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August 22, 2012 Scott McMahon
Not Just For Runners: Swim to the Moon 10K
Michigan swimmers had the chance to put their endurance to the test on August 12 at Epic Races' Swim to the Moon.  The young swimmers ruled the day, as five athletes under the age of 20 took home top prizes.

November 1, 2011 Rachel Phillips
Athlete Profile: Erica Rose
Erica Rose, Michigan athlete, open water swimmer and close friend of Emily Brunemann (another open water swimmer with a Michigan connection) has taken a step back from competing fulltime and made a home for herself in Ann Arbor.

October 24, 2011
Emily Brunemann Goes 2 for 2 At End of Season
Emily Brunemann, U of M graduate and 2012 Olympic hopeful, is maintaining her world-class standing--she finished off her 2011 season with two consecutive FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup victories in Hong Kong and Shantou, China.  Below are the results for the 10K races.

October 4, 2011 Rachel Phillips
A Woman Making Moves, One Stroke at a Time
For many of us, the 2012 Olympics in London have not begun to occupy our thoughts or conversations.  But for the athletes who hope to claim a spot on the U.S.A Olympic team, the upcoming games have already consumed their lives-both time-wise and financially.  For 24-year-old Emily Brunemann, University of Michigan graduate and 2012 Team U.S.A. open water swimming hopeful, the fight for the chance to compete has been a journey constructed by drive, determination and the will to push through the roadblocks.

May 16, 2011 Tim Josephs
Swimming for Triathlon
For beginners to the sport, my experience has shown that most come from a general exercise or running background, but have little to no open water swimming/racing experience.  The swim start can be intimidating for the uninitiated and may take several years for you to reach your comfort level.  Here are some ways to overcome that anxiety and get you as prepared as possible.

September 9, 2010
U.S. Olympic Committee Expands Paralympic Swimming Resident Program
The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) has added ten new Paralympic swimmers to the Paralympic Swimming Resident Program, expanding the team to 16 athletes, all of whom will live and train at the Olympic Training Center (OTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo.

August 26, 2010
The Fitter & Faster Tour 2010
Michigan Kids Can Learn Swim Techniques from Olympians

August 16, 2010
Olympic Champion Authors Book, "Call the Suit"
Sheila Taormina teaches swim technique from under the water

July 12, 2010
Legendary Long Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad Sets World Record Swim At Age 60
Nyad Completed 24-hour Swim Off Key West, looks to 103-mile Swim from Cuba to Florida without a Shark Cage

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