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How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting College Recruiting

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting College Recruiting COVID-19 dramatically altered the lives of swimmers everywhere, particularly those of high school swimmers attempting to navigate the recruiting process and its new restrictions. College recruitment usually begins June 15, between swimmers’ s...

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Big 12 Honors: Carson Foster, Anna Elendt Are Newcomers of the Week

Big 12 Honors: Carson Foster, Anna Elendt Are Newcomers of the Week Texas’ Anna Elendt and Carson Foster were named Big 12 Swimming & Diving Newcomers of the Week. The award is the second consecutive for Foster. Elendt recorded an Olympic Trials cut time of 1:07.50 en route to a first-place finish o...

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Challenging 9 Swimming Myths That Have Run Rampant

Challenging 9 Swimming Myths That Have Run Rampant By Gigi Picard, Swimming World College Intern For whatever reason, myths just pop to the surface when non-competitive swimmers comment on swimmers and swimming in general. I know I’ve encountered some wild theories like swimmers shouldn’t go on land...

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37 Thoughts Swim Fans Have from the Stands

37 Thoughts Swim Fans Have from the Stands (Archive) By Chandler Brandes, Swimming World College Intern. This past weekend I did something I have never done before: I watched my first swim meet. Technically, I have watched hundreds of swim meets before, but always from the deck as either a swimmer r...

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The Fifth Stroke: Dolphin Kick Drills That Can Improve Performance

The Fifth Stroke: Dolphin Kick Drills That Can Improve Performance By Mark McCluskey, Swimming World College Intern In recent years, we have consistently watched the sport of swimming develop and grow as we discover ways to become faster. One of the biggest discoveries is the importance of dolphin k...