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Long Course Swimming, Forever Supreme

Commentary by Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern. In just a few short months, the long course season begins. As the New Year draws ever closer, so does the end of our beloved short course se...

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The 10 Sayings of Swimsmas

By Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern. The weather is getting colder and you’re finishing up the semester. It’s six o’clock on a Saturday morning and Christmas music is being played on the r...

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Should World Records be Faster? Episode 2

By Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern. Hello, and welcome back to “Should World Records be Faster?” Last week, we talked about the progression of world records since the mid-nineties and mad...

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Should World Records be Faster? Episode 1

By Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern. As we’ve touched on before, swimming is an evolutionary sport. Constantly improving, changing and growing in popularity, our sport has never seen a bre...

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Why Are Swimmers So Nice?

By Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern.  While swimmers go about their lives with an intense competitive nature, sportsmanship seems less fickle in our sport than it does among other sports t...

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Missouri Tigers: A Powerhouse in the Making

By Tucker Rivera, Swimming World College Intern. The Beginning of an Era The 2019 NCAA men’s swim season is surrounded by question marks. Following an off-season of immense shakeups in the sport’s mos...