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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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On heels of 2021 National Championship, Eddie Reese to retire after 43 seasons at Texas
May 4, 2021 — The Hall of Fame Swimming & Diving coach led Texas to national titles in five different decades, including his record 15th last weekend in Greensboro.

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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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Dawn Fraser’s Heartfelt Tribute To Legendary Swim Coach Harry Gallagher Who Passed Away Today Aged 96
Jan. 21, 2021 — Legendary Australian Olympic swim coach Harry Gallagher OAM – the mastermind behind Aussie swimming greats Dawn Fraser and Jon Henricks – passed away peacefully early today on the Gold Coast. “The Crafty Fox” as he was fondly known around the pool decks throughout his colourful 96 years was surrounded by his family and his greatest protégé in four-time Olympic champion Fraser who drove from the Sunshine Coast last night to say her final fond farewells to “Mr Gallagher.” ALWAYS MR GALLAGHER: Another legend leaves the pool deck. Legendary swim coach Harry Gallagher with “His Dawn” on t ...

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As 2021 Opens Its Eyes, A Renewed Call For Craig Beardsley to Receive Hall of Fame Honors
Missed 1980 Olympics due to US boycott ...
Jan. 10, 2021 — In these early days of 2021, we renew our call for Craig Beardsley to receive induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Upon the next vote by the ISHOF selection committee, it is hoped that Beardsley will get a long look and earn his rightful place among the greats in the history of the sport. And until that day arrives, arguments for this proper decision will continue. His contemporaries received their due. Rowdy Gaines . Tracy Caulkins . Mary T. Meagher . Their inductions into the International Swimming Hall of Fame arrived at different points in the 1990s, celebratio ...

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Bruce Furniss Hospitalized after Severe Heart Attack
April 1, 2020 — Olympic gold medalist and swimming hall of famer Bruce Furniss has been hospitalized after suffering a severe heart attack Monday, according to his family. Furniss remains in intensive care in his native California. His family has set up an account via Caring Bridge to offer updates on his condition and share support with loved ones. Furniss’ family also released a statement: At the 1976 Olympics, Furniss, 62, won gold in the 200 freestyle in a world-record 1:50.29 to lead an American podium sweep. He joined Mike Bruner, John Naber and Jim Montgomery to set a world record and win gol ...
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Australian Olympic swimming legend Davies passes away age 90
March 29, 2020 — Tributes have been paid to Helsinki 1952 Olympic swimming champion John Davies, who has passed away age 90.
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An Original Superstar: Celebrating the Life of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku
May 11, 2021 — Duke Kahanamoku is an original superstar in the sport of swimming, an Olympic legend who also etched his name as a surfing king.
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Exclusive: Team Elite Head Coach David Marsh Discusses Preparations for 2021 Olympic Trials
May 10, 2021 — David Marsh, set for induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, discussed Team Elite's preparation for a big summer of racing.
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SW Biweekly – Kathleen Baker Triumphs Over Adversity As She Aims For Tokyo
May 10, 2021 — Kathleen Baker, whose struggles with Crohn's disease have been a source of courage and inspiration for many swimmers battling more than just competition.
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Did You Know? About the Morehouse Tiger Sharks
May 9, 2021 — In the 1960s, Morehouse was one of 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to sponsor varsity swimming teams.
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How They Train: Orinda Aquatics’ Charlotte Shamia
May 8, 2021 — Of all the thousands of youngsters Steve Haufler has taught in his 45-year career as a swim instructor, it just may be that Charlotte Shamia is his quintessential poster child.

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Q&A with Orinda Aquatics Coach Steve Haufler
May 8, 2021 — Thanks to his videos and ASCA World Clinic presentations, Steve Haufler is one of the country’s most visible and successful stroke technicians.

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