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Dear Swimming...

Dear Swimming is reposted from two years ago, but remains a timely and heartfelt ode to the sport. Dear Swimming, I remember the first time we met. I was a young, excited swimmer with big clear Speedo goggles, ears sticking out of my cap, and a suit three sizes too big. Not yet knowing how to dive, ...

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UCLA Hits the Jackpot With 2021 Verbal Commitment from Joanie Cash

NEW COMMIT: Lido Beach, N.Y. native Joan "Joanie" Cash has verbally committed to UCLA and will arrive on campus at the start of the 2021-22 season. She will suit up for the Bruins as a member of the class of 2025 along with Mia Chang, Morgan Hawes, Taylor Schaffer, Paige MacEachern, Eva Carlson, Ana...

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An Honest Sport: 15 Truths About Swimming

15 Truths About Swimming Swimming is a sport like no other. You learn a lot about yourself throughout your years as a swimmer and the sport inherently instills valuable life lessons in you. Even when your time as a competitive swimmer is done, you still continue to learn more about the sport and hav...