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Up & Comers: Irvine Novaquatics’ Teagan O’Dell
May 10, 2021 — In 2019, 12-year-old Teagan O’Dell of the Irvine Novaquatics took down Missy Franklin’s 11-12 girls national age group record in the 200m IM, clocking 2:18.69

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Specials Sets: The Development of Paige Madden
May 9, 2021 — University of Virginia's Paige Madden played an important role in the Cavaliers’ first-ever women’s NCAA championship in March, winning four events.

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Swimming Technique Concepts: Maximizing Swimming Velocity Part 1- Stroke Rate vs. Stroke Length
May 7, 2021 — The latest issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download in the Swimming World Vault! Non-Subscribers Can Download This Issue Here   Swimming Technique Concepts: Maximizing Swimming Velocity

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Swimming World May 2021 – King 15: Eddie Reese Retires After Leading Texas To 15th NCAA Championship
April 30, 2021 — Read about Texas Longhorns coach Eddie Reese, who recently announced his retirement after leading Texas to its 15th NCAA Championship win, and much more!

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Up & Comers: SwimMAC’s Diggory Dillingham
April 8, 2021 — Diggory Dillingham, son of SwimMAC coach Megan Oesting, is on a roll. He was the fastest 14-year-old 50 yard freestyler in the country (20.67) for the 2019-20 season

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FINIS Smart Goggle Now Available, New Technology Powered by CIYE
April 6, 2021 — After nearly two years of research and development, we are proud to announce the release of the FINIS Smart Goggle, powered by Ciye™.

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FINIS | Introducing the Smart Goggle, Powered by Ciye™

It's here! The Smart Goggle, Powered by Ciye™, is designed to help swimmers improve and meet their fitness goals. The in-goggle display and activity tracker ...

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Masters World Records: The 10 Records That Remain From the 20th Century
The 10 Records That Remain From the 20th Century...
Jan. 21, 2021 — In the sport of swimming, records fall. They are, as the saying goes, “meant to be broken.” But some records linger for years, even decades, making them even more impressive as their legacy grows with time. There are several FINA Masters World Records that have stood the test of time — 10 records that are still held from the 20 th Century. That is no small feat considering how the sport has evolved in the 21 st Century. Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen holds several FINA Masters World Records, including five that are more than 20 years old. She holds the long-course meters w ...
@SwimXps  Here are the oldest Masters #swimming World Records
@GoodbyeChlorine Here are the oldest Masters #swimming World Records
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An Honest Sport: 15 Truths About Swimming
Swimming isn’t like any other sport...
The clock never lies...
and more...
Jan. 19, 2021 — 15 Truths About Swimming Swimming is a sport like no other. You learn a lot about yourself throughout your years as a swimmer and the sport inherently instills valuable life lessons in you. Even when your time as a competitive swimmer is done, you still continue to learn more about the sport and have time to reflect. Here are 15 very real and very honest truths about swimming: 1. Swimming isn’t like any other sport, so don’t expect it to be. Swimming is unique for many reasons and is truly unlike any other sport. You don’t get a timeout in the middle of your 400 IM, no matter how bad ...
@SwimXps  True that #swimming #truths ...
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Longtime USMS Volunteer Ted Haartz Dies at 92
Was longtime US Masters Swimming volunteer ...
Inducted into the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2013 ...
Jan. 6, 2021 — When he learned about the 1st Annual National Masters Swimming Championship, Ted Haartz figured he and a few of his friends could be competitive at the 1971 version of the meet.

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@SwimXps  Ted Haartz passes at age 92, longtime masters #swimming volunteer
@GoodbyeChlorine RIP Ted Haartz, longtime master #swimming volunteer and Hall of Famer
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Karen Zemlin crosses English Channel, makes Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame
May 3, 2020 MINNESOTA — Karen (Bosveld) Zemlin, 52, made history last month when she became the first open-water swimmer inducted into the Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame.
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@SwimXps  Karen Zemlin Honored: Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame
@GoodbyeChlorine Karen Zemlin first open-water swimmer honored in Minnesota Swimming Hall of Fame
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Cecilia McCloskey Has Broken 11 Masters National Records in 2020 so Far
April 8, 2020 — With nearly all swimmers reaching their prime between their late teens to early 30s, masters swimming gives an opportunity for swimmers all over to continue competing at any age. Swim Fort Lauderdale’s Cecilia McCloskey has been racing masters for over 30 years and has amassed numerous American Masters and World Masters records. With decades of experience in the pool, McCloskey is a clear example of the longevity the sport of swimming can provide. After making waves in the US masters swimming world for quite some time, the now 70 year-old is showing no signs of slowing down. Most rec ...
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@SwimXps  Congrats: Cecilia McCloskey swimming longevity, excellence
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101 Year Old Masters WR Holder George Corones Dies of Natural Causes at 101
March 28, 2020 — George Corones, an Australian masters swimmer, who made waves in 2018 for becoming the first 100+ year old to break 1:00 in the SCM 50 freestyle, died this morning of natural causes. Corones, a resident of Albany Creek, In Queensland, would’ve turned 102 years old on April 6th. Due to crowd restrictions put in place by the Australian government because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the family live streamed the funeral service, which was held today. The video of the service will be made available in the near future. Corones became a masters swimming icon in Australia for tearing up record ...
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USMS Members Kerry O’Brien and Clay Britt to Be Inducted Into Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame
June 8, 2021 — Every year, a select few Masters swimmers from around the world are inducted into the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame, a division of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. In 2021, the list of inductees includes two longtime U.S. Masters Swimming members—Kerry O’Brien of Walnut Creek Masters and Clay Britt of Montgomery Ancient Mariners—who’ve achieved the highest level of their respective disciplines within the sport. The induction will take place Oct. 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Swim Mom Musings: Set Your Soul on Fire
June 8, 2021 — The memories and lessons you've gained from swimming that go far beyond the lane lines. These are a few of the gifts you will treasure for a lifetime.

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