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3 Takeaways from 2019 Championship Sites

By Ryan Gibbons, Swimming World College Intern. Last month at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Jacksonville, Fla., the USA Swimming Board of Directors unveiled additional championship meet sites


Are Swimmers and Runners Actually Alike?

By Kaylie Williams, Swimming World College Intern. There are few swimmers who will contest that they enjoy running. Likewise, there are few runners who like to swim. Although there is

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Five Ways to Get Spooky This (Swim) Season

By Grace Nordquist, Swimming World College Intern. It’s October, and that means it’s “spooky season.” While the weather gets colder, the days and practices seem to get longer. Your class

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Advice for the College Transfer Swimmer

By Lianne McCluskey, Swimming World College Intern. College transfer is a label many swimmers try to avoid. Transferring, particularly as a student-athlete, can have a negative undertone. You may be


It’s Fun to Swim at the YMCA

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World Intern. Though the Village People were probably not referring to competitive swimming when they wrote the song “Y.M.C.A.” back in the 1970’s, they weren’t quite

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What Makes the Perfect Swimmer’s Body?

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Although swimmers with a wide variety of body types have found success in the sport, most at the international level tend to look