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How Body Type May Determine Runners’ and Swimmers’ Destinies

In competitive running, body type is destiny: If you’re a sprinter powering yourself over a short stretch of track, you better pack a lot of muscle onto your frame. But all that bulk is too much to carry through...

USA Swimming Foundation Announces 2019 Make A Splash Tour Locations

The USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the national governing body, today announced the final list of destinations for its 2019 Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66. Beginning May 21, the Make a Splash Tour will...

Elgin YMCA Pelicans exceed expectations at swimming championship

After a fun and successful fall season, the Elgin Pelicans finished the summer season strong with an 11th-place finish (out of 30 teams) in the YMCA Long Course Championship. The Y's Pelicans swim team's goal is to provide Fox Valley...

Taking a swim in the Potomac? Weekly readings will reveal water quality and bacteria...

Denis Crean swims in the Potomac River two times a week. He takes others in, too, to teach them techniques for traversing the open water. The most common response when he tells people, he said, is shock: “You...

Swimming: Swimming – Peaty and Sjoestroem strike triple gold at Europeans

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Adam Peaty and Sarah Sjoestroem again demonstrated why they are the stand-out swimmers at the European Championships as they torpedoed to their third golds of the week on Wednesday.On the programme's penultimate day, Peaty, already a...

Janice Kerbel Dives Into The Surreal Art Of Synchronized Swimming

Janice Kerbel is an artist who likes to find new uses for familiar and specific forms. She is, in her own words, ‘always looking to see if there’s a way to inhabit some kind of existing language’. For her...

1376 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Go here to see 2066 Swim Jobs. ASCA SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR CEO POSITION ASCA develops...

Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Long And Strong Breaststroke

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a breaststroke set to work on lengthening out the stroke before getting down to some pace work. 2 Rounds: ...

Is swimming in Anchorage’s waterways safe?

Thom Eley tests the water at Campbell Creek near Bancroft Park in Anchorage. He’s in charge of a citizen monitoring program run by...

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