional swimmers and coaching staff, via web based technologies, to review and assess stroke videos, learn ways to improve their performance and participate in Q&A about their sport.

New Wave C

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4x100 medley relay

LOS ANGELES, California, January 30. SIX-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni today announced her retirement from professional swimming and the launch of her new lifestyle company and blog, The Atlas Ventures, aimed to encourage people of all ages to challenge themselves and explore opportunities outside of their comfort zone.

Since making her Olympic debut in Beijing in 2008, Soni has bee

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Surprise Swimming Pool

SURPRISE, Arizona, January 24. THE city of Surprise is looking to hire a Recreation Coordinator and club swim coach.

Job Title: Recreation Coordinator -- Club swim coach
Class Title: Recreation Coordinator
Department: Community and Recreation Services
Reports To: Recreation Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Part time; Non-Cl

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Rebecca Soni

TOLENTINO, Italy, January 24. GLOBAL aquatic sports brand arena has pulled off a major coup by landing the prestigious sponsorship of the swimming world's governing body, FINA. The new deal positions arena as official sponsor and technical partner at all FINA's major events, including the world long and short course championships, the world junior championships, and the world master

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Kane Radford FINIS

LIVERMORE, California, January 23. FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the sponsorship of New Zealand's open water swimmer, Kane Radford.

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men's 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federat

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Aaron Peirsol

AUSTIN, Texas, January 19. TWENTY Four Youth Swimmers from Longhorn Aquatics will have the experience of a lifetime tonight, swimming alongside 7-time Olympic medalist and University of Texas grad, Aaron Peirsol and 2012 gold medalist Matt McLean. The event is held in conjunction with the annual Arena Grand Prix at Austin, an elite-level swim meet starring top U.S. and foreign swimmers. The s

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