Dec
16
200 Free Men

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World Team Member and fellow-countryman, Dominik Meichtry, won the silver medal in the 200m Freestyle on the last day of the European Short Course Championships in Rijeka (CRO). He led the race in Word Record pace for 150m before the very end Daniil Izotov from Russia touched out Dominik for the gold.

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Dec
5

World Team Member Nathan Adrian swimming for University of California posted a blazing fast time at the Husky Invitational. With his time of 18.94, he just missed the American record of 18.87 set by Ben Wildman-Tobriner at last year’s NCAA Championships.

Here’s a video of that 50-yard freestyle at the Husky Invitational in Federal Way, Wash.

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Dec
2

Sportsman Of the Year: Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps became the first swimmer to be named Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated.

Full text of Sports Illustrated article.

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Nov
4

Backstroke start work during a Dual Meet with World Team Member Guy Barnea.

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Oct
12

World Team Member Mark Foster talking on his life after the Beijing Olympics and his future in swimming.

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Sep
9

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Aug
12
This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Columns

Every once in a while swimmers visit the pool besides the official practice hours. Different reasons such as doing additional work, get a missed practice done or simply to hang out with friends and relax motivate those athletes. And so comes that I did end by the pool at those odd hours myself over the last few weeks.

During these hours of swimming in the lane lines open to the public I was able to observe a quite interesting world. A world with a seemingly clear defined “war zone” and her very own population separated in three different “species”.

What follows is an explanation of each “species” and how you can recognize them when making your next visit to the pool.

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Jun
14

World Team Coach Mike Bottom talking to Garret McCaffrey of Floswimming.

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