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6 Team Bonding Ideas To Unite the Squad

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern. As the summer winds down and the school books come out, college swimmers are preparing for another eventful season full of grueling practices and best times. While the coaches are preparing tough sets, team captains are looking for ways to help ...

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The Evolution of Women's Swimming: From Then to Now

The Evolution of Women's Swimming: From Then to Now By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern. Women have fought for equal rights throughout history, but the first major spark of women's suffrage in America began during the 1920s. Women’s suffrage is often focused on women’s right to .....

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Creative Ways to Shake Up Your Summer Training

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern.  As the school year begins to wind down, most people are packing up to go to the beach - but not swimmers! They are getting ready for endless double practices, knee skin tan lines and nap time. While sun burns and sore muscles are inevitable, mi...

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Erin Voss Leads Stanford's Four-Peat at Pac-12 Championships

Stanford ended the 2020 Pac-12 Championships with another win, extending their reign to four consecutive years. Now, Erin Voss and the Cardinal have their sights set on an NCAA four-peat. Stanford coach Greg Meehan has been preparing his swimmers all season to build up their speed in preparation for...

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2019 Phillips 66 US National Championships Day 3 Finals: Live Recap

Day 3 of prelims was filled with close finishes, a family rivalry, fast times, and a heartfelt goodbye. Tonight's finals begin with the women's 400 IM. This event should be one to watch as the top eight swimmers each shine in their own top strokes, possibly switching the lead at every wall. Followin...

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U.S. Nationals: Redemption for Madisyn Cox in the 200 Breaststroke

Women's 200 Breast (Madisyn Cox) A year after being forced to sit out of Nationals due to a positive doping test, Madisyn Cox made the most of her return to the meet by easily besting the field in the 200 breaststroke. Cox moved through her four laps in 2:23.84 to take the gold medal, finishing well...