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Friday FunDay: 5 Unique Swimming Relays to Make Practice Fun

Friday FunDay: 5 Unique Swimming Relays to Make Practice Fun Are you tired of the endless back and forth of swimming during practice? Craving the thrill of competition that's more about teamwork than swimming the fastest time? Luckily, you can dive into the exciting world of fun swimming relays! For...

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The SwimLight: Getting to Know Notre Dame Star Chris Guiliano (Video)

The SwimLight: Getting to Know Chris Guiliano Chris Guiliano, a junior from Notre Dame, has recently made a name for himself in the world of competitive swimming. As a qualifier and medalist on Team USA's Worlds squad this past summer, he has proven to be a formidable presence in the pool. His accom...

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The SwimLight: Getting to Know Torri Huske (Special Video)

The SwimLight: Getting to Know Torri Huske Olympic swimmer Torri Huske has a long list of achievements that make her an established name in the sport of swimming. Huske has had an immense impact on the Stanford University program, thanks to her tremendous talent. Her excellence, too, has been displa...

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The Pros and Cons of High School Swimming

The Pros and Cons of High School Swimming Swimmer will gain fresh perspectives and skills if they have the opportunity to swim in high school. When entering high school, a swimmer can continue to swim with their club program, even though high school swimming offers its own set of benefits. There is ...

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15 Halloween Costume Ideas for Swimmers

15 Halloween Costume Ideas for Swimmers Halloween is a time of year when we can all let our imaginations run wild and embrace our inner creativity. For swimmers, there's no better way to combine a passion for the water with the spirit of the season than by choosing a swimming-themed Halloween costum...

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The SwimLight - Getting to Know Destin Lasco (Video Included)

The SwimLight - Getting to Know Destin Lasco  In the realm of collegiate swimming, Destin Lasco is a captivating presence known for consistently delivering exceptional performances, especially in the backstroke and freestyle events. His contributions were instrumental in Cal’s triumph at the NCAA Ch...

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A Day in the Life of a Swimmer: Just Keep Grinding

A Day in the Life of a Swimmer: Just Keep Grinding Your alarm goes off at 5 o'clock in the morning, yelling at you to get up and get ready for practice at 5:45 a.m. Come on, let’s get up and go! The thought of staying in bed for a bit longer is tempting, but you know you must wake up and prepare for...

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10 Things to Know When Swimming Outside

10 Things To Know When Swimming Outside  Some schools in warm-weather regions still have the luxury of training outside at this time of the year. Others will yearn for the chance to again train outdoors. Whatever your situation, here's a few things to keep in mind. When it comes to swimming, most of...

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The SwimLight - Getting to Know Gabi Albiero (Video)

As a senior superstar for the University of Louisville, Gabi Albiero is a thrilling presence in college swimming. She stands out as an exciting athlete to watch because of her consistently outstanding swimming. Albiero excels in the fast-paced sprint freestyle and butterfly events, and was a huge co...

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The Thrill of Relays: Exploring the Enjoyment of Racing with Teammates

The Thrill of Relays: Exploring the Enjoyment of Racing with Teammates Picture this: You step onto the blocks to be the anchor leg of a relay. Your teammates are cheering. Your coach is cheering. The spectators are cheering. You feel the adrenaline pumping in your veins, and the only thing on your m...

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NEW FEATURE!!! The SwimLight - Getting to Know Grant House (Video)

NEW FEATURE!!! The SwimLight - Getting to Know Grant House (Video) In the realm of competitive swimming, Grant House was a dominant force and standout athlete on the Arizona State University men's swim team. With numerous individual and relay event wins in the Pac-12 Championships, international rep...

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A Champion Beyond the Waves: A Q&A Dive Into the Life of Regan Smith

A Champion Beyond the Waves: A Dive Into the Life of Regan Smith Dive into the swimming world, and you'll find an incandescent star in the form of Regan Smith. From humble beginnings, engaging in swimming lessons until the age of eight, to now claiming the podium with her collection of Olympic and W...