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What it Means to be a Team Captain

By Haley Wen, Swimming World College Intern. Being a team captain is a unique role to play. Although every team follows a slightly different procedure for voting, team captains are known to be teammat...

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The Six Different Types of Swimmers

By Sarah Noll, Swimming World Magazine College Intern. Not all swimmers are created equal. Some are sprinters, some are distance swimmers, and some are everything inbetweeners. Some swimmers like butt...

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Ice Swimming: The Coolest Sport Around

By Claire Alongi, Swimming World College Intern. Swimming is a cool summer activity, right? For many the image of paradise is being surrounded by a cloud of sunscreen while lazing by the ocean or pool...

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Diving Dogs: A New Twist on Fetch

By Madeline Ladd, Swimming World College Intern. There’s skydiving, platform diving, cliff diving, and there's ...dog diving? Sure enough, Diving Dogs - also sometimes referred to as dock jumping - is...

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Busting Your Nerves Behind the Blocks

By Haley Wen, Swimming World College Intern. Whether you’re just starting out your swimming career or you’ve reached the highest levels in the sport, anyone can experience nerves behind the blocks. So...

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Adding Variety to a Swimmer's Training

By Ashleigh Scott, Swimming World College Intern. Every swimmer goes through times of feeling as though practices are redundant and stale. Walking across the pool deck day after day, jumping into the ...

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A Toast of Gratitude to Swimming

By Rachel Helm, Swimming World College Intern.  How many times do you hear your teammates grumble about training, lack of sleep, disagreements with coach, etc.? Sometimes during the grind, it can be h...

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Even Superheroes Lose

By Claire Alongi, Swimming World College Intern. Sometimes, it seems like athletes might actually be superheroes. Our favorites seem to always be on the winning side - untouchable. From basketball pla...

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12 Relatable Swimmer Problems

By Jennifer Yoo, Swimming World College Intern. The only people who can truly understand the ins and outs of a sport are the people directly involved. Many people only associate swimming with the Olym...