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Champion’s Mojo wins Best Single Podcast Episode from W3 Awards

Champion’s Mojo podcast, known for hosting world’s best athletes and coaches, won “Best Single Podcast Episode”, Silver Award from w3 Awards. w3 selects only 1% to 10% or less of the entries to be winners. The award was presented to Champion’s Mojo for Episode 74, “Jeffrey Ritter: Broken Neck to Wor...

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The Death of Fran Crippen: Dick Shoulberg Reflects on a Special Person

October 23, 2010 changed Dick Shoulberg's life forever. It was on that day that Fran Crippen tragically lost his life at age 26 during an open water race in hot water off the coast of Dubai. Now 81, Shoulberg had been the head coach of the swim team at Germantown Academy for over 40 years, leading k...

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Celebrating the Anniversary of the Debbie Meyer Olympic Trifecta

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Debbie Meyer Olympic Trifecta This week marks the 52nd anniversary since Debbie Meyer won three Olympic gold medals in the distance-freestyle events at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. A study of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City typically produces three stand...

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Tokyo Olympics Officials Tout Safety at COVID Screening Demonstration

Tokyo Olympics officials Wednesday offered demonstrations of some of its preventative measures for a competition in the world of COVID-19, hoping to assuage fears about next summer’s games. The organizers held the event at the Big Sight convention complex in Tokyo, home of the media center. Among th...

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Lia Neal Working for Change, Diversity and Inclusion in Swimming

Lia Neal and Jacob Pebley Working for Change in Swimming (From October's Swimming World Magazine) In response to the Black Lives Matter movement, elite swimmers Lia Neal and Jacob Pebley created Swimmers for Change to promote diversity and to make swimming a more inclusive sport and a more inclusive...

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A Look at the Training Sets of World-Record Holder Caeleb Dressel

A Specific Look at the Training of World-Record Holder Caeleb Dressel Through the years, a consistent feature of Swimming World Magazine has been the highlighting of specific training programs and sets of various athletes, including the sport's elite performers. Today, we dip into the magazine vault...

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SEC Swimming Weekly Honors: Shaine Casas, Megan Keil Lead Honorees

The SEC swimming and diving weekly awards were announced by the conference. SEC Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Shaine Casas, Texas A&M Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas, a junior from McAllen, Texas, posted NCAA A-cut times in all four events he competed in at the First Chance Invite. Casas owns the top time nat...

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ISL Match 2 Day 1 Notes: Who's Missing, and Who's Stepping Up

The comment from Rowdy Gaines, just after the 200 backstrokes at ISL Match 2, couldn’t have been more spot on. “We’re not knowledgeable about where everyone sits,” the commentator said, just after assumed favorite Katinka Hosszu was upset in the 200 back, fading to a distant fifth place. With the ra...