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Is “Ledecky Fatigue” Setting in?

Commentary by Joe Johnson This article is a counter-point to David Rieder’s article “Kathleen Baker Fulfills Big Expectations to Become Three-Time NCAA Champ” I will start this article by getting this out of the way first – this is in no way meant to demean the performance of Cal’s Kathleen Baker at...

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Tell Ryan Lochte That Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

Commentary by Joe Johnson Comedian Adam Carolla has a comedy bit where he states that every group of friends needs the one guy that will yell " DUDE! MAINTAIN!" when somebody in the group is about to do something stupid. Essentially every group needs a voice of reason. Ryan Lochte and company certai...

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Poll of the Week: Should Missy Franklin Go Pro? - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday April 8, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know Which American Record swim was the most impressive at the Womens NCAA Championships? The results are in and they are no too surprising. 60% of the v...

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Poll of the Week - Most Impressive Performance - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday April 1, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know how you felt about Michael Phelps DUI punishment and the thought of him returning to the World Championship roster. Looking back, as part of Michael...

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Poll of the Week: NCAA Men's Swimming Championships - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday February 25, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. There has been quite the buzz around the future of college swimming. Programs continue to be in jeopardy but there are conversations that the NCAA will eliminate swimming as a coll...

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Poll of the Week: Swimming World Event Coverage

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday February 18, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Last week we polled the Swimming World audience about the event coverage they enjoyed the most Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Subscribe to ou...

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Poll of the Week: What You Like About SW Event Coverage - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday February 11, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel! There has been some controversy over the anticipated start time of the final...

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Morning Swim Show Revisited - Chuck Warner - Video

PHOENIX - Author Chuck Warner joins the The Morning Swim Show to discuss his series of articles "Triumphs and Tragedies" appearing in Swimming World Magazine in this interview from October 2014. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Mr. Warner also discusses his inspi...

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Poll of the Week: Olympic Finals Start Times - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday February 04, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Last week, we wanted to ask our viewers when they feel the swimming community should be notified if an athlete tests positive on a drug test. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For ...

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Morning Swim Show Revisited: Dave Durden - Video

Photo Courtesy: David Farr Originally aired November 27th, 2015 PHOENIX - Cal Men's Head Coach Dave Durden joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to chat about his selection as Team USA Men's Team Head Coach for World Championships next year, UC Berkeley's incoming freshman class and preppin...

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Poll of The Week: FINA and Doping Results - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday January 28, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Lately we have been asking our audience some poll specific questions about Swimming World or swimming news. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Sub...

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Jamie Platt on The Morning Swim Show - Video

PHOENIX - Jamie Platt Chairman of the Middle Atlantic Swimming Committee and Associate Head Coach of La Salle University joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to discuss USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program and La Salle's Season so far. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watch...

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Billy Doughty and Brian Nebeta on The Morning Swim Show - Video

PHOENIX - Billy Doughty and Brian Nebeta, Co-Head Coaches of Davis Arden Racing Team join today's edition of The Morning Swim Showto discuss the recent merger of their two clubs and becoming a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Be sure...

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Poll of the Week: Where Do You Read Swimming World - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday January 14, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Over the next few weeks we are going to ask our viewers some poll specific questions about Swimming World Magazine and SwimmingWorld.com. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episo...

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Dave Anderson on The Morning Swim Show - Video

PHOENIX - Dave Anderson, Co-Head Coach of The Schroeder YMCA in Wisconsin joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to talk about being named a Silver Medal team in USA Swimming's club excellence program. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Coach Anderson...

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Poll of The Week: What You Like Best About Swimming World - Video

PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the week for Wednesday January 7, 2015 sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel! There are a lot of meets to look forward to in 2015 as we get the new year kic...

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Jamie Lewis of Gator Swim Club on The Morning Swim Show - Video

PHOENIX - Jamie Lewis, Head Coach of Gator Swim Club joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Showto discuss her team becoming a USA Swimming Gold Medal Team and swimmer True Sweetser. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Jamie discusses how when she returned to Gai...

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Poll of The Week: Upcoming Swim Meets - Video

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick PHOENIX - This is the Poll of the Week for Friday, January 2, 2015, brought to you by Strechcordz swim training products. With the new year now on us, we wanted to know which meet you are most looking forward to in 2015. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Wa...

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Morning Swim Show Best Of: Bruce Gemmell - Video

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott PHOENIX - ON today's edition of The Morning Swim Show we look back to July when Nation's Capitol Head Coach Bruce Gemmell joined the show. Note: YouTube Measures Views Only For Episodes Watched On YouTube.com Fresh off of watching his star swimmer Katie Ledecky break tw...