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September 24, 2013

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PHOENIX, Arizona. SWIMMING World Magazine is now offering a new Team Partnership program that includes an exclusive subscription offer for swim team members in the United States. The offer includes a FREE Swimming World T-Shirt when team members purchase a Total Access subscription to Swimming World Magazine through their team.

Congrats to Eric Shanteau; Officially in Remission From Cancer After Five Years Cancer Free
AUSTIN, Texas. WE just wanted to take a moment to send a quick congrats to Olympic gold medalist Eric Shanteau. Today, he tweeted out that he has officially been cancer free for five years, stating that his remission is now official.

USA vs. European All Stars Duel in the Pool Set for Scotland
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. THIS year's Duel in the Pool has the makings to be a special competition, and swimmers from both sides of The Pond are getting excited about it.

South African Firebrand Graeme Joffe Blasts Swimming South Africa's Handling of Zandberg Hearing
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. SOUTH African radio personality and columnist Graeme Joffe has kept his eye very close on the Gerhard Zandberg situation, and just launched another blast against Swimming South Africa in how it is handling the Zandberg suspension.

Like Sands Through the Hourglass: New Rumors of Michael Phelps' Return
FORT WAYNE, Indiana. WELL, Michael Phelps certainly knows how to stir up some attention when pushing a product. Today, Phelps toured the facility that builds his Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spa in Fort Wayne, and made sure a local ABC affiliate was around to have a chat.

USA Swimming Names Katie Ledecky Its Athlete of the Year
GARDEN GROVE, California. USA Swimming closed out the 2013 United States Aquatic Sports Convention with two more awards on the final night in Garden Grove, Calif. Nation's Capital's Katie Ledecky collected her second award in as many nights with USA Swimming's Athlete of the Year honor. Meanwhile, Ron Van Pool snared the 2013 USA Swimming Award for his contributions to the sport.

Olympians Gather to Race and Support Cancer Research
LAKE LANIER ISLANDS, Georgia. NEARLY a dozen Olympians gathered at Lake Lanier just north of Atlanta Saturday to race in the fourth annual Swim For Your Life event, with Ashley Whitney and Matt McLean each winning events.

Belmont Plaza Pool Closure Forces Relocation of Southern Pacific Masters SCM Meet
LONG BEACH, California. THE closure of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool and the subsequent renovation will not affect the Southern Pacific Masters short course meters championships, regarded as one of the fastest and largest non-national championship Masters meets in the United States.

ICYMI: NISCA Academic All-American, Scholar Teams Posted
PHOENIX, Arizona. IN case you missed it, the September issue of Swimming World Magazine featured the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association's (NISCA) All-American lists. This feature spanned a full seven pages in our publication, making it one of the most covered items in our magazine each year in terms of space.

Olivia Morgan Named USA Synchro Athlete of the Year
ANAHEIM, California. USA Synchro announced its annual award winners and board member election results Saturday night at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention.

Catherine Vogt Discusses Road to Open Water Success for Haley Anderson and Ous Mellouli - Part 1
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. SWIMMING World attended the American Swim Coaches Association's world clinic earlier this month, where some of the best coaches in the world gathered to get tips from their peers.

Catherine Vogt on Training Anderson and Mellouli For Olympic 10K -- Part 2
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. CATHERINE Vogt was not a newcomer to the open water swimming scene when she guided Haley Anderson and Ous Mellouli to the medal podium at the 2012 Olympics in the 10K marathon swim, and in part two of her talk done recently at the American Swim Coaches Association's world clinic, she talks about the road to preparing the two for their Olympic open water debuts.

Catherine Vogt Details Haley Anderson's and Ous Mellouli's 10K Races in London - Part 3
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. THE third of three parts of USA Swimming open water head coach Catherine Vogt's talk at the American Swim Coaches Association's world clinic details the process that she took to get Haley Anderson and Ous Mellouli ready on the day of the 10K marathon swim at the Olympic Games last year.

Morning Swim Show: Cure for Multiple Sclerosis Part of Auburn Swimming's Season Goals
PHOENIX, Arizona. THIS edition of The Morning Swim Show features a conversation with Auburn swimming and diving head coach Brett Hawke.

Bruce Gemmell Discusses Preparing Katie Ledecky for World Champs - Part 1
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. SWIMMING World continues its series of videos from talks featuring renowned coaches from the American Swim Coaches Association's world clinic earlier this month.

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What you'll find in the October 2013 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
FINA World Championships: Life after Phelps
The words, “Michael Phelps” and “world records,” dominated the headlines of this summer’s World Championships, as the absence from the sport of the Greatest Olympian of All Time sometimes overshadowed the electric performances in the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.

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