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Distance Swimming is Great Again

By Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern Now that the men's NCAA Championships are over, it is time to reflect back on the record-breaking weekend and determine which race was the most excitin...

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The Fastest Year in College Swimming

By Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern The year of 2016 turned out to be a very exciting year. It started off in March at the NCAAs, where American records fell at both the women's and the m...

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2017 Men's NCAA Freestyle Predictions

By Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern The question people in the sport of swimming ask after the Olympics are over typically is, "Will there be a post-Olympic depression?" The 2016-2017 NCA...

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Staying Grounded During Championship Season

By Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern. With three major conference meets starting this week (SEC, ACC, B1G), it is important for the rest of the swimmers preparing for their championship me...

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Endless Pool Talk with David Marsh

Commentary by Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern Endless Pools have been around for twenty-five years, and are used by all types of swimmers. The Endless Pool is the swimming equivalent to ...

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Open Water Training with Grant Holicky

by Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern. Grant Holicky, head coach of Rallysport Aquatics (RACE) in Boulder, Colorado, has been working with elite open water swimmers for several years now. T...

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3 "No-No's" After Christmas Training

by Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern Both Christmas and New Years have passed, and most teams are coming down the homestretch of their Christmas training. Many swimmers are thankful (maybe...

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Michael Phelps' Top 3 Butterfly Rivals

by Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern After gracing the cover of the newest issue of Sports Illustrated, it is only fitting that Michael Phelps headline one of our final articles of the yea...

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Penn State Men Look to Return to Old Form

by Robbie Dickson, Swimming World College Intern Let's start by saying that Penn State should've been the fourth team in the college football playoff. Now onto the article. Every college program knows...

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Desert Vista Claims Girls AZ D1 Title

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website AgonSwim.com. by Robbi...