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February 12, 2013
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This Valentine's Day, Show Your Swim Love How Much You Care
PHOENIX, Arizona. LOVE is in the air! Love for swimming, of course.
Back to the Future With Jeff Kostoff's 500 Free High School Record
PHOENIX, Arizona. THIS weekend at the 2013 Metro Championships, Good Counsel's Jack Conger took down one of the most iconic and historic national high school records ever -- Jeff Kostoff's 1983 time in the 500-yard free.
Streamlined News: Analyzing High School Records, College Dual Meet Action
PHOENIX, Arizona. IF you're a fan of high school swimming -- and who isn't? -- you were treated to one of the best championship weekends in history. National high school records fell in five different events on Friday and Saturday at the hands of three swimmers in Maryland and Colorado.
JR Rosania Presents Butterfly and Freestyle Strength Exercises
PHOENIX, Arizona. SWIMMING World Magazine's top fitness trainer JR Rosania is back with two more exercises to improve your swimming strength!
Nike Called On To Support Antidoping Agencies in Lance Armstrong Aftermath
LOS ANGELES, California. IN a Christian Science Monitor article, former Swimming World contributing editor Tito Morales and author of Forward Swim lays out a distinct call for Nike to financially support antidoping agencies after "steadfastly backing [Lance] Armstrong and other Nike athletes who've doped."
College Swim Coaches Look to Stand Against Recruiting High School Juniors
PHOENIX, Arizona. RECENTLY, the NCAA approved a boatload of recruiting deregulation that opened the floodgates for communication between coaches and recruits beginning this summer. The NCAA has, however, tabled the possibility of opening the door even wider by allowing high school juniors to also be contacted.
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Morning Swim Show: USA Swimming's Matt Farrell Talks Swimming Growth
PHOENIX, Arizona. ON today's edition of The Morning Swim Show host Tiffany Elias talks to USA Swimming's Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Farrell. Farrell talks about the future of the sport of swimming, including some USA Swimming initiative to increase involvement in the sport amongst all age groups.
Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach Deemed Unsafe, Will Close Permanently
LONG BEACH, California. THE Belmont Plaza Olympic pool, the site of two Olympic Trials and several other top-flight competitions, has been officially closed by an order of the Long Beach, Calif., city council Monday.
CSCAA Division 3 Rankings: Emory Stays Atop for Women, as does MIT for Men
PHOENIX, Arizona. A new set of Division III college rankings was released today by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Emory University remains the unanimous number one team in Division III Women's Swimming and Diving, while on the men's side M.I.T. retains the number one ranking from the previous College Swimming Coaches Association of America ranking.
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What you'll find in the February 2013 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
A Meteoric Rise
Katinka Hosszu has come a long way since representing Hungary in her first Olympics as a 15-year-old in 2004. Two more Olympic Games later—as well as becoming a multiple world champion and the top female swimmer at the recent World Cup Circuit with 39 individual gold medals—she now has her sights set on even more hardware.

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