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Fran Crippen Commemoration Day Marked By "For Safety's Sake" Plea From Swimmer's Parents Fran Crippen Commemoration Day. Editorial. Today marks the saddest day on the world-class swimming calendar: it is the ninth anniversary of the death of Fran Crippen, the first swimmer to lose his life on the watch of FINA and USA Swimming.

Premade Prescription Swimming Goggles vs. Custom Prescription Swimming Goggles Prescription swimming goggles can be made for almost anyone. Prescription swimming goggles for astigmatism are made with corrective lenses that are similar to the lenses placed in glasses. The key difference is the way goggle lenses are made to ensure they form a good water-tight seal with the goggle frame.

Orange Bowl Winter Training in Key Largo Florida at Jacobs Aquatic Center Winter training at Jacobs Aquatic Center in Key Largo, Florida for college swim teams. Annual Orange Bowl Swim Classic meet.

Two-Time Georgia State Champion Henry Bethel Verbally Commits to Indiana for 2021 Native Henry Bethel announced his verbal commitment to the Indiana Hoosiers via Instagram and will arrive in Bloomington as a member of the class of 2025.

Wisconsin Badgers Add Another to Class of 2025, Receive In-State Verbal from Abby Carlson NEW COMMIT: The Badgers have picked up their third early verbal commitment for the class of 2025, this time from in-state native Abby Carlson of Waukesha, Wis. She will join Nation's Capital teammates Mackenzie McConagha and Paige McKenna in the fall of 2021.

Give the Gift of a High-Performance Mindset This Year Looking for the perfect gift for the elite-minded swimmer in your life? Maybe a little something-something for yourself? Here's how Conquer the Pool will help turn their swimming up to eleven. When you think about your swimming, it's largely in terms of physical and measurable things:.

Preview - World School Swim Champions 2020 WSGSWIM ‍️ - Schools from around the world will descend on London Aquatics Centre in May, to compete at the home of the London 2012 Olympics. Former Team GB Olympian…

Dean Farris wins 100y freestyle at 2019 NCAA swimming championships Dean Farris of Harvard took gold in the 100-yard freestyle event at 2019 NCAA championships with a time of 40:80. Watch the full race here.

Swedish Top Swimmers to Skip the Glasgow 2019 European Short Course Championships Sarah Sjöström has earlier decided to drop the Glasgow 2019 Europeans for the new ISL Swimming Series. Now it is also clear that World Cup high ranked Michelle Coleman will prioritize training rath…

It's Never Too Late To Learn To Swim - Helen's #LoveSwimming Story The swimming sector has released the next chapter in the #LoveSwimming campaign, celebrating the achievements of adults who have conquered a fear of water or simply decided it’s never too late to l…

Olympic Champion Mack Horton Banking On Long Game In Short-Course Opener In Melbourne Olympic Champion Mack Horton banking on long game in short course opener in Melbourne; shot at what would be Horton's first-ever Aussie s/c title. The Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Swimming Championships returns to Melbourne Sports Centres - MSAC - this week, from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 October 2019.

Bowling Green State Picks Up Verbal from Cleveland Sports Institute's Riley McNichols NEW COMMIT: Brecksville, Ohio, native Riley McNichols has announced her in-state verbal commitment to Bowling Green State University and will suit up for the Falcons as a member of the class of 2024.

Samantha Pearson, Top Remaining Recruit in Class of 2020, Chooses Stanford Samantha Pearson, a high school senior who was ranked as an honorable mention in SwimSwam's top 20 recruits rankings, has verbally committed to the 3-time defending NCAA Champion Stanford Cardinal.

SW Biweekly - Skins Game: How ISL Team Tactics Can Save Triple-Point Skins - On sale now! In this issue of SW Biweekly, read about how the ISL team tactics can save Triple-Point Skins, and lessons they've learned as they set their sights on upcoming Las Vegas.

Louisville Head Coach Arthur Albiero Gets New Contract with $50,000 Raise After a history-making year for the Louisville swimming and diving program, Arthur Albiero has received a 25% raise to his base salary.

Texas Longhorns Land Huge Verbal Commitment from Anthony Grimm for 2021 NEW COMMIT: The Longhorns have officially entered the class of 2025 recruiting game by scoring a verbal commitment from arguably the most sought-out recruit in his year. Anthony Grimm of Fairfax, Va, will arrive in Austin for the 2021-22 season.

U.S. Open Qualifier Alexander Neff Will Stay In State, Announces Verbal to Virginia Tech NEW COMMIT: Virginia Beach, Va. native Alexander Neff has announced his in-state verbal commitment to the Hokies and will arrive in Blacksburg in the fall of 2020. Neff swims year-round with Tide Swimming and finished 13th in the 200m fly this past summer at Junior Nationals to achieve the U.S.

Keaton Jones Breaks 13-14 National Age Group Record in 200 Backstroke Jones hit his Olympic Trials cut earlier this summer at the Arizona Long Course Age Group State Championship meet when he swam 2:01.20, and took one last shot at the record before aging up - this was his last meet before his birthday. All-Time Top 10 13-14 Boys in U.S.

14th-Ranked Recruit McConagha Sends Verbal to Wisconsin for 2021 Season Mackenzie McConagha has sent a verbal to the University of Wisconsin Badgers for the 2021-2022 season. She is the 14th-ranked recruit in the SwimSwam class of 2021. A native of Broadlands, VA, McConagha currently swims with Nation's Capital Swim Club.

1 Recruit in High School Class of 2021 Anthony Grimm Makes College Choice The immensely versatile Anthony Grimm will head to the University of Texas in the fall of 2021.

Missouri's Nick Alexander Tabbed as SEC Swimmer of the Week - Mizzou senior swimmer Nick Alexander was named the Southeastern Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. The honor was the second of Alexander's career, as he also claimed Men's Swimmer of the Week honors on Nov. 20, 2018.

Florida State, Pitt Split ACC Weekly Honors On the women's side, fellow Seminoles Aryanna Fernandes and Molly Carlson have been tabbed ACC Women's Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively. Vera won both of his races to help Pitt defeat Michigan State over the weekend. The junior from Clinton, Mississippi, took first in both the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle.

World Juniors Medalist Gabe Mastromatteo Commits To University of Toronto Rising Canadian breaststroker Gabe Mastromatteo has opted to remain north of the border for his collegiate years, signing a letter of intent to swim for the University of Toronto beginning in the 2020-21 season. The news was announced by the Varsity Blues on Saturday.

Niedzialek, LaGrand, Sanchez, Tener Honored by Horizon League Oakland’s Susan LaGrand and Milwaukee’s McKenzie Sanchez, Cleveland State's Dominik Niedzialek and IUPUI"s Patrick Tener picked up Horizon League weekly nods.

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