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PHOENIX, Arizona, April 23. AFTER a successful meet in Florida, Morris County Swim Club head coach Al Ledgin joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to talk about his star swimmer, Vinny Marciano, and his growing team.


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Ledgin discusses which of Marciano's five national age group records sur

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Allison Schmitt and Megan Romano

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PHOENIX, Arizona, April 22. THE Skyline Aqua

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Michael Andrew

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 22. MICHAEL Andrew turned 15 years old last Friday, but he was still able to race as a 14-year-old at the NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida, last week. Meet rules stipulate that because he was 14 years old on the first day of the meet, he would remain 14 years old for the whole meet, even on the last two days when he was technically 15.


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Ryosuke Irie

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 21. OUR top five headlines of the past week are coming from all over the world this week, with Scotland, Australia, Japan and the United States represented in today's show. Let's get our countdown started with number five.


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Stanford University diving head coach Rick Schavone is reti

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Michael Phelps at the 2012 Olympics

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 21. WITH Michael Phelps set to make his competitive comeback later this week, we devote today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to a discussion of the impact the news has made in the general community, and the competition Phelps will face this week and in the coming months.


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Kaylin Burchell and Anton McKee

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 3. TWO of the top swimmers at the University of Alabama joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show shortly after adding their names to the school's record board.


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Kaylin Burchell and Anton McKee both swam fast at the SEC championship to post new school records. They each

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Matt Korman

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 17. UNIVERSITY of Texas junior Matt Korman talks about coming out to his teammates late last year on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show.


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Korman says he was compelled to write a letter to his teammates last November after some urging by a close friend, and he says the respo

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Evan White

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 16. CANADIAN national champion Evan White joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show after qualifying for his first senior-level international racing team.


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White talks about his chase of Keith Beavers' national record in the 200 IM, and how his freestyle leg tripped him

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Rikke Moller Pedersen

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 15. IT'S not unusual for swimmers to chase world records this time of the year. We've seen it happen many times, so Rikke Moller Pedersen's 2:19.61 in the 200 long course breaststroke last week is not exceptional because it came within five tenths of her own world record, but because it's her second time under the hallowed 2:20 barrier.


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Marni Oldershaw

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 15. CANADIAN Marni Oldershaw joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to talk about making her first major senior-level international racing squad.


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Oldershaw will compete in the 200 IM at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific championships this summer. She talks about the

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The Week That Was

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 14. BY now you've surely heard of the big news of the day, that Michael Phelps is officially, 100 percent, without a doubt, bet your life on it, making a comeback and racing next week at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona.


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Since the announcement came before we taped this episode, i

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The Water Is My Sky trailer image

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 14. BRIAN Tremml joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show on the day he launches a Kickstarter fundraiser campaign to help with costs to produce his new swimming-based documentary.


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Tremml, the producer and director of The Water Is My Sky, talks about the idea behind creati

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Ross Murdoch

GLASGOW, Scotland, April 12. ROSS Murdoch chased the British record in the 100 breast, while Fran Halsall celebrated her 22nd birthday with a 50 free win at the British long course nationals.

Murdoch, a week after a great meet at the Scottish nationals, just missed the British record in the men's 100 breast, but put him in the Commonwealth Games medal conversation with a winning time

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Ian Thorpe

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 11. IN light of the tragic news of Ian Thorpe's infection after shoulder surgery, today's edition of The Morning Swim Show offers some perspective on the ways to prevent complications from major surgery.


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Host Jeff Commings speaks with Dr. Scott Rodeo, USA Swimming Olympic t

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Bob Strand

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 10. BOB Strand, a runner-up in Swimming World Magazine's list of the World Masters Swimmers of the Year, joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to give an update on a two-year battle to be cancer-free.


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Strand talks about his recovery from prostate cancer surgery and

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Ryan Held

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 9. YMCA national champion Ryan Held joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show.

Though Held won the 50 and 100 freestyles at the meet, he said he was more pleased about his 200 freestyle because it showed his improved endurance. That improvement will come to fruition next fall when he comes to NC State, where he says he'll be a great contributo

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Eamon Sullivan

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 8. LAST week gave us some pretty impressive performances at the Australian long course nationals. So many swims got us excited about what we're going to see from the Aussies this summer at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific championships, but none more exciting than seeing the return of Eamon Sullivan to competition after more than a year away.


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Misty Hyman clinic



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 8. SWIMMING World caught up with Olympic champion Misty Hyman for today's edition of The Morning Swim Show.

Hyman was everywhere at the Arizona Masters state championships last weekend, mostly because the meet now bears her name. She talked about her continuing involvement with Masters swimming at the local and national level and how she continues t

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Eamon Sullivan at the 2010 Pan Pacific championships



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 7. WE had some fast swims in the pool make this week's top five, and some major news out of the pool got people talking all over the world. Let's get started with number five.

Canadian swimming continues to show promise as we approach two and a half years before the Rio Olympics. Last week a strong squad was selected for the teams that will participate

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SoniaPerez



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 7. SONIA Perez made history for Florida International University at the NCAA championships, and she talks about her experience at the meet on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show.

Perez finished 13th in the 400 IM at the NCAA Division I championships, the highest placing for an FIU athlete. She talks about the experience of finding out she had j

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Sonny Fierro



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 4. ON today's edition of The Morning Swim Show is Cal Poly sophomore Sonny Fierro, who attended his first NCAA championships last week and scored the school's first points at the big meet.

Fierro talks about the overwhelming experience of being at the NCAA meet and what it was like to place 15th in the 1650 freestyle and dip under the 15-minute

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AustinTemple



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 3. AUSTIN Temple, a hot prospect in the sprint breaststroke, joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show after an outstanding swim last week.

Temple swam a 52.87 in the 100 breast at the NASA junior championships, a time that would have placed in the consolation finals of the NCAA championships. Temple discusses the motivation to swim fast after

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GilesSmith



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 2. GILES Smith is only a few days into his life as a postgrad swimmer, and on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show he talks about his goals on the road to 2016.

Smith talks about taking some time away from the pool to get his mind and body refreshed after a disappointing NCAA championships, where he was part of two relay disqualifications and pl

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Cal-stretching

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1. THE pre-session stretching routine for the University of California-Berkeley men's swim team, on the surface, is an opportunity to get muscles ready for intense racing, which the Golden Bears did each day at the NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships.

In this exclusive video, we witness part of the dynamic stretching portion of the routine

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Simone Manuel



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 1. WE just saw another record-breaking weekend in the United States, with six American records set on Friday and Saturday. Trying to pick the Performance of the Week from these six great swims is sort of liking picking the winners at the Academy Awards. Is a 100 breast record better than a 400 IM record? How does a relay record weigh against the 200 breaststroke?

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Finis Hand Paddle

LIVERMORE, California, April 1. FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the addition of a completely Invisible Hand Paddle called the Cloak One. By creating a translucent paddle, it effectively prevents anyone (including pesky officials) from seeing the paddle on the hand while swimming.

As a result, the swimmer gains more traction and propulsion in the wate

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JoelShinofield



PHOENIX, Arizona, April 1. TODAY'S edition of The Morning Swim Show features an insightful look into the state of college swimming from College Swimming Coaches Association of America Executive Director Joel Shinofield.

Most non-revenue sports are in danger of being on the chopping block, as universities look for ways to cut costs and keep the moneymaking sports thriving.

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MenNCAAStart

PHOENIX, Arizona, March 31. THE college swimming and diving season is now over in the United States, and the final championship meet provided some major drama in the pool. Elsewhere in the U.S., teenagers were breaking big records to make statements before they step onto college campuses next fall. Those are just some of the storylines that took place over the past week, and we're going

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California2014



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 31. THE college swimming and diving season in the United States is at an end, and we're offering one more look back at last week's NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships on SwimmingWorld.TV.

Tiffany Elias and Jeff Commings look back on the top stories of the meet, including the high number of disqualifications, record-breaking swi

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Dave Durden

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RyanMurphy

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Men NCAA 2014

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Chase_Kalisz

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Men NCAA 2014

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George Kennedy



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 27. JOHNS Hopkins University head coach George Kennedy joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show after a great week that saw impressive performances from his swim teams and his inclusion on a prestigious list of leaders.

Kennedy was informed his place on Fortune Magazine's top 50 leaders in the world last Thursday, the same day another hea

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2013mncaaAuburn wins the 200 freestyle relay.



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 26. THE second part of our preview of the NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show focuses on relays and the close battle for the team trophy.

Florida and Michigan could be in a tight war for the team championship, and the double points offered in relays will be very important to not ju

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Missy Franklin at 2014 NCAAs



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. AFTER such an exciting week of competition, we naturally had a tough time picking just one swim that was worthy of being called THE performance of the week.

After much discussion, we agreed that Missy Franklin's 200 freestyle American record at the women's NCAA Division I championships was the most impressive. Yes, we should probably have expected

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2013mncaaDavid Nolan wins the 100 backstroke.



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. TODAY'S edition of The Morning Swim Show features the first of a two-part preview of this week's NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships.

Host Jeff Commings is joined by Swimming World contributor David Rieder on a 22-minute ride through some of the top names and races to watch this week. From Kevin Cordes' possibl

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2013worldsspeedo Sun Yang



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 24. THERE are probably 20 things everyone's talking about today, but we're just going to highlight the top five. So let's get started with number five.

Swimming Australia last week announced a ban on sleeping pills for national team members after two years of negative media publicity surrounding use of the prescription drug Stilnox. Anyone caught

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Georgia championship 2014



PHOENIX, Arizona, March 24. WE interrupt our regular episodes of The Morning Swim Show with a recap of the exciting NCAA Women's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships.

Swimming World's Tiffany Elias and Jeff Commings look back on the exciting swims and notable disappointments from various swimmers. Missy Franklin's freestyle-only schedule, Elizabeth Pelton

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