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8 Things Only Swimmers Will Understand

8 Things Only Swimmers Will Understand On average, swimmers spend 12 hours per week training to be the best athlete they can be. That means countless miles following that black line, hundreds of tumble-turns, and plenty of time spent with teammates. What’s certain is that swimming is a sport that re...

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10 Things That Should Not Be Said to a Swimmer

10 Things That Should Not Be Said to a Swimmer By Brooke Irving, Swimming World College Intern Swimmers lead a lifestyle that doesn’t make sense to non-swimmers. But can we really blame them for not understanding? Like no other, we voluntarily jump into a cold pool in the dead of winter (most often ...

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How Olympians Eat Their Way to Success (Check Out Their Menus)

How Olympians Eat Their Way to Success (Check Out Their Menus) By Brooke Irving, Swimming World College Intern “Eat, sleep, swim” is the classic saying which embodies the three most important components in a swimmer’s life. It is notable that first and foremost is to “eat.” Not only do swimmers enjo...

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Ellie Cole Makes Budding Paralympian’s Dreams Come True

“Dreams do come true,” Emilee Pratt said after meeting her idol Ellie Cole, a surprise which brought the young swimmer to tears. After hearing a knock at the door of her Newcastle home, Emilee did not expect the six-time Paralympic world champion to be waiting to meet her on the other side. “I heard...

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Ellie Cole Makes Budding Paralympian's Dreams Come True

Ellie Cole Makes Budding Paralympian's Dreams Come True By Brooke Irving “Dreams do come true” Emilee Pratt said after meeting her idol Ellie Cole, a surprise which brought the young swimmer to tears. After hearing a knock at the door of her Newcastle home, Emilee did not expect the six-time Paralym...