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Helene Madison - 90th Anniversary Of The Advent Of The 'Queen Of Waves'

Jason Lezak: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Remembrances of Tibor Benedek: Water Polo Great Taken Too Soon

Klaus DiBiasi: Why I Am One In A Thousand

International Swimming Hall of Fame Wants To Know If You Are One In A Thousand?

Dara Torres: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Passages: Masters Hall of Fame Diver Tom Hairabidean Dies at Age 96

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Jason Lezak: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Jason Lezak, ISHOF Honoree and called the man who made the greatest relay swim of all time, is special.  He is One in a Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Lezak said, “I made my first trip to the Hall of Fame when I was 18.  A...

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Remembrances of Tibor Benedek: Water Polo Great Taken Too Soon

A. E. Housman’s “To an Athlete Dying Young” is an English 101 staple. Employing a simple rhyming scheme, anyone can easily follow Housman’s poetical path, culminating in a four-stanza punch line: Now you will not swell the rout Of lads that wore their honors out, Runners whom renown outran And the n...

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Klaus DiBiasi: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Klaus DiBiasi, ISHOF Honoree and triple Olympic medalist is special.  He is One in a Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, DiBiasi said, “ What I remember most about coming to the Hall of Fame for the first time to compete in the...

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Dara Torres: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Dara Torres, ISHOF Honoree and five-time Olympic team member is special.  She is One in a Thousand! When asked why she wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Torres said, “I first discovered the Hall of Fame Museum as a 12-year old California kid going to my...

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Passages: Masters Hall of Fame Diver Tom Hairabidean Dies at Age 96

Masters hall of fame diver Tom Hairabidean passed away on Sunday at the age of 96. He was inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame in 2007 with five World Championships gold medals to his name. Tom Hairabidean - Hall of Fame Diver [caption id="attachment_434930" align="aligncent...

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Passages: Masters Hall of Fame Swimmer Frank Piemme Passes Away at 95

Masters Hall of Fame Swimmer Frank Piemme passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at age 95. He was inducted in the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame in 2004. Below is his bio from when he was inducted. [caption id="attachment_433665" align="alignleft" width="350"] Frank Piemme. Photo Court...

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ISHOF Class of 2014: Honor Swimmers Hackett, Kovacs, Malchow

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the postponement of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020, ISHOF will be reliving some of their previous induction classes.  Today we revisit our Honor Swimmers from the ISHOF Class of 2014.  That year a total of twenty honorees were in...

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ISHOF Class of 2014: Honor Coaches Jozsef Nagy and Charlotte Davis

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the postponement of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020, ISHOF will be reliving some of their previous induction classes.  Today we revisit our Honor Coaches from the ISHOF Class of 2014.  That year a total of twenty honorees were ind...

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Sid Cassidy: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Sid Cassidy, Head Coach and Aquatic Director for the Saint Andrew's School and Aquatics in Boca Raton, Florida is special.  He is One in a Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame's One In A Thousand Club, Cassidy said, "I have a thousand reasons. I am total...

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ISHOF Class of 2014 Revisited: Honor Divers and Synchro Swimmers

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the postponement of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020, ISHOF will be reliving some of their previous induction classes.  Today we revisit the divers and synchro swimmers from the ISHOF Class of 2014.  That year a total of twenty hon...

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ISHOF Class of 2014: Honor Contributors

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the postponement of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020, ISHOF will be reliving some of their previous induction classes.  Today we revisit our Honor Contributors from the ISHOF Class of 2014.  That year a total of twenty honorees wer...

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ISHOF Class of 2014 Revisited - The Year of the Open Water Swimmer

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the postponement of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020, ISHOF will be reliving some of their previous induction classes.  This week we revisit the ISHOF Class of 2014.  That year a total of twenty honorees were inducted; seven of whic...

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ISHOF To Acquire CG Sports Network Media Rights

ISHOF will deliver the content on its Swimming World platforms including Facebook and SwimmingWorld.TV.  Swimming World is a global leader in media and news and will serve as CG Sports Network’s exclusive broadcasting partner.

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Passages: Terry Sayring Passes From Battle With Cancer at Age 81

ISHOF is sad to announce that Terry Sayring, the 2017 Paragon Award recipient for water polo, passed away on March 16, 2020, after a courageous battle against cancer. Terry was 81 years old. Sayring first became involved in water polo when, upon being discharged from the Marine Corp in California, h...