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Historic Finish for Minority Swimmers at NCAA Championships

Simone Manuel (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

In 2002, Maritza McClendon became the first African American to break an American record in swimming. In 2004, she became the first African American to earn a place on the U.S. 855 more words


Harry Hay Trophy

Come and celebrate the last day of the Spit season tomorrow. If you haven’t yet won a trophy, boys and girls are invited to compete for the Harry Hay consolation trophy in a 50m freestyle race. 306 more words


Missy Franklin Officially Turns Professional

 Missy Franklin (Evan Pike-USA TODAY Sports)

By Jared Anderson/SwimSwam.com

Missy Franklin is wasting no time in jumpstarting her professional swimming career. A day after wrapping up her college career with… 332 more words


Olympians - Dance Like Everybody's Watching And They Hate You (New Album)

Olympians are gearing up for the release of their lastest EP  ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching And They Hate You’. Releasing Via Barely Regal Records from Monday 23th, They are currently streaming… 173 more words

New Music

First Listen: new music from Cousin and Olympians

Once again, we’ve slipped into neglecting the blog somewhat, as a result of being on holiday (lame excuse) and working mad hours at our respective day jobs (slightly more reasonable excuse). 304 more words


A Mother's Work - Sunday Photo Fiction

A Mother’s Work

Life had gone on with much difficulty for the goddess, Gaea. The goddess of Earth endured many tribulations. At last, her grandson, Zeus had released her son Kronos. 321 more words

Short Fiction

Brett Hill Trophy

Most of us Spit Club members can’t imagine swimming more than a few metres of butterfly. But we relish the opportunity to watch more able bathers battling it out for the 50m Brett Hill trophy tomorrow morning and the 100m trophy next week. 274 more words