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Up and Comers: Annika Huang Is On the Rise for Bend Swim Club

Up and Comers: Annika Huang Is On the Rise for Bend Swim Club Annika Huang of Bend Swim Club in Oregon is on the rise. She may not be the biggest swimmer out there—she’s only 12 years old—but as her coach, Heather Thomas, says, “She is small, but mighty!” Huang recently won two state titles for Oreg...

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Alex Walsh Will Return to Virginia For Fifth Year of Eligibility

Alex Walsh Will Return to Virginia For Fifth Year of Eligibility Alex Walsh has led the University of Virginia to four consecutive NCAA Championships. The Cavaliers have gone from never winning a team title to a dynasty. Walsh wants to make sure she is around for as much of the dynasty as possible. ...

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Vladimir Morozov Announces Retirement: 'We Need to Call it a Day'

Olympic medalist Vladimir Morozov is officially retired. His plan had been to "swim at least to Paris," however, "factors that I could not control intervened." Morozov detailed his retirement in an interview with Match TV. Morozov was a short-course world champion in 2013 after winning a bronze meda...

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Swim Across America Events Span Nantucket to Golden Gate Bridge

In 2024, thousands of swimmers and volunteers committed to fighting cancer will be making waves against cancer by participating in charity swims with Swim Across America. The swims take place April 20 through October 6, 2024. This year's schedule includes 24 communities with open water swims and hun...

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World Aquatics, Duraflex Renew Long-Standing Collaboration Until 2028

With the upcoming World Aquatics Diving World Cup 2024 Super Final as a backdrop, World Aquatics and Duraflex have announced that all upcoming international diving and high diving competitions will have the highest quality equipment. Under the Official Supplier contract, Duraflex will supply diving...

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Michigan's Kathryn Ackerman Heads to Purdue for Fifth Year

University of Michigan senior Kathryn Ackerman will use her fifth year of eligibility to compete for Purdue University. Ackerman announced her decision on social media. "The last four years on this TEAM have been nothing short of incredible. Practicing, racing and competing for the Block M with my b...

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ASCA Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2024

The American Swimming Coaches Association announced today the outstanding coaches being inducted in the 2024 class for the ASCA Hall of Fame are Jim Steen, Rob Orr and Pete Hovland all highly successful, longtime coaches. The ASCA Hall of Fame recognizes the greatest swimming coaches in the United S...