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  • Feb

    25 Reasons Swimming is a Love-Hate Relationship: Celebrate Valentine's Day + Win!

    With Cupid aiming his arrow at February 14, we’ve got one true love on our mind—swimming. As swimmers, we devote countless hours to the sport. We develop a strong passion that fuels us day in and day out. We unknowingly put the sport before our own wants and needs. We create unforgettable memories and unbreakable bonds. We put our entire heart into the sport of swimming. Sounds a lot like love, right?

    Sure, we love swimming—if we didn’t, would we really be jumping into water in near-freezing weather? But every swimmer will be the first to admit, with that undying love, there’s a little bit of hate.

    Swimming is the true essence of a love-hate relationship. Here are 25 reasons why;

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  • Feb

    "Touch the Wall" Movie Review: More Than a Swimming Documentary

    Touch the Wall, the documentary that shadows Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce during their preparations for the 2012 London Games premiered last November to a packed theater in Franklin’s native Denver.

    Since then, the movie has been playing in theaters and community centers across the country, hosted mostly by swim teams before the scheduled DVD launch in May.

    Some of us here at SwimOutlet had the chance to preview the movie during the documentary’s New York premiere just before Thanksgiving.

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  • Dec

    SwimOutlet's Top Five Swim Moments of the Year

    As we wrap up 2013, we take you back to the top five most memorable moments in swim through the eyes of the SwimOutlet team. The #SwimOutletTop5 countdown is a recap of what we see to be the greatest swim stories of 2013. We want to know what you think the top swim moment was for the year. Submit your vote in the comments below with #1-5 or "other." All of the comments submitted by Jan 6. will be entered for a chance to win a $50 SwimOutlet.com gift card and SwimOutlet prize pack!

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    Tagged with: #SwimOutletTop5 #2013countdown #topswimmoments #top5 #newyearcountdown
  • Aug

    Top Tech Suits and Fashion Suits at 2013 Worlds

    While the world was checking out times and tallying scores at the recent 2013 Swimming Worlds, the fashionistas at SwimOutlet.com noticed other aspects of the meet: the best and brightest swimsuits on display in Barcelona.

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  • Feb

    Missy Franklin Ready for 2013: Gold Medal Minute Presented By SwimOutlet.com

     

    5-time Olympic Medalist Missy Franklin gives a great interview on Gold Medal Minute about her post-Olympic life, including media appearances, swimming for her high school, winning Golden Goggles awards, and her Bieber Fever! 

     

     

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  • Dec

    SwimOutlet.com's Top 10 Viral Swimming Videos of 2012

    We made a list and checked it twice. With the end of the year upon us, we thought we’d look back on some of the best viral videos from 2012. Enjoy some laughs and Happy New Year from SwimOutlet.com

    #10 - Elon Swim Club goes Gangnam Style
    It’s the biggest video phenomenon of all time, here’s the swimming version!
     
    #9 - Tony Azevedo's Lamborghini Trick Shot Video
    See U.S.A. Water Polo star Tony Azevedo pull off quite an unbelievable trick shot during a kids clinic in California.
     
    #8 - Breaking the Ice
    A man cannonballs into a frozen pool. Watch it and wince!
     
    #7 - Matt Grevers' On Deck Proposal
    How about this for catching your girlfriend by surprise! Great work from Olympic champion Matt Grevers.
     
    #6 - The Meaning of Jeah!
    Ryan Lochte takes us through the various interpretations and meanings of his own addition to Webster’s Dictionary: “JEAH”
     

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