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The World of the Swimmer Vocabulary

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In the swimming world, things are…how shall we say….different sometimes. Words that we have come to know and are known by other definitions have drastically different and often times bizarre translations in swimming. If you are a newer swim parent, or are just looking to bone up on your swim terms, we offer a sample […]

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USOC Sets Gears in motion for Splashfather’s Daughter to make Olympics in Dad’s Hometown!

The United States Olympic Committee made a big splash recently when it announced that it has selected Boston, Massachussetts as the city it will submit for the United States to Host the 2024 Olympic games (#Boston2024): YAAAAAAASSSSSSSS! #Boston2024! Let’s give a lot of background that has yet to be uncovered on the Splashfather. This is […]

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50 Ways to Jump into a Pool

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This graphic really needs to be blown up and placed poolside at every pool for the entertainment of others…or at least brought to the end of season party so a game of ‘dive roulette’ can be started. Enjoy these 50 ways to Jump into a Pool, we did!!

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10 Deck Pass Patches that Should Exist

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USA Swimming’s Deck Pass App is a fantastic and ingenious creation. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Deck Pass is accessible by any USA Swimming Member (and to all swimmers with less features, see our blog post on Deck Pass and Deck Pass for everyone here) and ties into their database to allow parents […]

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Anatomy of a Swim Bag

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The center of a swimmer’s existence is most certainly their swim bag. With their only required equipment being a swimsuit, googles, and cap that if scrunched up could probably fit into a sunglasses case, what else could they possibly need that much room for?? The swimmer’s backpack doesn’t just hold what they need now, it […]

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Favorite Swim Memes

This is a collection of some of our favorite Swim Memes, some we have actually created ourselves, others we improved, and others we just plain grabbed from Pinterest or Instagram. Many, sadly, have been reposted so many times that their original author has been wiped out, so if you are are reading this and you […]

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